Saturday, July 30, 2011
Forced to compromise in a system that won’t?
Housing co-operatives are common in many parts of the world but have never really taken off in the UK. But is that about to change? Community co-operatives have rescued pubs, shops and other vital amenities. Now, with sky-high property prices in many parts of the UK, groups of like-minded people are coming together to form co-ops to buy a property to live in â€“ something they would never be able to do individually.