Choice. Control. Co-operation

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Our Vision, Mission and Values

Our Vision

To create a co-ordinated co-operative housing model of excellence that engenders cohesive, diverse and active communities and to be an eminent voice for housing co-operatives at local, state, national and international levels.

Our Mission

CENSW assists individuals and families to reduce poverty and to achieve a sustainable future through the provision of affordable rental housing and to be part of communities through Co-operative living.

Our Values

We adopt and promote the 7 principles of co-operation

Respect - To treat all Co-operative members, shareholders, staff, stakeholders, contractors and service providers with respect at all times

Inclusivity - Maintain and promote opportunities to involve all members in the management and decision-making process within CENSW and the Co-operative programs

Independence - Respect and foster the independence of each Co-operative

Accountability - Maintaining honest, transparent processes in all aspects of CENSW and program operations

Diversity - Respect and work inclusively with the different cultures and perspectives within the Co-operative housing programs

Our Vision & Values