Cohousing in the News


The Press

Now it's time to get cracking on rebuild
The Press
Apartments, cluster housing, or co-housing are options. They do not have to be in the city centre. But planning rules need to be changed. Build houses for the long term. Accessible or universal design is not just for people with disabilities and the ...


Haringey Independent

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Forty-eight of the properties will be affordable homes, whilst 30 units will be co-housing dwellings, and 83 homes will be built for those over 55. The housing association believes the proposals will enable older people living in Haringey to downsize ...
Homes approved on former hospital siteHaringey Today

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Successful Aging: More options to consider when contemplating a move
Los Angeles Daily News
... workshop and laundry room. Design features may include studio residences to provide living quarters for home-health aides whose services may be shared by several residents. See www.cohousing.org/elder_cohousing. The following communities provide ...


Successful Aging: More options to consider when contemplating a move
Long Beach Press-Telegram
... workshop and laundry room. Design features may include studio residences to provide living quarters for home-health aides whose services may be shared by several residents. See www.cohousing.org/elder_cohousing. The following communities provide ...

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Calgary Herald

Group proposes seniors-only housing co-op in Calgary
Calgary Herald
Unlike co-housing, members of housing co-ops do not own equity in their homes. In a housing co-op, residents are members of the co-op and pay a fee to live there. If they move, their home is returned to the co-op. Co-operative housing typically ...

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Calgary Herald

Group proposes seniors-only housing co-op in Calgary
Calgary Herald
Unlike co-housing, members of housing co-ops do not own equity in their homes. In a housing co-op, residents are members of the co-op and pay a fee to live there. If they move, their home is returned to the co-op. Co-operative housing typically ...

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Beacon Housing Initiative proposes seniors-only housing co-op in Calgary
Calgary Herald
Unlike co-housing, members of housing co-ops do not own equity in their homes. In a housing co-op, residents are members of the co-op and pay a fee to live there. If they move, their home is returned to the co-op. Co-operative housing typically ...


Historic Campbell steel-era home to become museum
Youngstown Vindicator
Caruso-Richards added that the museum — which she estimated costing between $20,000 and $25,000, including full restoration and exhibit setup — would not only help people realize how historically significant the Youngstown Sheet & Tube Co. housing ...


176-home subdivision proposed on West Liberty Road
MLive.com
“This in-fill development blends with its surroundings, creating a logical transition from low density, large-lot homes south of Liberty Road, to the urban density developments of Lakestone and Great Oak Co-Housing to the north,” it continues. For more ...


Intentional communities promote neighborly way of life
Monterey County Herald
But about that fence: Jacobson seems inspired by a neighborhood in Davis, now called N Street Cohousing, that actually gave birth to an intentional community by taking its fences down. Jacobson would like to see more people considering that step, and ...


Senior housing co-op breaks ground in Oakland
San Jose Mercury News
The 41-unit retirement community, which is expected to open in about a year, will be built on a vacant lot near the Park Street Bridge and will allow seniors to enjoy the privacy of living in their own home, while still offering a co-housing lifestyle ...

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Alameda city briefs: Hoop-Shoot set at Alameda Point
Contra Costa Times
Zimmerman Cook, an Alameda native, is chief financial officer of Alameda Elder Communities. She also runs the other family businesses, which include a therapy company, a magazine, and a co-housing project under development. The club announced the ...

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Alameda city briefs: Hoop-Shoot set at Alameda Point
Inside Bay Area
Zimmerman Cook, an Alameda native, is chief financial officer of Alameda Elder Communities. She also runs the other family businesses, which include a therapy company, a magazine, and a co-housing project under development. The club announced the ...

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Orange County, towns planning big push to fight poverty, provide housing
Burlington Times News
CHAPEL HILL — Kim Barnett was one of the few who found a chair Dec. 19 for the four-hour wait to get ingredients for her family's Christmas dinner. The part-time home care worker was among more than 400 people who picked up holiday meals this year ...


The Ann Arbor Chronicle

R4C/R2A Zoning Proposals Reviewed
The Ann Arbor Chronicle
Toward the end of the meeting, Giannola again returned to the issue of removing the paragraph in the committee's report that refers to co-housing. She said there's a rumor in the community about that, and she didn't want it linked to the planning ...


Seniors' housing options explored at Langley workshop
Aldergrove Star
In co-housing, a model pioneered in Europe, members of the project pool their money to design a shared living facility with both private quarters and community spaces. Essentially, they take on the role of project developer, something Lyster says ...


Seniors' housing options explored at Langley workshop
Langley Times
In co-housing, a model pioneered in Europe, members of the project pool their money to design a shared living facility with both private quarters and community spaces. Essentially, they take on the role of project developer, something Lyster says ...


DiPrima Dolci closes; Alberta vet launches pet weight-loss program: North and ...
OregonLive.com
They'll be discussing the book "The Transition Companion" at 6:30 p.m. at Daybreak Cohousing Common House, 2525 North Killingsworth Avenue. They have a few free books, so email them if you're a neighborhood resident and want one. -- Casey Parks.

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Could alternatives to capitalism make another world possible?
24dash (press release)
Sections on co-operatives, community currencies, the transition movement, scrounging, co-housing and much more paint a rich picture of the ways in which another world is not only possible, but is already taking shape. The aim of this companion is to ...


Durham Herald Sun

Orange County tea house part of 'new economy' vision
Durham Herald Sun
The project architect was Giles Blunden, who also designed progressive co-housing communities in Chapel Hill and Carrboro. “So my approach to the design is to use everything that's here,” Blunden said of the construction materials, as he stood in front ...


Orange County tea house part of 'new economy' vision
Durham Herald Sun
The project architect was Giles Blunden, who also designed progressive co-housing communities in Chapel Hill and Carrboro. “So my approach to the design is to use everything that's here,” Blunden said of the construction materials, as he stood in front ...


Durham Herald Sun

Orange County tea house part of 'new economy' vision
Durham Herald Sun
The project architect was Giles Blunden, who also designed progressive co-housing communities in Chapel Hill and Carrboro. “So my approach to the design is to use everything that's here,” Blunden said of the construction materials, as he stood in front ...


Howard Co. housing rehab program helps pay for improvements
Baltimore Sun
Interested residents can now apply for the Maryland Housing Rehabilitation Program for Single Family, Howard County Housing announced last month. MRHP-SF is a housing rehabilitation program that preserves and improes single-family properties with an ...

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Howard Co. housing rehab program helps pay for improvements
Baltimore Sun
Howard Co. housing rehab program helps pay for improvements. January 03, 2014|By Amanda Yeager, ayeager [at] tribune [dot] com. Interested residents can now apply for the Maryland Housing Rehabilitation Program for Single Family, Howard County Housing ...

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Kathryn McKenzie: Workshops for living sustainably
Monterey County Herald
Suggested donation is $10. Some of the topics addressed in the workshop are types of communities, like ecovillages, co-housing, co-ops and communes; the nuts and bolts of how communities work; and examples of intentional communities around the world.

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