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Housing Co-Operatives

Volume 934: debated on Thursday 30 June 1977

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asked the Secretary of State for the Environment if he will list in the Official Report the number of housing co-operatives that have been established since 1974; what are their names and addresses; and how many properties they now own.

Seven housing cooperatives have been established in England since 1974. They are: Birch Housing Co-operative Ltd, 9 Slade Lane, Manchester 13; Crumpsall Housing Co-operatives, 14 Seymour Road, Manchester M8 6BG; Fairhazel Co-operative Ltd, 49 Canfield Gardens, London NW6; Ladybur Housing Co-operative Ltd, 68 Ladysmith Road, London N17; Lodge Lane East Co-operative Housing Ltd, 108 Granby Street, Liverpool 8; People in Common Housing Co-operative Ltd, 58 Clarence Street, Burnley, Lanes; Triangle Tenants Union, 37 Springfield Road, Coventry.These co-operatives own a total of 262 dwellings. In addition the Co-operative Housing Agency lists in the April 1977 edition of its directory 70 co-operative development groups, 31 of which have secured registration as friendly societies, which do not yet own any property.