Cohousing in the News


Washington Post

A new generation of 'Golden Girls' embrace communal living as they get older
Washington Post
Communal living can take different forms, including a landlord-tenant model such as Moore's, a cohousing type in which a group rents or buys a house together, and a version in which an older person rents out rooms at a reduced rate in exchange for ...

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ThurstonTalk

Neighborhood Notes – Woodard Lane Cohousing
ThurstonTalk
Monroe is one of the driving forces behind the Woodard Lane Cohousing development in West Olympia. “We're an intentional community of people who want to keep the privacy and ownership of their own homes but still want to have community and still get ...


Pitching Visions of an Affordable San Francisco at 'Hack the Housing Crisis'
San Francisco Public Press
Cohousing California's Betsy Morris started her session by encouraging the audience to stand up, stretch and yell. The Bay Area's depressed job market has increased demand for affordable housing, yet funding for affordable units is scarce, Morris said.

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Visionaries Pitch Solutions at 'Hack the Housing Crisis'
San Francisco Public Press
Cohousing California's Betsy Morris started her session by encouraging the audience to stand up, stretch and yell. This attitude underscored her approach to the presentation, which focused on co-living as an affordable housing solution. The Bay Area's ...

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The Guardian

Observer Ethical Awards 2014 winners: Lancaster Cohousing
The Guardian
This is Lancaster co-housing: "an interesting middle way between a conventional street and a commune," says retired resident Kevin Frea. It's an astonishing achievement. Not only does the 75-strong community live in ultra-efficient passive housing ...


Boulder's Living Arts Schools teaches folk arts, lost skills
The Daily Camera
The school also works with Shepherd Valley Waldorf School and Silver Sage cohousing, teaching skills growing more common nowadays such as canning, fermentation, cheesemaking and soapmaking. But the school includes more unusual offerings such ...


Cercasi inserimento in contesti di cohousing per nuovo stile di vita
Il Cambiamento
Sono una ragazza di 23 anni, alla ricerca di uno stile di vita differente da quello propinato dal contesto attuale. Cerco inserimento in contesti di cohousing che offrano la possibilità di imparare a coltivare frutta, piante, erbe, con possibilità di ...


Housing group seeks extension on real estate deal with City Hall
Park Record
Greenpark Cohousing, LLC won the right to purchase the land -- 1450 Park Ave. and 1460 Park Ave. -- for $400,000 in 2012. The deal was not completed as the group wound its way through City Hall's development process, eventually winning the necessary ...


Ravens' Roost Cohousing Open House
Alaska Dispatch
See photos from 120 other cohousing neighborhoods across the country. Check out our architectural renderings and 3-D site plan, including kids' play areas, gardens, workshop, Common House, and other gathering areas. Neighbors get to know each other ...


Cohousing group looking for families to join in
Gainesville Sun
Gainesville Cohousing, a group of 11 families planning to create a sustainable neighborhood in northwest Gainesville, has purchased a 4.75-acre plot of land at 4500 NW 27th Ave. and hired Gainesville-based Flannigan Construction. Brooks Nelson, the ...

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Cohousing group looking for families to join in
Gainesville Sun
Correction: Gainesville Cohousing, a group of 11 families planning to create a sustainable neighborhood in northwest Gainesville, has purchased a 4.75-acre plot of land at 4500 NW 27th Ave. and hired The Flanagan Companies of Gainesville to construct it.

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Cohousing group looking for families to join in
Gainesville Sun
Gainesville Cohousing, a group of 11 families planning to create a sustainable neighborhood in northwest Gainesville, has purchased a 4.75-acre plot of land at 4500 NW 27th Ave. and hired Gainesville-based Flannigan Construction. Brooks Nelson, the ...

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City hurdles made east Vancouver co-housing project difficult, architect says
Vancouver Sun
A city planner asked me 'What are you — an architect or an advocate?' Cohousing is outside of typical developments and bureaucrats make it difficult to break out of the box. It's easier to bring a proposal for co-housing to the table in the U.S. than ...

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Vancouver Sun

City hurdles made east Vancouver co-housing project difficult, architect says
Vancouver Sun
California architect Charles Durrett has been involved with more than 50 co-housing communities in North America but has struggled to get one off the ground in Vancouver. Although the 31-unit project, at 33rd and Commercial, breaks ground on June 2 and ...

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Vancouver Sun

Co-housing great for seniors, but city hurdles made east Vancouver project ...
Vancouver Sun
California architect Charles Durrett has been involved with more than 50 co-housing communities in North America but has struggled to get one off the ground in Vancouver. Although the 31-unit project, at 33rd and Commercial, breaks ground on June 2 and ...


BLOOMINGTON CITY COUNCIL Cohousing project approved; Short Street will ...
The Herald-Times (subscription)
Ultimately, the council voted 8-1 to not require lengthening Short Street as part of the Bloomington Cohousing project, so the unconnected segments of the road are here to stay. kAm%96 564:D:@? H2D ;FDE A2CE @7 E96 56=:36C2E:@? DFCC@F?5:?8 2?

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Elkhart group living together in 'co-housing community'
WSBT-TV
It sounds like a sitcom. But Prairie Wolf Collective, the first co-housing group in Elkhart of its kind, takes its mission seriously. "South-central Elkhart is our home and continues to be our home," says Nicole Bauman, one of the group's co-founders ...


West Dorset District Council votes yes on co-housing project grant
Blackmore Vale
West Dorset District Council has voted to give a grant of almost £20,000 to the Bridport Cohousing Community Land Trust. The cash boost will help fund the project's architect fees, planning and legal costs which exceed £75,000. In addition to the ...

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City Council votes to support Bloomington Cohousing
Indiana Daily Student
New coding school to open in Bloomington. The Bloomington City Council recommended passing a proposal to re-zone a few acres of residential single-family housing into a planned unit development for Bloomington Cohousing Wednesday night. However ...


Alaskajournal.com

Ravens' Roost offers new way of living
Alaskajournal.com
From back to front, Ravens' Roost cohousing members Tom Pierce-Bulger, Terri Pauls and Chris Allard pose at Pierce-Bulger's home, which has become “meeting central” for the project, according to Pauls. The proposed Anchorage neighborhood will ...


Council supportive of plan for cohousing
The Herald-Times (subscription)
This would allow Bloomington Cohousing to move forward with its project that includes 22 single-family homes, a common house, barn, garden, shared parking area and guest house. kAmr@9@FD:?8 :D 2 EJA6 @7 4@>>F?:EJ =:G:?8 H96C6 C6D:56?

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Cohousing project moves ahead
UI The Daily Iowan
“The 'co' in cohousing is community,” said Iowa City cohousing board member Del Holland. “People know each other and support each other and do things together.” Cohousing is a type of neighborhood in which the residents take part in the design of their ...


Cohousing village in the Cully Neighborhood: Sleeping in Portland
The Oregonian
You can't imagine Dennis Karas living anywhere but in a cohousing environment and specifically, Columbia Ecovillage, a converted 1970s apartment complex in Northeast Portland's Cully neighborhood. Dennis is my loquacious guide along with a more ...


Harrisonburg Co-Housing
WHSV
HARRISONBURG, VA-- A new community is coming to Harrisonburg. Co-housing in The Burg focuses on living more simply and saving you money. Co-housing in The Burg's mission is to form a co-housing community in or near Harrisonburg which values ...

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Harrisonburg Co-Housing
WHSV
HARRISONBURG, VA-- A new community is coming to Harrisonburg. Co-housing in The Burg focuses on living more simply and saving you money. Co-housing in The Burg's mission is to form a co-housing community in or near Harrisonburg which values ...

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