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Sputnik International


Two Birds, One Stone: Sweden Turns to Cohousing to Accommodate Migrants, Seniors
Sputnik International
Amid rampant housing shortages, Sweden has decided to place newly-arrived migrants in a retirement home as part of a trial project. Although temporary, this measure has been hailed as promoting integration and is said to have received overwhelmingly ...


The Boston Globe


Tiny units, but with luxury extras, are newest South End housing strategy
The Boston Globe
In their ongoing quest to cater to affluent young urbanites, developers have come up with a new idea inspired by the age-old concept of cohousing. And in this one, they will even change the sheets for its residents. Newton-based National Development ...


Marin Independent Journal


Seniors finding cohousing better alternative than downsizing
Marin Independent Journal
The five-mile hikes, yoga classes and communal dinners are now routines for the residents at PDX Commons Cohousing in Portland, Oregon. These 39 individuals (about half partnered but largely strangers at first) started forging relationships well before ...



Seniors finding cohousing better alternative than downsizing
Marin Independent Journal
The five-mile hikes, yoga classes and communal dinners are now routines for the residents at PDX Commons Cohousing in Portland, Oregon. These 39 individuals (about half partnered but largely strangers at first) started forging relationships well before ...


Carmichael Times


Co-Housing Project Breaks Ground in Fair Oaks
Carmichael Times
From left to right, Katherine McCamant, founder of CoHousing Solutions, Richard Rozumowicz, civil engineer, Charles Durrett, architect, Marty Maskall, future resident and leading organizer of the project, Darryl Berlin, construction project manager ...


The Daily Tar Heel


Chapel Hill, Carrboro cohousing encourages affordability, sustainability
The Daily Tar Heel
When Becky Laskody and her husband went looking for a neighborhood to raise a child in, they began exploring the idea of cohousing. Over twenty years later, Laskody is now one of the founding members of Arcadia, a Chapel Hill cohousing community.


Vashon-Maury Island Beachcomber


At Shoulder to Shoulder, farming goes beyond food
Vashon-Maury Island Beachcomber
Between Vashon Cohousing and the Roseballen community just to its south, a small farm run by “a motley crew of local women, men, and the odd dog or two,” as they call themselves on their Facebook page, has been quietly producing a bounty of fruits and ...



They've spent years building their ideal community. Now they just need the homes constructed
Sacramento Bee
There are 148 cohousing communities across the country, most in the eastern and western United States, according to a directory maintained by the Fellowship of Intentional Communities. Six already operate in the Sacramento region; the planned community ...


Sacramento Bee


Cohousing community Fair Oaks Eco-Housing breaks ground on 30 ...
Sacramento Bee
More than two dozen people converged on a grassy field in Fair Oaks this month to symbolically dig into the ground beneath their future neighborhood.

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Vashon-Maury Island Beachcomber


At Shoulder to Shoulder, farming goes beyond food
Vashon-Maury Island Beachcomber
Between Vashon Cohousing and the Roseballen community just to its south, a small farm run by “a motley crew of local women, men, and the odd dog or two,” as they call themselves on their Facebook page, has been quietly producing a bounty of fruits and ...


Wired.it


Il cohousing come alternativa reale alle community da social network
Wired.it
La parola community è entrata nel nostro vocabolario in maniera sempre più prepotente fino ad essere ormai presente in quasi tutti i discorsi. Si tratta, però, quasi sempre di community virtuali, gruppi di persone che pur non conoscendosi di persona ...



For active seniors, cohousing offers a cozier alternative to downsizing
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
The 5-mile hikes, yoga classes and communal dinners are now routines for the residents at PDX Commons Cohousing in Portland, Ore. These 39 individuals (about half partnered but largely strangers at first) started forging relationships well before they ...


The Daily Iowan


Construction begins on Iowa City communal living
The Daily Iowan
On Miller Avenue, a sustainable way of living is taking root in Iowa for the first time, under the name of Prairie Hill. Construction has begun on Iowa's first cohousing community, a type of living arrangement in which several residents to have their ...



For active seniors, cohousing offers a cozier alternative to downsizing
Gears Of Biz
Cohousing bolsters sharing — a lawnmower, tools or an on-site laundromat, as well as guest quarters for out-of-town visitors. Homes are private, clustered near a common space where homeowners meet regularly to share meals and build community.

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RT en Español - Noticias internacionales


¿Quieres envejecer con tus amigos?: El 'cohousing senior' llega a España
RT en Español - Noticias internacionales
En España 2 de cada 3 personas mayores conocen el término 'cohousing' y más del 40% se lo plantean como modelo de vida que cubra sus expectativas en un futuro. La compañía de personas afines y el entorno social, la sostenibilidad económica y ...



For active seniors, cohousing offers a cozier alternative to downsizing
News-Medical.net
The 5-mile hikes, yoga classes and communal dinners are now routines for the residents at PDX Commons Cohousing in Portland, Ore.

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California Healthline


For Active Seniors, Cohousing Offers A Cozier Alternative To ...
California Healthline
Far from a commune or coop, these planned villages are no less about cooperation and community.

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Kaiser Health News


For Active Seniors, Cohousing Offers A Cozier Alternative To ...
Kaiser Health News
Far from a commune or coop, these planned villages are no less about cooperation and community.

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The Hillishome


Saying YES to Community-Building and Supporting Neighbors
The Hillishome
to the neighborhood: a senior cohousing community. The children of the 1930s are now our elders, having led our community, served our country, and built our society. It is perfectly fitting that they can benefit again from a space designed to serve ...

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Chicago Sun-Times


For active seniors, co-housing offers alternative to downsizing
Chicago Sun-Times
The 5-mile hikes, yoga classes and communal dinners are now routines for the residents at PDX Commons Cohousing in Portland, Ore. These 39 individuals (about half partnered but largely strangers at first) started forging relationships well before they ...


TheChronicleHerald.ca


Cohousing for the common good in Nova Scotia
TheChronicleHerald.ca
Waiting for subsidized government housing may not be the best idea. So how can we mitigate the implications of all this? Our answer is the Danish model of 'cohousing' — a way to have a life style that offers socially interactive community living, by ...


KCRG


First residents set to move in Iowa City cohousing community
KCRG
A cohousing community is based around a common house. Mosher will have a separate apartment built on the same lot as that house. Some members will live inside the common house where everyone can share meals, do laundry, watch each other's ...


The Mercury News


City dweller loves sharing peace and quiet with neighbors in co-housing community
The Mercury News
One of about 165 such established communities in the nation, according to the Durham, North Carolina-based Cohousing Association of the United States, the village is modeled on the idea of private homes clustered around shared spaces and resources.


KSDK


'Thor: Ragnarok' thunders to No. 1 with $121M at the weekend box office
KSDK
The 5-mile hikes, yoga classes and communal dinners are now routines for the residents at PDX Commons Cohousing in Portland, Ore. These 39 individuals (about half partnered but largely strangers at first) started forging relationships well before they ...

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