Community Land Trusts, Limited-Equity Housing Cooperatives

Technical Assistance Provider

North American Students of Cooperation (NASCO)

Technical Assistance Provided:

Accounting & Financial Management, Advocacy, Conflict Resolution, Cooperative Development and Operations, Education & Training, Fundraising or Raising Capital, Governance / Legal, Marketing & Communications, Project Management, Real Estate Acquisition & Development, Relationship Building, Research

Service Area:



Professional Services
Real Estate Development & Conversion

Accepting New Clients:



We prioritize community-oriented cooperatives with a focus on anti-gentrification and that provide assistance to historically marginalized groups. To apply for assistance, go to and fill out the form there.

Who we are:

NASCO provides development technical assistance, management support, educational materials, and advocacy for group-equity and limited-equity co-ops and community land trusts.

How we can help:

We aid co-ops with property purchase, feasibility studies, incorporation, finance planning, capital discovery, grants compliance, building expansion/redevelopment, tax exemption. Major projects with loans have success-based fees; pay only if your project develops.

Learn More:

NASCO's Organizer's Handbook & Startup Overview

1. Organizer's Handbook 2. Incorporation guide 3. Video on Co-op development 4. Support Application

Contact Us:

P.O. Box 166140
Chicago, IL 60616

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