Cohousing in the News

Parksville housing project said to be a townhouse strata with 'spirit'
Parksville Qualicum Beach News
"Over a dozen households have signed up for the next stage of the cohousing planning process," Gary Morrison, president and founder of LiveWell Cohousing Developments, said after the Sept. 22 Parksville launch. The roughly 60 people who attended the ...

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The Tribune News

Hear it for Cohousing
The Tribune News
A public hearing was held on Oct. 2 regarding an application for a planned unit development and Willamette Greenway permit for a proposed 28-unit cohousing development on Oakleigh Lane off River Road as presented in this site plan. By Vera Westbrook

Het Nieuwsblad

Kandidaten gezocht voor cohousing
Het Nieuwsblad
SCHELDEWINDEKE - Vanavond wordt de kick-off gegeven van een nieuw co-housingproject. De firma Cohousingprojects zoekt kandidaten voor de 18 nieuwbouwhuizen die tegen 2015 in de Boterbloemstraat zullen verrijzen. De bewoners bepalen ...

Plans for seniors' cohousing in the making at Yarrow Ecovillage
Chilliwack Progress
He and his wife Suzanne now live in Groundswell co-housing at the Ecovillage, and were one of the founding members. As busy retirees, they're also part of a group that's been looking at the potential for housing, health, fitness, and general wellness ...

Why Switzerland Has Some Of The Happiest, Healthiest Citizens In The World
Huffington Post
... healthy, socially rich lifestyle, while minimizing ecological impact." It currently has two 30-home co-housing neighborhoods, named "Frog" and "Song," with plans to build a third (the forthcoming "Tree"), as well as community gardens and organic farms.

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Otago Daily Times

Co-housing plan for school site
Otago Daily Times
Members of the Urban Cohousing Otepoti group inspect the site of their proposed development at the former High Street School. At the front is Tim Ross, followed by Susan Jack, Kaleb Jack and Kristin Jack. At the back of the group, Sue Taylor talks with ...

The Bakken magazine

Ft. Berthold oilfield Services Co, housing provider partner
The Bakken magazine
Trustland Oilfield Services, a trucking company and roustabout service, is now a distributor for Enerstar Rentals and Services, a provider of workforce housing solutions. With the New Town, North Dakota-based Trustland and Enerstar's service center in ...

London Calling: How to Solve the Housing Crisis
A Co-Housing project could not be more different from Kurokawa's vision. This is not about the individual. Instead it is about the group. Residents own their home but share facilities and activities such as childcare and gardening. And, because space ...

Arts & Entertainment calendar: Oct. 3 through Oct. 9
The Recorder
7:30 p.m. Pioneer Valley Cohousing Great Room, 120 Pulpit Hill Road, Amherst. First come, first served. Multicultural vocal duo that performs everything from gospel to jazz, folk and blues; a collection of music reflecting the times and their lives ...

Tompkins County Legislature Authorizes Sale of Biggs Property
The project is part of the County's Climate Showcase Communities program, which received grant support from the federal Environmental Protection Agency two years ago, to adapt and apply the climate friendly co-housing concepts of Ithaca's EcoVillage to ...

Couple changing gears
Weekly Times Now
When they return, Greg and Sophie will move into an eco co-housing block in Heidelberg, but neither of them have ruled out a more permanent move to a country town. "No way am I going back to copywriting," Greg says. "I don't want to demonise it, but it ...

Approaching A Steady State Economy, Part 2 — Clean Clothes
We also decided to live in a cohousing community founded on sustainability values. In the spirit of drilling down to the smallest scale possible, I want to describe my recent experiment with one “sector” of my household economy: the laundry. For years ...

Blue & Green Tomorrow

The Guide to Sustainable Homes 2013
Blue & Green Tomorrow
Produced with the help of Ecology Building Society, we have contributions from and interviews with some of the sustainable building industry's leading names, including HAB Housing, the Passivhaus Trust, Superhomes, YouGen, the UK Cohousing Network ...

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Opinion: Why We Can't Ignore College-Based Senior Cohousing
Senior Housing News
These changes have led to a growing awareness of senior cohousing as an alternative housing model for active adults to successfully age in place. With over 125 communities built in the U.S., 20 of them for seniors, cohousing is well established as a ...

The Province

Laneway houses becoming a popular option in Vancouver
The Province
Some of the city's housing projects include: speeding up permit times for secondary suites, approving Vancouver's first co-housing project, the opening of a rent bank for renters with short-term loan crisis and creating affordable rent units in several ...
Record number of laneway houses pop up in

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Figure in controversial housing project seeks Planning Commission seat
Park Record
Jeff Werbelow acknowledges his role in a group called GreenPark Cohousing, LLC in his application for the Planning Commission appointment. The acknowledgement was made in response to a question about someone's involvement with City Hall.


Cohousing development proposed for land off River Road
Here, I will know my neighbors and consider them friends." While many neighbors are unhappy about the development of the area, Patricia Holtz believes that a cohousing development is the best option and will increase her neighboring property's value.

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A try for cohousing
The Register-Guard
Barbara Boylan (right), a member of the Oakleigh Meadow Cohousing project, plays Sunday with other members' children, Corinna Adee (left) and Phoebe Cross, and a dog named Mochi at the proposed site of the shared housing community. (Tess Freeman ...

Realtors Discuss Albemarle Co. Housing Market
The Charlottesville Newsplex
Realtors Discuss Albemarle Co. Housing Market. Print. Posted: Thu 12:10 PM, Sep 19, 2013. Realtors Discuss Albemarle Co. Housing Market. Sept. 19, 2013. Realtors gathered Thursday morning at the Double Tree Hotel in Albemarle County, where they ...

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Architect's presentation to gauge interest in cohousing
Oceanside Star
Do you want neighbours you not only know but actually do things with, even share the odd meal? Then cohousing might be for you. You can find out this coming Sunday, Sept. 22, when LiveWell Cohousing brings cohousing architect Charles Durrett to the ...

New York Times

Till Death (or Decorating Disputes) Do Us Part
New York Times
It was one of a number of such experiments, known as cohousing communities, that were springing up around the country at the time, based on a Danish model developed in the 1960s. The original group of 11 included four married couples and three women, ...

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Will election be fought over affordability definition?
Our goal is to enable a range of new housing to be built, like rental housing, co-ops, duplexes, and cohousing. Last year we had over 1,000 new rental units built; in 2008 there were none. That's progress. We need this kind of housing because it ...

Cohousing relatively new to Canada
Nanaimo's Pacific Gardens Cohousing Community celebrates its fourth anniversary Saturday - and a company planning to spread cohousing across North America is paying attention. LiveWell Cohousing is in the process of securing four cohousing buildings ...

Cohousing relatively new to Canada
Nanaimo Daily News
Nanaimo's Pacific Gardens Cohousing Community celebrates its fourth anniversary Saturday - and a company planning to spread cohousing across North America is paying attention. LiveWell Cohousing is in the process of securing four cohousing buildings ...

Buncombe Commissioners approve land use plan update
Mountain Xpress
Clarifying the requirements for co-housing and intentional community models to allow for more flexibility. * Developing a Resort/Conference Center Zoning District in order to accommodate large-scale resort, retreat or conference facilities. • Creating ...

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