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Resources

Welcome to Cooperative Housing International’s resources section. In this section you will find up-to-date information from around the world. We aim to give housing coops tools and resources required for their work and to keep you informed on issues affecting housing.

If you have a resource to share please email info@chi.coop.
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Palo Alto, Mexico

Richard Audet, a colleague from Montreal, visited Palo Alto coop in late 2019 and shared this report with us.Read More

Community Mexico News Article
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Australia Looks at Austria for Affordable Housing Financing Models

Australia Looks at Austria for Affordable Housing Financing ModelsRead More

Research Australia Research Paper
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Environmental Sustainability Policy

Co-ops that care about climate change and want to shrink their environmental footprint should consider approving their own Environmental Sustainability Policy. A model was developed by the Co‑operative Housing Federation of Cana ...Read More

Community Canada Policy
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Brighton & Hove Community Land Trust

Brighton and Hove Community Land Trust in the UK filmed their workshops on community-led housing recently so that people can watch them anytime. Find out how to set up a housing cooperative, get mortgage advice and learn about pla ...Read More

Advocacy United Kingdom Video
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Capturing the Customer Voice

Resident satisfaction surveys continue to be an essential tool used to shape services, improve ways of working and enhance the customer experience or residents across the housing sector. In 2011, HouseMark launched what is now the ...Read More

Research United Kingdom Research Paper
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Co-op Creator

A co-operative is a business and requires the same level of energy, skill, and commitment as any other business. Starting and building a business can be complicated, confusing and frustrating. The Co-op Creator is designed to assi ...Read More

Design News Article
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From Conflict to Cooperation

These five booklets cover basic communication concepts, making meetings more effective, dealing with conflict, improving communication, and the vital role of the board.  View here. ...Read More

Financing and Development United Kingdom Educational
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Community Land Trusts in England: A Study of an Emerging Typology

The aim of this masters thesis by Dave Smith is to establish an emerging, consistent typology that could be termed an ‘English Community Land Trust’ – one distinct from that of other affordable housing providers; congruen ...Read More

Research United Kingdom
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Logement abordable : profils de cinq villes métropolitaines

Par cette publication, nous souhaitons ouvrir le débat sur le logement en tant que droit fondamental et enjeu métropolitain, en mettant en lumière l’expérience de grandes métropoles et dans l’espoir d’inspirer des idées nouvelles pour aborder cet enjeu absolument fondamental de l’urbanisation moderne.Read More

Advocacy Global
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