DescriptionThe Estonian Union of Co-operative Housing Associations (EKYL) is an independent nonprofit working across Estonia to support apartment associations and to represent their interests on local, national and international level. The Union has more than 1400 members (apartment associations) today.
EKYL’s mission is to support the development of cooperative housing through the implementation of knowledge-based activities as training, consulting, advisory services, research, national and international cooperation projects. EKYL has own private school – EKYL Training Centre for Apartment Associations, own magazine – “Elamu” (“Dwelling”) focusing on housing issues, EKYL is the organizer of traditional Baltic Housing Conferences.EKYL is a cooperation partner for ministries, municipalities, universities, other NGOs and enterprises. EKYL is a member of the European Federation of Public, Cooperative and Social Housing – HOUSING EUROPE. As the Geneva UN Charter Competence Centre in Estonia, EKYL has specialised in the development and organisation of training programs on housing management in countries with economies in transition.