|Re: Cooperatives||<– Date –> <– Thread –>|
|From: Sharon Villines (sharonsharonvillines.com)|
|Date: Wed, 2 Aug 2017 14:06:07 -0700 (PDT)|
> On Aug 2, 2017, at 4:37 PM, Lynne Markell <lmarkell [at] rogers.com> wrote: > > > I agree with making sure that local lenders understand _equity housing > co-ops_. In Canada, credit unions are the best source for mortgages for > individual members and the co-op itself. Canada has particularly favorable legislation for common interest organizations doesn’t it? I don’t remember all the details but it’s been discussed on the sociocracy [at] groups.io list. Someone was setting up a campsite as a cooperatively owned venture. The potential problems I raised about getting financing, for example, were not a problem in Canada. There were also more liberal provisions for advertising — that only coops, commonly owned businesses, could advertise along the highway? Sharon ---- Sharon Villines Takoma Village Cohousing, Washington DC http://www.takomavillage.org
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