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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 statistics featured in the Housing Co-operatives Worldwide section of this website. If you haven’t already done so, please submit updated figures to Julie LaPalme at

As indicated in the introduction of the publication: “Although co-operative housing is widespread and has an impact on the quality of life of millions of people, our housing sector is still relatively little-known.”

The publication is free in PDF or digital. We invite you to share the publication as widely as possible. If you wish to purchase printed copies, please contact Cost of the publication is £16.00 + mailing.

Profiles of a Movement was made possible due to the great collaboration received from the member organisations.

Version française: Profils d’un mouvement:  Les coopératives d’habitation dans le monde

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