This constitution is established by the undersigned for the purpose of continuing the organization known as Howland House Cooperative.
The house is named for Arthur Howland, a former MSU extension specialist who from 1927–57 played a major role in revitalizing Michigan's farm cooperatives and reorganizing them along more democratic lines.
Howland House Cooperative was founded in 19XX. As part of its members’ agreement when joining the MSU Student Housing Cooperative, its members shall fulfill the following requirements in perpetuity:
The members are empowered, through house meetings, to make decisions about the functioning of the cooperative and rules its members must abide by.
Howland House Cooperative, as part of the MSU Student Housing Cooperative, follows the direction of the Code of Operations. The Membership and House Operations titles of the Code of Operations define the following processes, which we include here for reference: