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Dwellings owned by housing cooperatives


Definition:

Dwellings in buildings which are the property or joint property of housing cooperatives, excluding dwellings for which, on the grounds of the Act of December 15, 2000 on housing cooperatives, a separate ownership title was established, for the benefit of one or more natural persons.



Housing cooperative - is a voluntary and self-governing association of members, conducting economic activity aiming at satisfying the housing needs of its members and their families, by providing structurally separate dwellings or single - family houses as well as premises designated for other use to the members. Two types of rights can be distinguished: - a cooperative tenant's right to a dwelling, a cooperative ownership right to a dwelling.


Source:
  • Act of 15 December 2000 on Housing Cooperatives
    Place of publication: (Dz. U. z 2013 r. poz. 1222, z późn. zm.)
  • Act of 16 September 1982, the Cooperative Law
    Place of publication: (Dz. U. z 2016 r. poz. 21, z późn. zm.)

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