About Alamo

Welcome to Alamo Housing Co-operative.

We have produced this website to explain the rights and responsibilities to our members. Alamo manages homes for our members on behalf of several housing associations. Alamo is responsible for maintaining your home and providing safe and secure housing. Alamo is a self managed organisation democratically elected management committee.

Within this website, we have detailed all our policies for the membership. If you can not find what you are looking for in the policy section you can always visit the office or contact us by telephone or email.

Unfortunately the waiting list is currently closed.

Being a member

The principles of the co-operative sector date back to the 19th century. The International Co-operative Alliance considers a co-operative to be an autonomous association of persons united voluntarily to meet their common economic, social, and cultural needs and aspirations through a jointly-owned and democratically-controlled enterprise.

Co-operatives are based on the values of self-help, self-responsibility, democracy, equality, equity and solidarity. In the tradition of their founders, co-operative members believe in the ethical values of honesty, openness, social responsibility and caring for others.

Tenant controlled housing offers affordable housing with low management costs. It can also generate significant non-quantifiable benefits such as increased tenant satisfaction and greater opportunities for involvement in neighbourhood management.

Alamo offers both long-term housing and short-life housing. Most of our members have assured tenancies, which gives them the right to stay in their home as long as they abide by the conditions of tenancy. However we also have some short-life housing which is intended to be temporary, although we will always do our best to help members find new homes when a short-life project comes to an end.