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.

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.

There are over 1000 employees and the co-operative includes its own private police force and three shopping centres each withy its own supermarket, dry cleaner, restaurants, shops and community rooms used for cultural events and private parties. . There is a 25-acre educational park which includes three elementary schools, two middle schools, a high school and a planetarium. There are also two weekly newspapers - Co-op City Times and City news.

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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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