In general, how do you become a member of a housing coop? (And more specifically, how in the UK? Anyone with experience of doing so?)
@neil Depends on the housing co-op. :)
But seriously - it really depends.
@samtoland Fair enough! So I guess the process for joining one would be - find one near me; get in touch with them.
I guess what I'm wondering is, is that a common path to take? Waiting lists are usually long, right? Is it better to know someone who is already in the coop? Is it better to get in at day 0 and start your own with a group of like-minded individuals?
@neil look up National Federation of Housing Co-ops, they should have a list of affiliates. Co-ops usually have membership policy/criteria, and waiting list.
social.coop is a a coop-run corner of the fediverse, a cooperative and transparent approach to operating a social platform. We are currently closed to new memberships while we improve our internal processes and policies, and plan to re-open to new folks when that work is complete. [9/2/2018]