Preamble: This association is known as Orion House, so named after Orion Ulrey. Members who pay their dues will be considered members for life, but only current residents under contract will be considered housemates and allowed to vote.
The purpose of the association shall be to provide room and board to its members at low cost. The reason for such an association is to provide an hospitable and educational living experience where members are encouraged to grow through cooperative living. Members are encouraged to acquire new skills that will benefit them as individuals and the House as a whole.
Contained in this document is the set of standards and procedures outlining ways of delegating responsibility and authority in a democratic and cooperative manner, in keeping with the purpose of the House and the policies of the Spartan Housing Cooperative.