Cohousing in the News



Activist Alert: Peter DeFazio in Florence, Oregonians for Science and Reason workshops, Cohousing
Eugene Weekly
The next open meeting for people interested in a new downtown cohousing for adults 55 and over is noon, Saturday, April 22. Info at eugenecohousingdowntown [at] gmail [dot] com or 541-344-5751. Cohousing Open House Day this year is Saturday, April 29, ...


MetroNews Canada


Vancouver's second cohousing development gets green light
MetroNews Canada
A proposed cohousing development at 4983-5007 Quebec Street, in Vancouver's Riley Park neighbourhood. Courtesy City of Vancouver. A proposed cohousing development at 4983-5007 Quebec Street, in Vancouver's Riley Park neighbourhood.


l'Adige - Quotidiano indipendente del Trentino Alto Adige


Co-housing, la start up della vita | l'Adige.it
l'Adige - Quotidiano indipendente del Trentino Alto Adige
Sono in nove: cinque ragazzi e quattro ragazze. Tra loro c'è chi si appresta a compiere i 19 anni e chi ne ha già 29, ma in comune - oltre ad una casa - hanno la ...

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GazetteNET


$19M rental housing project planned for Village Hill
GazetteNET
And a group of prospective residents, from whom the previous developer took deposits, will retain 5 acres of the north end of Village Hill for an intended cohousing project. They have seven months to find a new developer for that project ...


DeWereldMorgen.be


Van cohousing tot volkstuin
DeWereldMorgen.be
'Van cohousing tot volkstuin' is een belangrijk boek omdat Gerard Hautekeur erin geslaagd is op een zeer bevattelijke en indringende manier boeiende lokale voorbeelden van hoe-het-ook-anders-kan te presenteren. Het boek kan, zoals inleider Tine de ...


De Standaard


BINNENKIJKEN. High-end cohousing voor singles - De Standaard
De Standaard
Happy singles, eenoudergezinnen, afgestudeerden die zich (nog) niet willen settelen: steeds minder mensen passen in het keurslijf van huisje-tuintje-boompje.

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Staying connected in an aging world
Osceola Sun
In the first, “elder cohousing,” homes for 25 to 30 people are built around common areas where residents can garden, eat, and otherwise gather. The design is meant to encourage them not only to socialize, but to ask one another for help when they need it.



Middlesex Senior Cohousing to hold community discussion
Wicked Local Belmont
A slideshow and presentation by the founders of the Middlesex Senior Cohousing project will be followed by small facilitated discussion groups. Refreshments will be provided. Middlesex Senior Cohousing is a newly forming senior cohousing group with ...

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Cohousing comes to Millrace
The Record
Cohousing is an intentional living community, where residents choose to live collaboratively. It mixes the public and private lives; members live in their own homes, but share a communal space. The group will have one communal meal a week, shared ...



Cohousing Part II: Cohousing movement in the United States
Michigan State University Extension
The Danish term bofællesskab, or living community, was introduced in the U.S. as cohousing by two Americans, Katie McCamant and Chuck Durrett, who studied architecture in Denmark. McCamant and Durrett adapted a participatory process from Denmark ...



Utopia, the American Dream and cohousing: Part I | MSU Extension
Michigan State University Extension
Cohousing is designed to be the “missing link between Utopia and the dated single family house” and a reaction to suburbia.

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Cohousing Part I: Creating community and reducing social isolation
Michigan State University Extension
Cohousing originated in Denmark in the 1960s when a group of families decided that the existing housing in Denmark did not meet their needs. These families were inspired by a newspaper article titled “Children Should Have One Hundred Parents,” written ...

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Utopia, the American Dream and cohousing: Part II
Michigan State University Extension
Josh Mahar, Municipal Research and Services Center Outreach & Communications Coordinator, states: Cohousing is slowly gaining traction here in the U.S. Culturally it's a bit of an uphill battle, as it can be a bit out of sync with the typical American ...

