Co-operative housing: A greener and more sustainable way of living?

 Montag, 20. Juli 2020

Written by Kirsten Stevens-Wood, Lecturer, Cardiff Metropolitan University, the article reflects on the social trends and pressures that  have been pushing people together to form community-led housing projects, relying on various models and approaches. Spanning from pushbacks against perceived excessive urbanisation, pollution and environmentally damaging lifestyles, to the ongoing struggle for affordable, inclusive housing especially targeteted towards low-income residents and city dwellers, to the need to combat social isolation, to contrast consumerism and live in close-knit communities which share time, space and values, community-led housing has sough to provide solutions that adapt to a variety of demands, and its numbers are growing globally.

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