Cohousing in the News


Torontoist


Public Works: What Toronto can learn about cohousing from Quebec
Torontoist
Cohabitat Québec is the first cohousing community in Quebec and the largest in Canada. Cohousing is a movement that emerged in Denmark in the 1960s. The first communities were built in that country in the early 1970s. Since then, the approach has ...



Forums to be held on Malden condo plan
The Boston Globe
A cohousing group seeking to construct a condominium complex near Malden Square is holding two forums to inform the public about its project. The organization, Bay State Commons, has scheduled the events for Friday, Sept. 22, at the Pearl Street Cafe, ...



We Love Livermore
Livermore Independent
Picture last year's proposed high rise condo buildings being replaced by innovative, low-profile (step-back levels) Cohousing along L Street. Cohousing is an intentional community of private living spaces clustered around shared space. Cohousing would ...

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Lack of skilled workers delays millrace townhomes project
Goshen News
The Millrace Cohousing Neighborhood concept, which officially broke ground late last September, draws primarily from the idea of “cohousing,” a type of collaborative housing in which residents actively participate in the design and operation of their ...


Wall Street Journal (subscription)


The Government's Role in Combating Loneliness
Wall Street Journal (subscription)
Cohousing communities, which are more common in Europe, are starting to pop up in the U.S., as well. Designed to promote a community-oriented lifestyle, homes are located close together around a shared space. Peter Lazar, who is developing Emerson ...


Sooke News Mirror


Sooke council returns from summer break with busy agenda - Sooke ...
Sooke News Mirror
Three public hearing, discussions of Freedom Mobile's plan to erect a 50-metre telecommunications tower and the Capital Regional District's animal control ...

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Senior Living CEOs Describe Their Dream Communities
Senior Housing News
The compound could function something like cohousing but with an easier financial and governance structure. My hope Is that there will be at least 20 smaller homes in each of the compounds. Each of the homes will be universally designed so they look ...


Camp Verde Bugle


Camp Verde sees big future in tiny homes
Camp Verde Bugle
The Micro-home Cohousing Pocket Neighborhood is “intended to be a pilot project to prove the concept that alternative communities are viable, desirable, and indeed an asset to the cities and towns they call home – and in so doing will prepare the path ...

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Camp Verde Bugle


Camp Verde sees big future in tiny homes | Camp Verde Bugle ...
Camp Verde Bugle
The department is working on a “micro-home” community – a diverse planned unit development following principles of sustainability in order to “redefine ...

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Verde Independent


Camp Verde sees big future in tiny homes
Verde Independent
The Micro-home Cohousing Pocket Neighborhood is “intended to be a pilot project to prove the concept that alternative communities are viable, desirable, and indeed an asset to the cities and towns they call home – and in so doing will prepare the path ...


Verde Independent


Camp Verde sees big future in tiny homes | The Verde Independent ...
Verde Independent
The department is working on a “micro-home” community – a diverse planned unit development following principles of sustainability in order to “redefine ...

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de Architect


ARC17 Architectuur: Cohousing Strijp-R – Houben / Van Mierlo
de Architect
Een bijzonder CPO-project waar de bewoners alle privacy en onafhankelijkheid genieten, die hoort bij het wonen in de stad, maar dan gecombineerd met de geborgenheid en betrokkenheid van een dorpsgemeenschap. Die betrokkenheid komt tot uiting in ...


Crediton County Courier


Cohousing - should a group be formed in the Crediton area?
Crediton County Courier
To find out more visit: www.cohousing .org.uk . If you would like to find out more about cohousing locally, or have an interest in helping establish a group in the Crediton area, please leave your contact details at the “Crediton Courier” office or ...


Yorkshire Evening Post


Leeds housing focus: The co-operative solution to affordable housing woes
Yorkshire Evening Post
It is similar to cohousing - in fact many cohousing projects are run through a co-op model - but involves people living in a single property. Co-ops help people who wouldn't be able to afford their own homes as well as creating a house within the ...


Yorkshire Evening Post


Leeds housing focus: Homes 'co-op' where you choose your neighbours
Yorkshire Evening Post
But work in the background continues apace for the group who – by the very nature of co-housing – must decide everything, from architects, landscaping, legalities, finances and other practicalities. One of these decisions is choosing, from the many who ...


Property Wire


Call for community land trusts to be exempt from leasehold reforms
The Planner
Together with UK Cohousing, it has also suggested a Code of Conduct for Public Interest Leases, where best practice of the leasehold market is promoted. Catherine Harrington, director of the National Community Land Trust Network, said: “Community Land ...
Leasehold reforms could kill off community led affordable housing in the UKProperty Wire
Leasehold reforms threaten affordable housingMortgage Solutions (registration) (blog)

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Seattlemag


These New Grown-Up Dormitories Are One Way to Beat the Seattle Freeze
Seattlemag
Shared spaces are also a hallmark of cohousing communities. These intentionally planned neighborhoods include private homes with jointly owned, communal spaces. Members commit to sharing space—and, to some degree, sharing their lives. But while ...



These New Grown-Up Dormitories Are One Way to Beat the Seattle Freeze
Seattlemag
Shared spaces are also a hallmark of cohousing communities. These intentionally planned neighborhoods include private homes with jointly owned, communal spaces. Members commit to sharing space—and, to some degree, sharing their lives. But while ...


The Independent Weekly


How the Triangle Became Ground Zero in the Cohousing Movement
The Independent Weekly
But until recently, the people who live here didn't know that what they had created was part of a national movement: cohousing. The basis of cohousing is that each household maintains its own personal property while sharing a common house and extensive ...


Yorkshire Evening Post


Leeds housing focus: What is cohousing? - Yorkshire Evening Post
Yorkshire Evening Post
We may be lagging behind our European neighbours when it comes to cohousing schemes but they are gradually gaining momentum in the UK - and Leeds.

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Yorkshire Evening Post


Leeds housing focus: Cohousing - time to go European? - Yorkshire ...
Yorkshire Evening Post
This week the YEP is shining the spotlight on community-led housing in Leeds - its bid to offer an alternative to volume housebuilders and the pioneering work ...

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Yorkshire Evening Post


Leeds housing focus: Homes built for the people – not for profit
Yorkshire Evening Post
Community housing expert Jimm Reed, director of CoHo Ltd which project managed the LILAC cohousing scheme, added: “Our housing market has just become very distorted. It's just gone so far down one avenue, there's a push back from that. That's what ...

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Yorkshire Evening Post


Leeds homes built for the people – not for profit - Yorkshire Evening ...
Yorkshire Evening Post
Hailed as providing an “antidote” to the volume housebuilder, community-led housing is gaining ground in Leeds and nationally.

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Yorkshire Evening Post


'Leeds needs a housing revolution' - Yorkshire Evening Post
Yorkshire Evening Post
A Leeds housing boss has issued a renewed clarion call for a self-build revolution to help plug the city's growing homes crisis – and to empower residents to ...



News
Maine Public
Architect and businessman Chuck Durrett and journalist Deirdre Fulton discuss Cohousing, which is a type of collaborative housing wher residents actively participate in the design and operation of their own neighborhoods. Cohousing residents are ...

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