Housing cooperative

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A housing cooperative, housing co-op, or housing company (especially in Finland ), is a legal entity, usually a cooperative or a corporation, which owns real estate, consisting of one or more residential buildings; it is one type of housing tenure.wikipedia
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Student housing cooperative

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Such is the case with student cooperatives in some college and university communities across the United States.
A student housing cooperative, also known as co-operative housing, is a housing cooperative for student members.

Homeowner association

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Each resident or resident household has membership in the co-operative association.
The fastest-growing form of housing in the United States today are common-interest developments (CIDs), a category that includes planned unit developments of single-family homes, condominiums, and cooperative apartments.

The Dakota

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There are housing co-ops of the rich and famous: John Lennon, for instance, lived in The Dakota, a housing co-operative,
The Dakota, also known as the Dakota Apartments, is a cooperative apartment building located on the northwest corner of 72nd Street and Central Park West in the Upper West Side of the borough of Manhattan in New York City, United States.

Cooperative

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A housing cooperative, housing co-op, or housing company (especially in Finland ), is a legal entity, usually a cooperative or a corporation, which owns real estate, consisting of one or more residential buildings; it is one type of housing tenure.
A housing cooperative is a legal mechanism for ownership of housing where residents either own shares (share capital co-op) reflecting their equity in the cooperative's real estate, or have membership and occupancy rights in a not-for-profit cooperative (non-share capital co-op), and they underwrite their housing through paying subscriptions or rent.

Housing tenure

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A housing cooperative, housing co-op, or housing company (especially in Finland ), is a legal entity, usually a cooperative or a corporation, which owns real estate, consisting of one or more residential buildings; it is one type of housing tenure.

Building cooperative

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"Building co-operatives" ("self-build housing co-operatives" in British parlance, which distinguishes them from worker co-operatives in the building trade) are formed by members who co-operate to build their homes but own their houses on completion.
A building co-operative is a co-operative housing corporation where individuals or families work together to directly construct their own homes in a cooperative fashion.

New York City

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and most apartments in New York City that are owned rather than rented are held through a co-operative
It is the location of Yankee Stadium, the baseball park of the New York Yankees, and home to the largest cooperatively owned housing complex in the United States, Co-op City.

Apartment

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A (house) owners' association (Vereniging van Eigenaren, VvE) is by Dutch law established wherever there are separately owned apartments in one building.
In the United States, some apartment-dwellers own their units, either as a housing cooperative, in which the residents own shares of a corporation that owns the building or development; or in a condominium, whose residents own their apartments and share ownership of the public spaces.

Intentional community

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A co-operative housing community can take many forms: a traditional apartment building, scattered single-family homes, townhouses or it can be the basis of an intentional community or a "living co-op".
Intentional communities include collective households, cohousing communities, coliving, ecovillages, monasteries, communes, survivalist retreats, kibbutzim, ashrams, and housing cooperatives.

Katajanokka

The first housing cooperatives were built around 1900, many of them in the Helsinki neighborhood of Katajanokka, in the national romantic Jugend style.
The rest of the district comprises co-operative apartment buildings and several small parks.

Jimmy Tompkins (priest)

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Father Jimmy Tompkins helped to pioneer this concept at Tompkinsville at Reserve Mines on Cape Breton Island in Nova Scotia.
He started the first regional library in Nova Scotia along with the first credit union and a cooperative housing association in Reserve Mines that was dubbed "Tompkinsville".

Sunset Park, Brooklyn

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The Finnish model of the housing company was also the basis of the modern U.S. co-ops, as the first cooperative, the Finnish Home Building Association in Finntown (Brooklyn, New York), was started in 1918 by Finnish immigrants.
The Finns brought with them the concept of cooperative housing, and the apartment house at 816 43rd Street is said to be the first cooperative apartment building in New York City.

Borettslag

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A tenant-owner's association (Swedish: bostadsrättsförening, Norwegian: borettslag, Danish: andelsboligforening) is a legal term used in the Scandinavian countries (Sweden, Denmark, and Norway) for a type of joint ownership of property in which the whole property is owned by a co-operative association, which in its turn is owned by its members.
Borettslag is the legal entity for housing cooperatives in Norway.

