Our mission is to provide affordable, secure, financially and environmentally sustainable housing for people on low incomes, primarily in the South and East of Melbourne who are committed to cooperative democracy and engagement.


The services provided by SouthEast define its reality as a housing co-op. SouthEast commits to ensuring its long term capacity to continuous improvement of all services.


Members own and control their co-op and this is the essential characteristic of SouthEast. The board represents the members best through its obligation to be representative, accountable and transparent.


SouthEast is committed to the values of cooperation, voluntary membership, democratic control, autonomy & independence, co-op education and cooperation between co-ops.

RochdaleboroughwidehousingofficeRochdale Boroughwide Housing (RBH) is a membership based provider of social housing in Rochdale in the UK, In mArch 2012 te4nants voted to take over ownership from the Rochdale Council. The co-operative owns and manages 13,750 properties - making it the largest housing co-operative in the UK. There is a board of 13 - 6 tenant members, four council members and three independents. There are 600 staff.

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Co-opCityCo-op City was established in 1966 and is a New York City housing co-operative located in the Northeast Bronx with 15,372 residential units in 35 high-rise buildings and 7 townhouse clusters. Co-op City has approximately 50,000 residents - 55% black, 25% hispanic and 20% white. RiverBay Corporation manages the co-operative with a 16 member board - 15 are residents of Co-op City.

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After the SouthEast board meeting on the 29 June 2012, the SouthEast General Manager, Ian McLaren, said it was pleasing that 94.3% of members had now completed their rent review forms.

He said it was disappointing, however, that about 50 members had not met the 16 April 2012 and that at the 29 June 2012 there were still 5.7% of the members who had not submitted their forms.

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SouthEast Housing Co-operative Ltd
Plaza Business Centre, the Hub, Level 3,
26 to 36 McCrae St. Dandenong 3175

Telephone: 03 9706 8005

Fax: 03 9706 8558

PO Box 7141 Dandenong Victoria 3175


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