Co-operative Housing

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Bain Avenue controversy
Jain, Linda, Wyland, Francie, Oltuski, Steve
Article
1978
Rent freeze organizers state their case.
Bain Avenue controversy - Ulli Diemer replies
Diemer, Ulli
Article
1978
There is no dispute about the importance and validity of economic demands, whether in the workplace or in the community. What is under dispute is Wages for Housework's insistence that money is the onl...
Bain Co-op hit by rent strike: Rents up 18%
Diemer, Ulli
Article
1977
Minority of residents launch rent strike while majority pursues co-op ownership.
Bain Co-op Meets Wages for Housework: A political thriller
Diemer, Ulli
Article
1977
The story of the struggle that gave birth to a housing co-operative and destroyed the credibility of the 'Wages for Housework' sect.
Bain Co-op OK's evictions: Eviction notices sent
Diemer, Ulli
Article
1977
Bain residents refusing to pay their full rent are to be served eviction notices.
Brotherhood Economics: Women and Co-operatives in Nova Scotia
Neal, Rusty
Book
1998
Documents the goal of equality for women in the workplace, education, economic development, social work and co-operatives and the activism of five women.
Cohousing: Connexipedia Article
Article
A type of intentional community composed of private homes with full kitchens, supplemented by extensive common facilities. A cohousing community is planned, owned and managed by the residents, groups ...
Co-op Housing
Article
1976
Booklet designed to answer initial questions on co-op housing laws and procedures in Canada.
Co-op Housing - An Alternative
Article
1976
A brochure describing non-profit co-op housing in Toronto.
Co-operatives Bite back! The return of the co-op: New Internationalist June 2004
Serial Publication (Periodical)
2004
A look at the issues regarding and the basic principles of a co-op. Discussion of the history of the international co-operative movement and information on how to set up a co-op.
Les Cooperatives d'habitation: Organization profile published 1980
Article
1980
"Ce dossier d'inscrit dans une série de documents qui se prospsent de soulever des débats sur les "points chauds" concernant le logement et l'environment."
Dream Tower: The Life and Legacy of Rochdale College
Mietkiewicz, Henry; Mackowycz, Bob
Book
1988
Dream Tower
Mann, Ron
Film
1994
Follows the history Rochdale College, a famous experiment in co-operative living and self-directed education in 1960's Toronto.
Housing Co-operatives: Connexipedia: Article in the Canadian Encyclopedia
Article
Continuing housing co-operatives emerged during the 1960s as an innovative way to meeting housing needs and foster community development.
New Challenges to Tenant Organizing in New York City: Against The Current vol. 125
Tribich, Chloe
Article
2006
On June 16, 2006, 305 West 150th Street, a rundown 84-unit apartment building in the Harlem neighborhood of Manhattan, sold for $6.95 million. The City of New York has documented 274 housing maintenan...
Red Menace #2: Volume 2, Number 1 - Summer 1977
Serial Publication (Periodical)
1977
A Libertarian Socialist Newsletter
Red Menace #3: Volume 2, Number 2 - Spring 1978
Serial Publication (Periodical)
1978
A Libertarian Socialist Newsletter
Setting up housing co-operatives guide: Some tips on how to set up a housing co-operativ
Article
2006
Many housing co-ops are state funded; the Housing Corporation puts up much of the funding, and therefore can, on the whole, call the tune. However; it is possible to set up a housing co-op which is to...
Seven News
Serial Publication (Periodical)
1970
Seven News (7 News) was a community newspaper published in the area of Toronto east of downtown which at the time was known as Ward 7. Seven News was published from 1970 to 1985. Seven News is no long...
Strategy of Development for the Canadian Housing Co-operative Movement
Article
1977
An analysis of trends and outcomes of four strategies employed in developing co-operative housing.
The Trouble With Co-ops
Dineen, Janice
Book
1974
The story of a pioneer co-operative housing project in downtown Toronto: Down Area Co-operative Homes, inc. (DACHI).

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Corporate Watch
Corporate Watch is a not-for-profit co-operative providing critical information on the social and environmental impacts of corporations and capitalism. Since 1996 our research, journalism, analysis an...
Intentional Communities
Resource for intentional Communities including ecovillages, cohousing, residential land trusts, communes, student co-ops, urban housing cooperatives and other related projects.
Red Menace, The
The online archive of the libertarian socialist newsletter The Red Menace. Articles on socialism, Marxism, anarchism, work, popular education, organizing, wages for housework, Leninism, bureaucracy, h...

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Canadian Cohousing Network
Website
Resource for the cohousing movement which seeks to create and maintain neighbourhoods which emphasize a supportive, inter-generational community, common facilities and participation by all members usi...
Les Cooperative d'habitation
Organization profile published 1982
Organization
1982
Co-operative Housing Foundation of Canada
Organization profile published 1982
Organization
1982
Directory of Housing Co-operatives and Resource Groups
Periodical profile published 1982
Serial Publication (Periodical)
1982
...
Non Profit Co-operative Housing Federation of Nova Scotia
Organization profile published 1982
Organization
1982