GdW Bundesverband deutscher Wohnungs- und Immobilienunternehmen

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The public housing cooperatives are organised in the GdW Bundesverband deutscher Wohnungs- und Immobilienunternehmen (The Federal association of German housing and real estate enterprise registered associations).
The GdW Bundesverband deutscher Wohnungs- und Immobilienunternehmen e.V. (Federal Association of German Housing and Real Estate Enterprise Registered Associations) is a syndicate of housing co-operatives in Germany.

North American Students of Cooperation

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Factors of raising cost of living for students and quality of accommodation have led to a drive for Student Housing Co-operatives within the UK inspired by the existing North American Student Housing Cooperatives and their work through North American Students of Cooperation.
The North American Students of Cooperation (NASCO) is a federation of housing cooperatives in Canada and the United States, started in 1968.

Radical Routes

Radical Routes offers a guide on how to set up a housing co-operative.
Radical Routes is a UK-based secondary co-operative of housing co-ops, worker co-ops, and social centres committed to social change.

Mutual Ownership Defense Housing Division

These developments include seven of the eight middle-class housing projects built by the US Government between 1940-42 under the auspices of the Mutual Ownership Defense Housing Division of the Federal Works Agency.
The Mutual Ownership Defense Housing Division of the Federal Works Agency, an agency of the United States government, operating from about 1940 to 1942 under the leadership of Colonel Lawrence Westbrook, was an attempt by the United States Government, late in the New Deal, to respond to the housing needs facing defense workers and develop housing projects for middle-income families utilizing the cooperative/mutual housing ownership concept.

Madison Community Cooperative

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In the United States, housing co-ops are usually categorized as corporations or LLCs and are found in abundance from Madison, Wisconsin to the Greater New York metropolitan area.
Madison Community Cooperative, or MCC, is a housing cooperative composed of 11 houses in Madison, Wisconsin with around 200 resident members.

Nonprofit organization

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However, another hallmark of cooperative living is that it is nonprofit, so that the work is done at cost, with no profit motive involved.
housing cooperatives), charitable organizations, religious organizations, political parties, commodities exchanges (in Ukraine, commodities exchanges can't be organized for profit) and more.

Cooperative Village

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One of the largest projects was Cooperative Village in Lower East Side of Manhattan.
Cooperative Village is a community of housing cooperatives on the Lower East Side of Manhattan, New York City.

Co-op City, Bronx

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The United Housing Foundation was set up in 1951 and built Co-op City in The Bronx, designed by architect Herman Jessor.
Co-op City (short for Cooperative City) is a cooperative housing development located in the Baychester section of the borough of the Bronx in northeast New York City.

Morningside Gardens

One of the first subsidized, fixed-value cooperatives was Morningside Gardens in Manhattan's Morningside Heights.
Morningside Gardens refers to a private housing cooperative called Morningside Heights Housing Corporation (MHHC) in the borough of Manhattan, New York City.

United Housing Foundation

The United Housing Foundation was set up in 1951 and built Co-op City in The Bronx, designed by architect Herman Jessor.
The United Housing Foundation (UHF) was a real estate investment trust in New York that constructed numerous cooperative housing projects, including Rochdale Village in Queens and Co-op City in the Bronx.

Herman Jessor

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The United Housing Foundation was set up in 1951 and built Co-op City in The Bronx, designed by architect Herman Jessor.
Herman J. Jessor (June 15, 1894 – April 8, 1990) was an American architect who helped build more than 40,000 units of cooperative housing in New York City.

Lower East Side

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One of the largest projects was Cooperative Village in Lower East Side of Manhattan.
A substantial portion of the neighborhood was slated for demolition under the Cooper Square Urban Renewal Plan of 1956, which was to redevelop the area from Ninth to Delancey Streets from the Bowery/Third Avenue to Chrystie Street/Second Avenue with new privately-owned cooperative housing.