our town st helena: Creating co-ops to help solve the housing crisis. It will take a range of housing solutions

This Is What It Will Take: Creative Solutions to Solve the Housing Crisis

Cooperative housing — which can offer a less expensive avenue to home ownership — has been a model used to help combat displacement and gentrification in other cities nationwide. When residents buy a co-op unit, they purchase a share of the entire property equal to all other neighbors within the building. They develop ownership equity and manage the building together.