Resources

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What is Co-Op Housing?

A housing cooperative is created when people join together to democratically own or control their housing and communal facilities.

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Consensus

Consensus is about identifying a solution that everyone can live with — an outcome that is acceptable to all participants, and which does not threaten the overall stability and functioning of the community. 

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Anti-Oppression

A major part of anti-oppression practice is constructing systems that both distribute power in equitable ways and promote equal relationships between people of different identities. BHC uses specific processes and trainings create a space for all voices to have power. 

Cooperative Movement

For hundreds of years, cooperatives have served as a way for people empower themselves by pooling their resources and expertise.

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Mediation

If you are having a conflict with your housemate, you can use the BHC Mediation Services to help find a resolution.

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Income Qualification

In exchange for financial support from the City of Boulder, the BHC has signed legal covenants requiring nearly all of the residents of our co-ops to income and asset qualify. See more about the process. 

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Expert Cooperative Housing Organization (ECHO)

Boulder Housing Coalition is an Expert Cooperative Housing Organization (ECHO) that is excited to help you start your cooperative in Boulder!

  • Our Mission

    The BHC is dedicated to creating permanently affordable, community enhancing, cooperative housing for the people of Boulder County

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