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Housing co-operatives. by Great Britain. Department of the Environment.

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Published by HMSO in London .
Written in English

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SeriesCircular 8/76, Great Britain. Welsh Office. Circular 15/76)
ContributionsGreat Britain. Welsh Office., Working Party on Housing Co-operatives.
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Open LibraryOL14929457M
ISBN 100117509973

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Mar 29,  · Co-operatives were once a powerful force in Uganda, giving poor citizens the power to band together, before Idi Amin destroyed them. But now Author: Alice Mccool. Housing cooperatives are often less expensive than apartments, and by becoming a shareholder instead of an owner, they provide some unique benefits and drawbacks. Cooperative housing gives people a voice and a vote in how they want their building – their home – managed. What’s surprised me most about cooperative housing is the sense of unity and family. Latasha L. Pipkins, RCM, CCM Property Manager Lakeview East Cooperative, Chicago, IL. Campaigning to protect social housing and build more housing co-operatives in London.