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History: Our Mutual Vision
This page is an archive of what
happened in 2011 as RBH set out on its mutual road.
The files are mainly copies of publications that were sent to
Transfer of Housing -
TENANTS BACK HOUSING TRANSFER
In the ballot of Rochdale Council tenants 76%
voted yes to support the transfer of housing to Rochdale
Boroughwide Housing. The result was announced shortly
after 8.00pm Wednesday 21st December 2011.
Click here to find out
Over recent months, RBH has been working with tenants and employees
to develop a new ownership and governance model for the future of
council housing in Rochdale. Click this link to learn more -
A Constitutional Commission comprising elected tenants and
employees has now agreed the Framework for the rules of the new
Click here to read the Final Framework for Mutual Rules December
Our mutual vision began with the work of the Investment and
Click here to read the final
report of the Commission (115 KB pdf file)
In November 2010 we shared our vision with the mutual sector at the
2010 Mutuals’ Forum at the British Library in London.
Click here to see the presentation.
Our vision is for a new type of mutual which draws on the
timeless co-operative and mutual principles developed in Rochdale
in the 1840s. Click this link to learn more -http://www.co-op.ac.uk/our-heritage/rochdale-pioneers-museum/about-the-museum/the-rochdale-principles/
Our aim is for the new mutual RBH to go live in 2012, designated
International Year of Co-operatives by the United Nations -