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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.

Finding a housing co-operative home

What are housing co-operatives, the advantages and disadvantages of living in a housing co-operative, and how to find accommodation in one 

Security of tenure in housing co-ops

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

Setting up housing co-ops and secondary housing co-ops

How to set up different types of housing co-operatives and the role of secondary housing co-operatives and development agents 

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