Education
training &
information

Co-operation
among
co-operatives

Concern
for
community

Research

Papers

  1. "Benefits of Housing Cooperatives and the Present Barriers to Growth in Western Australia";
  2. "Why Do Co-operatives Form";
  3. "Advantages and Disadvantages of Housing Co-operatives"; and
  4. "The Housing Co-operative Sector in Western Australia".

Dr Cheong's research:
In 2011 the Launch of Dr Elizabeth Cheong's research "Unlocking Housing Co-operatives: An Exploratory Study of Financial, Incorporation and Ownership Issues Influencing the Development of Housing Co-operatives in Western Australia" into how to create new housing co-operatives, outside the Department of Housing ownership model, was opened by the Hon Lynn MacLaren MLC, Greens Housing Minister, at the environmentally sustainable Grove Library and Community Centre in Peppermint Grove. This was FOHCOL's first event celebrating the International Year of Co-operatives, and the housing co-operative sector is hugely grateful to Dr Cheong for her selfless work in bringing this research to us.