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Landlord: A landlord is the owner of a house, apartment or land etc which is rented or leased to an individual or business, who is called a tenant. 

Housing co-operative: A housing co-operative is a model of housing whereby tenants, who make up the members of the co-operative, have control over the property they call home. Through the co-operative’s ownership of the property, members are directly responsible for running it. See: ‘What is a housing co-op?’