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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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VISION 4 HOUSING

Vision 4 Youth Housing Cooperative in Kenya is a youth group focused on providing its members with quality housing. Based in Nakuru Town, an area with an average growth rate of 3.1% per annum, compared to the Kenyan average of 2.6 ...Read More

Research Africa Co-op Stories
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Collab Mapping

The “Mapping social innovation and collaboration in housing – Co-Lab Mapping” is a project developed in collaboration with TU Delft, Urbamonde, and with support of the Dutch architecture firm Inbo. The Co-Lab Mapping Project ...Read More

Research Europe Educational
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Housing Co-operatives in South Africa: Presentation to the ICA Housing Seminar and Round Table

This presentation goes over housing in South Africa, the role of housing coops, examples and types of housing coops, funding, issues/challenges, and the way forward. Click here to view the full presentation. ...Read More

Advocacy Africa Presentation
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Impediments and Opportunities for Growing the Cooperative Housing Sector: an Australian Case Study

In many countries, housing cooperatives are longstanding and stable components of housing systems, providing a range of housing options that sit between the historically dual tenure poles of renting and owning. In others, such as ...Read More

Research Australia Research Paper
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Articulating Value in Cooperative Housing

Housing cooperatives are a growing presence in Australia’s housing system, providing a diversity of housing forms to a variety of household types across the income spectrum, typically serving low- and moderate-income households. ...Read More

Research Australia Research Paper
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New Housing Playbook Should be Considered

This article lays out a new housing playbook that is relevant to communities all over. The playbook offers in-depth explanations of the barriers that stand in the way of building housing and what can be done to remove them. Click ...Read More

Research United States of America Research Paper
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Socially Oriented Cooperative Housing as Alternative to Housing Speculation

National housing systems increasingly combine three main types of housing: the private property sector (homeownership and private rental), social and public rental (public and non-profit sectors), and cooperative (social or civil ...Read More

Research Europe Research Paper
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The state of Housing in Europe in 2021

offers concrete policy recommendations on how to overcome substantial challenges to decent, sustainable, inclusive, affordable housing.Read More

Governance Europe Report
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Zambia’s Rural Housing and Enhanced Youth Skills Development

Community-led initiatives in Zambia have shown success, like in Lumwana, where a group of youth was trained on block moulding to build a house. Read More

Co-op Stories Africa Co-op Stories
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