Vision, Mission Statement and Key Values


Our vision is to create affordable, secure, quality housing for low income earners as an alternative to home ownership.

Mission Statement

The Williamstown Rental Housing Co-operative Ltd. is a not-for-profit tenant-managed Housing Provider that offers the security of permanent, affordable, quality rental homes to low income Victorian families.


Key Values
The Cooperative has adopted the following values:

  • Affordable/Quality Housing: To ensure all members of the Co-op are housed to a set standard in affordable housing based on income structure.
  • Community Building: To embrace cultural diversity and equality by empowering members to develop a sense of belonging within the community.
  • Accountability: Maintaining honest, transparent processes for making decisions and following the legal requirements of the Director of Housing and Housing Registrar.
  • Co-operation: Consulting and informing our members to ensure the decision making process is equal, and engaging with other Cooperatives and likeminded organisations for the improvement of services and support to members.
  • Independence: Valuing and preserving the independence of our housing co-operative.
  • Knowledge and Skill Sharing: Sharing of skills based on the educational needs of the members and the direction of the Co-op.
  • Reciprocity: Each member according to her/his capacity commits to contributing to the life of the Cooperative and is supported to do so, thereby increasing the benefits to all members.