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Gazeta Wyborcza


TBS-y i cohousing. W kamienicy międzypokoleniowej jak w wielkiej rodzinie
Gazeta Wyborcza
Międzypokoleniowe domy ze wspólną przestrzenią społeczną, może nawet ze stołówką, gdzie mieszkają starsi i młodsi, biedni i bogatsi. Taki plan ma ratusz. Czy to możliwe? Kilkanaście seniorek wprowadziło się niedawno do nowego domu w High Barnet w ...


Qui News Valdera


Il cohousing cerca inquilini
Qui News Valdera
Venerdì 7 aprile un incontro pubblico per presentare il progetto "La casa degli alberi". Disponibili ancora quattro posti. PONTEDERA — Sono ancora quattro i posti disponibili nel progetto cohousing Pontedera che verrà realizzato a breve. Venerdì 7 ...


Stuff.co.nz


22 households, one lawnmower at Dunedin communal housing ...
Stuff.co.nz
There'll be no getting away from the neighbours at one new Dunedin housing project, and that's just how residents like it.

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The Press


Co-housing touted as the future of home ownership
The Press
A new housing development on the site of a former Dunedin school will offer residents a new way to live. The High St Co-housing development will provide 22 private homes with communal spaces. The 4.95-hectare Mornington site will feature triple-glazed ...

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COventidue: a Milano è già “sold out” il progetto di cohousing ad alta efficienza energetica e vivibilità
greenews.info
COventidue s.r.l., ha annunciato nei giorni scorsi di aver firmato l'acquisto dal “Fondo Immobiliare – Comune Milano I”, di un palazzo in stile Liberty di Corso XXII Marzo a Milano. Prende così il via il primo progetto di cohousing nel centro di una ...


Realtor.com News


Afraid of a Bubble? Buy Without Fear in These Top 10 Stable, Growing Markets
Realtor.com News
Housing highlight: The city is home to River Rock Commons, a progressive cohousing development of nearly three dozen single-family homes set up around a common house, where residents can prepare communal meals they can enjoy with one another.


The Register/Advertiser


Seniors co-housing development pitched for Port Williams
The Register/Advertiser
“It is clear that, as you age, your people contact goes down and this is associated with increased mortality and illness,” McLeod explained, noting that the co-housing concept also alleviates some of the stress associated with trying to maintain a ...



Co-housing model met with excitement
Saanich News
Local co-housing expert Margaret Critchlow will also be a the session. Critchlow helped the Harbourside Co-housing in Sooke open in 2016. Interest on the concept in Sooke has been so brisk that a second such development, West Wind Harbour, ...



'La cucina che fa bene' al cohousing di via del Moro
Lucca in Diretta
cohousing via del moro Giovedì (6 aprile) alle 16 presso la sede del cohousing di via del Moro, Auser Lucca Insieme Circolo Culturale Onluspropone un appuntamento su La Cucina che fa bene. Condurranno l'incontro Riccardo Simonetti, biologo ...



Lab mice are way too clean, and it could be influencing medical studies
ScienceAlert
"Cohousing mice with pet store mice is one option," they write, adding that this could cause problems for reproducing results, since batches of lab mice cavorting with pet store mice would inevitably end up having different bugs in their system. The ...



Middlesex senior cohousing community discussion set April 22
YourArlington.com
Join those involved for a community conversation about senior cohousing titled "Taking Charge of the Rest of Your Life," set for Saturday, April 22, from 1 to 3 p.m., at First Parish Unitarian Universalist, Arlington. Are you 50-plus and trying to find ...


Cambridge Independent (registration)


Work to start on Cambridge's first cohousing development
Cambridge Independent (registration)
A limited number of houses and apartments are still available to purchase at Cambridge's first ever development of its type at K1, Orchard Park, on land designated for cohousing in 2008. When residents move into the 42 homes on the site in 2018, they ...

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