Slovenia: Care Cooperatives about Zadrugator, #Cooperatives und #CoHousing in Slovenia. Beyond traps of ownership and renting for profit

“In Slovenia there is a 92% share of privately owned apartments, small share of non-profit rental ones and almost non-existing rental market. Therefore, the housing affordability is low, especially for the young, elderly and people with low and even middle range incomes.

Zadrugator* is a housing cooperative established for providing affordable and quality living conditions in Ljubljana. Members of the cooperative have partnered to build an alternative living beyond traps of ownership and renting for profit. They believe that a cooperative is a form of democratic and communal management of housing that builds on pooling of labour and resources which should in the future become a key model of housing provision. … .”