Michaela Merz


Cooperative apartment in Zürich

It was a nightmare when many years ago as a young family with little money we were looking for an apartment. What was available, we couldn’t afford and what we could afford, we didn’t get. Our requirements were as modest as our financial resources and, despite intensive searching, it seemed hopeless.

When our desperation was at its peak, a colleague appeared, who after his divorce wanted to move out of an old small cooperative apartment. We had the great good fortune that we could take over this apartment. That is how I came to know and like Effretikon. Continue reading