COOPSERVATIONS

COOPSERVATIONS is NAHC’s newest resource. Our blog focuses on topics most relevant to professionals in the co-op industry. Cooperative housing governance, development, financial issues and more are up for discussion. Stand with NAHC at the forefront of cooperative housing issues to keep the conversation going.

Cooperative Developers among Fund Recipients

by webmaster | March 27, 2019 | Developing Housing Cooperatives

The U.S. Treasury Department recently announced the distribution of $160,000,000 in funds to 221 community development financial institutions. Among the awardees are Capital Impact Partners (an affiliate of NCB), New Hampshire Community Loan Fund and Chicago Community Loan Fund.

CSI Upgrades, Rebrands and Refinances Its Kalamazoo, Mich., Cooperative

by webmaster | March 27, 2019 | Developing Housing Cooperatives

CSI support and development announced this summer that it would invest $300,000 to upgrade its senior housing cooperative in Washington Square—the first step in a five-year, $6 million renovation plan. The near-term enhancements include improvements to the interior and exterior, enhanced security and a name change for the Kalamazoo, Mich., cooperative. Washington Square Co-op will […]

NAHC Board Member Addresses College Students on Housing Cooperatives

by webmaster | March 27, 2019 | Other Cooperative Topics

IN NOVEMBER, NAHC board secretary Karen Harvey spoke with diverse attendees at the North American Students of Cooperation (NASCO) Institute’s 2018 Annual Conference and forged connections to educate and encourage participants to take advantage of NAHC’s resources. Leadership at this year’s Ann Arbor, Mich., conference encouraged attendees to try new things, expand their cooperative skills […]

Two Manufactured Home Communities Become Colorado’s First ROC

by webmaster | March 27, 2019 | Developing Housing Cooperatives

Homeowners in Cañon City, Colo., purchased their 50-home neighborhood for just over $2 million in December, becoming the first resident-owned community (ROC) in the state. The lot rent for the two communities is $407. The ROC is made up of what used to be two separate neighborhoods: Cañon Country and Cedar Village. Members of the […]

2019 Cooperative Hall of Fame Inductees Announced

by webmaster | March 27, 2019 | Other Cooperative Topics

Four outstanding cooperative leaders will receive the cooperative community’s most prestigious honor on May 8, 2019, when they are inducted into the Cooperative Hall of Fame at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C. The inductees are: Terry Appleby, retired General Manager of Hanover Consumer Cooperative Society; Richard L. Ensweiler, retired president and CEO of […]

COOPSERVATIONS

COOPSERVATIONS is NAHC’s newest resource. Our blog focuses on topics most relevant to professionals in the co-op industry. Cooperative housing governance, development, financial issues and more are up for discussion. Stand with NAHC at the forefront of cooperative housing issues to keep the conversation going.

Cooperative Developers among Fund Recipients

by webmaster | March 27, 2019 | Developing Housing Cooperatives

The U.S. Treasury Department recently announced the distribution of $160,000,000 in funds to 221 community development financial institutions. Among the awardees are Capital Impact Partners (an affiliate of NCB), New Hampshire Community Loan Fund and Chicago Community Loan Fund.

CSI Upgrades, Rebrands and Refinances Its Kalamazoo, Mich., Cooperative

by webmaster | March 27, 2019 | Developing Housing Cooperatives

CSI support and development announced this summer that it would invest $300,000 to upgrade its senior housing cooperative in Washington Square—the first step in a five-year, $6 million renovation plan. The near-term enhancements include improvements to the interior and exterior, enhanced security and a name change for the Kalamazoo, Mich., cooperative. Washington Square Co-op will […]

NAHC Board Member Addresses College Students on Housing Cooperatives

by webmaster | March 27, 2019 | Other Cooperative Topics

IN NOVEMBER, NAHC board secretary Karen Harvey spoke with diverse attendees at the North American Students of Cooperation (NASCO) Institute’s 2018 Annual Conference and forged connections to educate and encourage participants to take advantage of NAHC’s resources. Leadership at this year’s Ann Arbor, Mich., conference encouraged attendees to try new things, expand their cooperative skills […]

Two Manufactured Home Communities Become Colorado’s First ROC

by webmaster | March 27, 2019 | Developing Housing Cooperatives

Homeowners in Cañon City, Colo., purchased their 50-home neighborhood for just over $2 million in December, becoming the first resident-owned community (ROC) in the state. The lot rent for the two communities is $407. The ROC is made up of what used to be two separate neighborhoods: Cañon Country and Cedar Village. Members of the […]

2019 Cooperative Hall of Fame Inductees Announced

by webmaster | March 27, 2019 | Other Cooperative Topics

Four outstanding cooperative leaders will receive the cooperative community’s most prestigious honor on May 8, 2019, when they are inducted into the Cooperative Hall of Fame at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C. The inductees are: Terry Appleby, retired General Manager of Hanover Consumer Cooperative Society; Richard L. Ensweiler, retired president and CEO of […]