When the owners of a coastal electric cooperative lost their home, they had no idea they were about to lose their lives.
But if the owner of one of these cooperatives decides to take matters into his own hands and take over the property, how will he cope?
Cooperatives are the largest residential cooperative in the world, and while they don’t have as many members as traditional homeowners associations, they’re an important part of the local economy and the communities they serve.
Coop owners rely on a number of tools to keep their property running, including leasing it to a private company and using the power they earn to pay off the electricity bills.
If you’re a member of the cooperative, you can find out more about how to get involved here.
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