Creando vivienda asequible controlada por la comunidad mediante cooperación

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Tenants Will Win Quality Repairs with New Defense Fund

Certain violations are so dangerous that if the landlord doesn’t fix them within 6 months, tenants are legally not obligated to pay rent. This legal strategy is powerful but…

Margy Brown Announced as New Executive Director of The Urban Homesteading Assistance Board (UHAB)

It is our pleasure to announce that Margy Brown has joined UHAB as our new Executive Director.

Available Apartments

Want to live in an affordable co-op? There are apartments in multiple buildings open now.
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Upcoming Events

Wednesday, 3/22

2:00 PM – 3:30 PM

Robert’s Rules for meeting Pt 2: Rules in Action


Join us to see Robert’s Rules in action and how they can be used as a tool for effective meetings.


Thursday, 3/23

6:00 PM – 7:30 PM

Electrification for Co-ops


Join us for an introduction to clean energy via electrification of space heating systems.


Monday, 3/27

6:00 PM – 7:30 PM

Participation and Meetings


If your building is run by just a couple people, you can’t get volunteers to run for the board, or shareholders don’t show up to meetings, this class can help.


Nuestro trabajo

Explore recursos para inquilinos y residentes de las HDFC’s.


¡Conozca cómo puede trabajar con UHAB!

From tenant organizing in your neighborhood to learning about the history of affordable co-ops, we have flexible opportunities to get involved.

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Sobre Nosotros

50 años de comunidad a través de cooperación.

Creemos que la vivienda funciona mejor cuando los residentes están a cargo. Nuestro trabajo es apoyar a los inquilinos y propietarios cooperativos en cada etapa de la vivienda asequible controlada por residentes.

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Explore resources for HDFC co-ops

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How does a cooperative operate?

Operating a cooperative takes organization and cooperation. This resource is a guide to some of the basic functions fo a co-op.

Who Owns the Apartment? Dealing With Spouses, Roommates, and Children

Your co-op’s legal documents allow you to pass on ownership of your unit to a spouse, child, or non-relative.

Shareholder Rights, Responsibilities, and Advantages

Learn the rights and responsibilities of an HDFC shareholder, plus what makes living in an HDFC so special.

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