Investigation into Present and Future Cooperative Housing

Co-op housing is an essential piece of the housing continuum in Alberta and Canada. However, as government subsidies continue to dwindle and current co-op assets face increasing maintenance costs, a number of units are threatened. This project will assess the financial needs of current co-ops, research solutions, and put forward recommendations for new co-op housing models such as the Limited Equity Housing Co-Ops (LEHCs), land trusts, and other models.

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Built Environment: Support consumers as successful tenants or homeowners.


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Alberta Community and Co-operative Association

Across Alberta, co-operatives and credit unions empower communities with ownership and voice and help drive deep-rooted economic health. ACCA is the voice of the co-operative and credit union sector across Alberta.

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Rural Development Network

We support rural sustainability by filling gaps in service and avoiding unnecessary duplication of services. To accurately identify social issues and find effective solutions for them, we listen to hear and understand each community’s needs and develop solutions in partnership with them. Each solution is tailored to reflect the uniqueness of the residents for whom it was created.