Cohousing in the News


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.


The Tribune News

2013 in Review
The Tribune News
16, the Eugene Planning Commission approved the Oakleigh Meadow Cohousing project off River Road. On Dec. 31, Linn County Sheriff Tim Mueller entered retirement, handing over his duties to Undersheriff Bruce Riley. On Dec. 31, Dr. Marlon Fletchall ...


It's the Numbers, Stupid! Data-Driven Policies Will Lead to Tomorrow's Smart ...
Triple Pundit
The city also established the Murundaka Co-housing Community, an eco-housing complex of 20 residence based on the principles of community and sustainable living. Interestingly, these sustainability gains came as income inequality in Australia decreased ...


Orange County, towns planning big push to fight poverty, provide housing
Chapel Hill News
We can work in community, growing our food, sharing when we have enough, living in co-housing communities, and we can learn to live with less,” she said. Grubb: 919-932-8746. Copyright 2014 The_News_and_Observer. All rights reserved. This material ...


Family Values: Immigrant Households More Likely to Include Grandparents
California Report
She lives in Grass Valley at a place called Wolf Creek Lodge Senior Co-housing.There's a caretakers unit so everybody can pool resources to pay for somebody when they need it. There's no caretaker in there now, as the residents are still in their 60s ...


Lancaster Today

Columnist Gary Rycroft: Here's to a fun 2014
Lancaster Today
Forgebank is a co-housing project so everyone has their own dwelling, but there is the opportunity to share facilities if desired. It's in a beautiful setting by the River Lune at Halton. Most evenings some residents eat together but it's not mandatory ...


eldiario.es

'Cohousing': un nuevo modelo de vivienda asequible y sostenible
eldiario.es
Los defensores del 'cohousing' promueven también una construcción sostenible desde el punto de vista del medio ambiente apostando por unos recursos energéticos adecuados. “Las personas que se opten por este tipo de vivienda pueden elegir también ...


Around the County
The Salinas Californian
... and wildlife by gardening with native, edible, and medicinal plants; rainwater harvesting and simple alternative wastewater management systems; and community-scale tools including alternative economies, resource sharing, co-housing, and eco-villages.

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