NASCO Properties

NASCO Covid-19 Update

This PDF provides a thorough outline of the NASCO Family's response to the COVID-19 pandemic including how we are supporting members, adapting existing programming, and our next steps. This document was created on April 16, 2020. 


Hasten Slowly, and You Will Soon Arrive

With roots in the women's movement of the late 1800s, group equity co-ops have continued against the odds for almost 150 years, finding ways to create both affordable housing and community across North America.

Group equity co-ops are solidly rooted in the Chicago area, first rising as a practical solution to the very real needs of nineteenth-century single women. But this self-help approach eventually became an important option for anyone with financial need.

Many Hands: Building a Cooperative Future (Short Film)

Many Hands: Building a Cooperative Future 

Filmed in 2013, this is an inspirational chronical of the cooperative movement in Austin, Texas, and also an organizing tool for anyone searching for a cooperative approach to broader empowerment and stronger community.