Cohousing in the News


2014-01-20T06:00:00Z Raised rightBy Jennifer Moody, Albany Democrat-Herald ...
Albany Democrat Herald
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 ...


London Housing Market
Regen.net
It feels like there is the political will to try a new round of experiments along the lines of those of the 1970's in co-housing, community land trusts and so on, particularly in boroughs like Hackney and Tower Hamlets. So political temperatures around ...


Younger generation influencing Heritage City housing trends
The Nelson Daily
Danish architect Jan Gudmand-Hoyer is the acknowledged founder of the cohousing movement and describes its benefits his famous 1964 essay, The Missing Link between Utopia and the Dated One-Family House. A co-housing community was established ...


Catherine Gardens project taking root
Vernon Morning Star
They included equity co-ops, shared ownership, leasehold, co-housing and, of course, life lease. The CMHC report included 13 case studies of life lease projects across Canada, and Mancer visited each one to talk to the managers, sponsors, residents and ...


Scientific American (blog)

Energy and Community – “Let's meet at the clothes line”
Scientific American (blog)
From FIC's website, “Intentional Community is an inclusive term for ecovillages, cohousing communities, residential land trusts, communes, student co-ops, urban housing cooperatives, intentional living, alternative communities, cooperative living, and ...


The Seattle Times

Washington Weekend: A fresh spin on Bellingham
The Seattle Times
Kara Black and Kurt Yandell, founders of progressive-minded Duwamish Cohousing in West Seattle, moved to Bellingham in 2005 and built two lodging suites next to their home on five wooded acres above wild Squalicum Creek. A third lodging room is in the ...


Co-housing is part of the lifestyle at Belknap Lookout condo listed for $250000
MLive.com
Owner Dave Malivuk. GRAND RAPIDS, MI – Don't expect anonymous neighbors if you buy Dave and Candice Malivuk's condominium in Newberry Place, a co-housing development in the Belknap Lookout neighborhood overlooking downtown Grand Rapids.


In the Pipeline: Senior Housing Construction Projects (1/16/14) - Senior ...
Senior Housing News
Elder Village Development is developing the $21 million project, which will have 41 units and will allow seniors to live privately in their own units but enjoy a co-housing lifestyle with social engagement opportunities. Phoenix Commons is expected to ...


North Shore Senior Center installs new board members
Winnetka Talk
Her presentation touched on topics such as senior co-housing, age-friendly cities, naturally occurring retirement communities and evidence-based design. The Annual Meeting of North Shore Senior Center was held as part of the organization's weekly ...


Kitt Reuter-Foss
Isthmus Daily Page
She will also share stories of her singing adventures around the country. Sweets, savories and beverages will be provided by Arboretum Cohousing in their beautiful Common House. 7-9pm, Sat. Jan.18 at Arboretum Cohousing, 1137 Erin St., Madison.


Ecovillages: Lessons for Sustainable Community, by Karen T. Litfin
Times Higher Education
When reading Karen Litfin's inspiring book, I was reminded of my recent visit to the Lancaster Cohousing community on the edge of the village of Halton in northwest England. For more than 10 years, young professionals have been battling with planners, ...


Hartland's Frozen Treat; Cobb Hill Frozen Yogurt
The Vermont Standard
Produced in small batches in a creamery at Cobb Hill Cohousing, a sustainable-living community perched on 270 acres of conserved land in this small town of about 3,000, the yogurt is made with local, organic and allnatural ingredients with only 5 ...


Lancaster Today

Who lives in an eco-friendly house like this?
Lancaster Today
The Lancaster District Green Open Homes event, run by Lancaster Cohousing and LESS, is calling on people who may have insulated their home, put solar panels on their roof, installed a smart meter or rain water harvesting, or even built their own eco ...


Haringey Independent

Hanover Housing Association to build more than 160 new homes in Muswell Hill
Haringey Independent
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 ...


Haringey Independent

Hanover Housing Association to build more than 160 new homes in Muswell Hill
Haringey Independent
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 ...


Haringey Independent

Politician welcomes plans to build 161 new homes
Haringey Independent
Of the 161 new homes - 48 will be affordable homes, whilst 30 units will be co-housing dwellings where residents share facilities, and 83 homes will be built for those over 55. Initial plans were turned down by the council last year because affordable ...


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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This is Local London
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 ...
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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 ...

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