Raise-Op Housing Cooperative
Lewiston, Maine, USA
MissionThe mission of the Raise-Op is to operate safe and affordable housing that is democratically controlled by its Members on a non-profit basis.
The five principles that support this mission are:
Respect for other people and cooperative property;
Accountability to the cooperative and to each other;
Integration across different social groups;
Solidarity with individual members who face various social and economic challenges, and Solidarity with the movement for safe and affordable housing; and,
Equity among Members in the sharing of social and economic resources.