The Austin Cooperative Business Association is dedicated to growing and strengthening the Austin-area cooperative community.

 

housing

Members represent 20 houses and over 800 residents. Housing cooperatives provide affordable residential solutions based on shared ownership, community stewardship, and mutual aid.

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consumer

Two major Austin consumer co-ops, Wheatsville Food Co-op and Black Star Co-op, total over 23,000 members. These co-ops are devoted to high quality, local, sustainable food and cuisine.

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worker

4th Tap Brewing Co-op, Earthbound Builders Collective,  Polycot Associates, and Treasure City Thrift are high-performing businesses democratically owned and managed by their employees. .