HSB’s housing co-operatives form a strong, common organisation. As an ethically responsible organisation, HSB wants to be an active model within the industry in climate issues and to be at the forefront of the development of a sustainable housing sector.
HSB is one of Sweden’s biggest housing organisations. As a member, you hold power in, and run HSB in accordance with the “one member, one voice” principle.
The organisation itself stands on three different legs:
• the tenant-owners’ association
• the HSB Association
• the HSB National Federation
This organisational form allows all members (554 000 individuals) to exert an influence and to take part in the decision-making process. Members who have not yet been allocated an apartment (100 000 homesavers) belong to an HSBl Association. The members already is possession of an apartment (332 000 families), generally belong to both the housing co-operatives and the HSB Regional Association.
This type of organisation makes it possible for you and the rest of its members to gain insight and influence as well as the right to make decisions. The members whoHSB Association. As a rule, as the owner of an owneroccupied flat, you will be a member of both the tenantowners’association and the HSB Association. Currently there are 31 HSB Associations in Sweden, comprising varying numbers of tenant-owners’ associations and members.
Making your voice heard at HSB
A member can make his voice heard all the way from the tenantowners association via the HSB Association to the National Federation's HSB meeting/annual meeting. There are plenty of opportunities for active members to influence development. HSB encourages all members make use of them!