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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.

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Getting Governance Right

Getting Governance Right - Good Governance and Principled Leadership for Housing Co-ops talks about how important good governance is if co-ops want to make sure they have sound management. This Co-operative Housing Federation of ...Read More

Governance Canada
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Getting our Co-op Principles Right

Getting our Co-op Principles Right is a short guide to the international co‑op principles, and what they mean for governance in housing co‑ops. It is intended as a companion to Getting Governance Right, a Co-operative Housing ...Read More

Governance Canada
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Co-operative Sector in Russia and the Implementation of the ILO Recommendation 193

This report contains a systematic description of the formation of the cooperative sector in the Russian Federation. It is prepared on the basis of a study, analysis, and summary of the activity of the State Duma of Russia, the Federation Council of Russia, the RF Government, federal and regional cooperative structures, and various types of cooperatives for the period from 2002 to 2009. Read More

Financing and Development Russia
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The Co-operative Housing International Good Governance Test

The purpose of the Governance Test is to provide a means for housing co-ops affiliated to CHI to measure their standards of governance and to help them develop a good governance action plan to improve governance in weaker areas.  ...Read More

Governance Global
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HSB Sweden – Living Lab

  The HSB Living Lab is a research project taking place in a specially built residential building for students, located on the Chalmers campus in Gothenburg, Sweden. The students and researchers are trying different products, ...Read More

Sustainability Sweden
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Profiles of a Movement: Co-operative Housing around the World – Volume One

This first volume includes the co-operative housing profile of 22 countries. This report presents the history and the current realities of co-operative housing around the world.  CHI is currently in the process of updating the ...Read More

Community Global
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Code of Governance for Housing Co-ops

The CCH in the UK have revised the joint CCH and National Housing Federation code of governance for co-operative and mutual housing organisations. It is intended to be a generic code that could apply to a range of co-operative a ...Read More

Governance United Kingdom
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Legal Frameworks for Housing Co-operatives: Seminars

As part of CHI's plan to map its activities to the International Co-operative Alliance's Blueprint for a Co-operative Decade, CHI held a seminar on one of the Blueprint elements:  Legal Frameworks for Housing Co-operatives. “Co ...Read More

Legal Global
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Housing Co-operatives and Climate Change

ICA members adopted a resolution at the 2007 General Assembly calling on the co-operative movement to do its share in combating climate changes. The resolution suggests three ways on how the co-op movement can act now: Measure and ...Read More

Sustainability Global
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