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Housing co-operatives

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This section examines housing co-operatives and how they work. It includes information on how people can get housed in housing co-operative accommodation and what security of tenure occupiers have, and information about setting up a housing co-operative.

What is a housing co-operative?

Definition of a housing co-operative. 

Types of housing co-operative

Different types of housing co-operative. 

Finding accommodation

Advantages and disadvantages of living in a housing co-operative, and how to find accommodation in one. 

Rights of housing co-operative occupiers

Rights of occupiers of different types of housing co-operative. 

How to set up a housing co-operative

How to set up different types of housing co-operatives. 

Secondary housing co-operatives

The role of secondary housing co-operatives and development agents. 

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