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©2019 by Madison Area Cooperative Housing Alliance

Promoting resilience and equity in the Madison area by supporting the continuation and creation of cooperative housing

The Madison Area Cooperative Housing Alliance (MACHA) was founded in early 2018 by a group of individuals brought together by their years of cooperative living experience and their desire to support and expand cooperative housing in the Madison area. MACHA is completely volunteer-run and our services and resources are free!

Read about MACHA and Madison's newest housing co-op, Perennial, in the 6/14/2018 Isthmus article Affordable Ownership: New Group Wants to Help Others Form Housing Co-ops

MACHA's three main areas of action are:

1) Education and Outreach: Providing education and information to neighborhoods and the greater Madison community

2) Development: Encouraging the creation of new housing co-ops by helping to secure funding and financing, monitoring the real estate market, and providing resources

3) Municipal Process: Working with municipalities to update building codes and zoning to facilitate cooperative housing development

 
 
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