Urban Alternatives is launched by a collaboration of different actors which are united in their efforts to create a more democratic, just and sustainable world. This map seeks to highlight initiatives that work towards this goal. Proposal for initiatives not listed yet can be made directly on the website. This process is open to new collaborations.


Rochdale Boroughwide Housing

Inclusive Housing & Public Space

Rochdale Boroughwide Housing provides an example of an innovate model of co-ownership and governance between residents, workers and the local authority. It provides an example of how municipalities can support residents in governing their own good quality and affordable housing, moving away from traditional models of state ownership towards large-scale common ownership and governance.

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