Cohousing in the News


The Guardian

Community energy strategy? Our hydropower scheme was on its own
The Guardian
We've also had expertise within Lancaster Cohousing, the eco-development where I live. My partner, Kevin Frea, has already got two community energy projects under his belt, and has become adept at solving the problems bureaucracies throw at us.


The Next 5 Days
Nanaimo Daily News
The meeting will be held at Pacific Gardens Cohousing at 347 Seventh St. For information call 250-816-4769. 6:30-9 p.m The Nanaimo African Heritage Society presents an evening of music and prose in the Royal Arbutus Room at VIU. Tickets are $25, $20 ...


Ravens' Roost Cohousing Open House
Alaska Dispatch
Anchorage's first owner-designed neighborhood offers high-quality townhome living on the lower Hillside, close to the hike, bike and ski trails of Far North Bicentennial Park. "Snowbird" living made easy with neighbors whom you know and trust ...


Kamloops 350: Debating what the future with bring
Kamloops This Week
While there was no formal record taken of the brainstorming sessions, participants broke into 10 groups, spending nearly an hour discussing local currency, neighbourhood associations, co-housing villages, worker co-ops, local food production ...


The sharing economy: introduction to its political evolution
Scoop.co.nz
... to be enjoyed and fully participated in, but let's not pretend that car shares, clothes swaps, co-housing, shared vacation homes and so on are going to seriously address economic and climate chaos, unjust power dynamics or inequitable wealth ...

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Taos gets two USA Today accolades
ABQ Journal
Sustainable co-housing senior community, Valverde Commons, was mentioned as an attraction to retirees who are interested in Taos, and love literature and the arts. Taos was USA Today's top choice for the best “Guy Ski Resort Trips” in the U.S. based on ...


Iowa City group wants to start 'cohousing' neighborhood
The Gazette: Eastern Iowa Breaking News and Headlines
A group of area residents wants to bring a communal style of living to Iowa City. They plan to build what is known as a cohousing development on 8 acres they own off Highway 1, behind the Culver's restaurant in southern Iowa City. “It's a way of having ...


Oakland Local

An ugly duckling turns back into Swan's in Old Oakland (Love letter to Oakland ...
Oakland Local
She and her husband, Michael Schafer, were part of the group that worked with EBALDC to include market-rate co-housing units in the new development and they moved into their new home in 2000. Co-housing, “a type of collaborative housing in which ...

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Raised right
Corvallis Gazette Times
The two began in July with just a handful of subscribers in their 34-unit cohousing community, CoHo Ecovillage. They also sold loaves at a farm stand just down the street from their unit. Interest quickly spread to Brownsville, where April is a member ...


The Mac at 30: Tales from the Berkeley Mac Users Group
IDG News Service
Raines Cohen(1984: Student, UC Berkeley; 2014: Regional organizer, Cohousing California): I had been using an Apple II since 1979. I saw my first Mac at the Boston Computer Society meeting in January 1984, the week after Apple's announcement.

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The Mac at 30: Tales from the Berkeley Mac Users Group
Macworld
Raines Cohen (1984: Student, UC Berkeley; 2014: Regional organizer, Cohousing California): I had been using an Apple II since 1979. I saw my first Mac at the Boston Computer Society meeting in January 1984, the week after Apple's announcement.

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Santa Cruz Community Calendar
Good Times
03:00pm - 05:30pm Walnut Commons Cohousing Topping Off Party by This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it :: Groups. 05:30pm - 07:30pm The New Flamingo Swing Orchestra by This e-mail address is ...


Taos hailed as spot for literary-inclined retirees, and as a “guy” ski resort
ABQ Journal
Sustainable co-housing senior community, Valverde Commons, was mentioned in the article as an attraction to retirees who are interested in Taos and love literature and the arts. Other towns in the USA Today article include: Hannibal, MO.; Oxford, Miss ...


Community Groundbreaking Brings Senior Cohousing Concept to Northern Calif.
Senior Housing News
... Cohousing Concept to Northern Calif. Elizabeth Ecker | January 23, 2014. The age old concept of co-housing is making waves in the senior housing sector through the groundbreaking of a Bay Area community in Oakland that will serve as the first of ...


Rainbow House: Silicon Valley twist on communal living
San Jose Mercury News
These new commune dwellers, mostly millennials born after 1980, may be less overtly political than their baby boomer predecessors, but they are equally passionate about their belief that cohousing offers a lifestyle that's environmentally friendly ...


Medicine Hat News

First Pecha Kucha night to introduce Hatters to unique, popular presentation style
Medicine Hat News
... Stella Sehn (Pure Sweet Honey), Reagan Weeks (Elm Street School principal), Jan Scott (Butterfly/Moth collector), Aaron Nelson (Medalta), Mei-Chen Lin (MHC International Department, Taiwan), Reid Erb (comic book artist), Donna Robinson (co-housing ...


Phoenix Commons Breaks Ground on Bay Area's First Senior Cohousing Project
The Herald | HeraldOnline.com (press release)
OAKLAND, Calif. — The Bay Area's first senior cohousing community, Phoenix Commons, broke ground on its 41-unit project along the Oakland/Alameda Estuary during a ceremony that included future residents, cohousing advocates and Oakland city ...

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Phoenix Commons Breaks Ground on Bay Area's First Senior Cohousing Project
The Herald | HeraldOnline.com (press release)
OAKLAND, Calif. — The Bay Area's first senior cohousing community, Phoenix Commons, broke ground on its 41-unit project along the Oakland/Alameda Estuary during a ceremony that included future residents, cohousing advocates and Oakland city ...

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Phoenix Commons Breaks Ground on Bay Area's First Senior Cohousing Project
Business Wire (press release)
OAKLAND, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Bay Area's first senior cohousing community, Phoenix Commons, broke ground on its 41-unit project along the Oakland/Alameda Estuary during a ceremony that included future residents, cohousing advocates and ...

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Co-working: Stream Collaborative Finds Strength in Numbers
ithaca.com
Whitham, one of the planners for the original stage of the EcoVillage, saw in the co-working model an analog to co-housing with its shared common spaces and resources. “We're separate businesses,” said Demarest of the Stream CoLab. “But by being close ...


'Framily' and Beyond
Boston.com (blog)
Our article on a unique cohousing venture in the January/February 2014 issue struck a chord with many of our readers. Working closely with three couples, all long-time friends who are at or near retirement, architect Rick Renner and his associate ...


The Sharing Economy
Dissident Voice
... to be enjoyed and fully participated in, but let's not pretend that car shares, clothes swaps, co-housing, shared vacation homes and so on are going to seriously address economic and climate chaos, unjust power dynamics or inequitable wealth ...


The Sharing Economy: A Short Introduction To Its Political Evolution
CounterCurrents.org
... to be enjoyed and fully participated in, but let's not pretend that car shares, clothes swaps, co-housing, shared vacation homes and so on are going to seriously address economic and climate chaos, unjust power dynamics or inequitable wealth ...


Vancouver Courier

Developing Story: Vancouver's Brian Jackson has ambitious planning agenda ...
Vancouver Courier
One has been approved — a co-housing project on East 33rd Avenue and another, called Beulah Garden, is in the works, Jackson said. The project on East Fourth is for 57 units of affordable seniors housing. “They already have a seniors housing project ...


Developing Story: Vancouver's Brian Jackson has ambitious planning agenda ...
Vancouver Courier
One has been approved — a co-housing project on East 33rd Avenue and another, called Beulah Garden, is in the works, Jackson said. The project on East Fourth is for 57 units of affordable seniors housing. “They already have a seniors housing project ...

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