Course syllabus

Co-operative Housing

VFR035, 7,5 credits, G2 (First Cycle)

Valid for: 2013/14
Decided by: Education Board D
Date of Decision: 2013-04-19

General Information

Elective for: L4-fr, L4-fe
Language of instruction: The course will be given in Swedish


Co-operatives are also known as tenant-owned apartments. The objective of the course is to provide those persons working with real estate development, either at banks or management companies, with the knowledge and skills necessary within this continuously increasing segment of the real estate market, where the regulations concerning mortgage deeds and conveyances as well as the requirements as to the forms and decisions of cooperative housing associations are central.

Learning outcomes

Knowledge and understanding
For a passing grade the student must

· Be able to master the fundamental legal regulations concerning purchasing, mortgaging, renting and association forms that determine how cooperative housing rights are created, acquired and managed.

Understand the differences between co-operative housing and other forms tenancy.

Competences and skills
For a passing grade the student must


The main issues addressed in the course are:


Examination details

Grading scale: TH
Assessment: Individual examination at the end of the course.


Admission requirements:

The number of participants is limited to: No

Reading list

Contact and other information

Course coordinator: Professor Ulf Jensen,
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