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Catalyzing worker co-ops & the solidarity economy

Housing Cooperatives

Multi-family/unit housing that is owned and democratically controlled by its residents

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May 5, 2022

Housing co-ops could solve Canada’s housing affordability crisis

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To make housing truly affordable, governments need to support non-profit housing cooperatives.

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January 10, 2022

Lessons from Venezuela's Social Economy

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Michael Lebowitz shares his perspective on the social economic models in Venezuela and Yugoslavia. Lebowitz highlights the importance of self-actualization through protagonism and how the most successful of these models focused on solidarity over self-interest.

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August 9, 2021

Changing Stigma in Resident Owned Communities

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Kim Capen, the ROC Association Director for the New England Region, talks about his work on the ROC Association, including specific initiatives regarding stigma and branding.

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March 18, 2021

Tips on Starting a Housing Co-op

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How to start a housing co-op.

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October 29, 2020

The People's Pitch 2020

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Presentations from Start.coop's 2020 Co-op Accelerator Program graduates.

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August 10, 2020

More than a Housing Project

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Aroundtheworld.coop visits the Castalia housing cooperative in Barrio Sur, Montevideo, Uruguay

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November 25, 2019

Do housing co-ops decommodify housing?

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The differences between market-rate housing cooperatives, limited-equity housing cooperatives, and zero-equity co-ops.