About us


Co-operative Housing Ireland is Ireland’s national federation for the cooperative housing sector. Since its foundation in 1973 co-operative housing has:
• Supported the provision of approximately 5,000 homes across a mix of tenures,
• Taken responsibility for the ongoing management of 2,000 homes available at affordable rents,
• Promoted the development of locally affiliated co-operative societies across Ireland,
• Provided wider community development opportunities such as Childcare Services.


We are a co-operative of co-operatives, currently working with ten affiliated societies in Dublin, Kildare, Leinster, Munster, and the west of Ireland. Our local structure means that housing services are always locally owned and locally managed.


Information about joining a co-operative and access to co-operative housing is available here.

Our Strategy for 2015 - 2020 can be accessed here.

A copy of our most recent Annual Report can be accessed here.

A copy of our Annual Report for 2015 can be accessed here

A copy of our Annual Report for 2014 can be accessed here.

A copy of our Annual Report for 2013 can be accessed here.

A copy of our Annual Report for 2012 can be accessed here.


A publication marking the Association's 40th Anniversary in 2013, which contains a history of the co-operative housing movement in Ireland, can be accessed here


The work of Co-operative Housing Ireland is supported by funding from the DHPCLG through the Scheme to Support National organisations.


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Co-operative Housing Ireland

© 2018 Co-operative Housing Ireland
  • Co-operative House 33 Lower Baggot Street Dublin 2 Ireland
  • Phone: +353 1 6612877
  • Fax: +353 1 6614462
  • Email: admin@cooperativehousing.ie