Cohousing in the News


Approaching A Steady State Economy, Part 2 — Clean Clothes
CounterCurrents.org
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 VancouverGlobalnews.ca

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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.


KVAL

Cohousing development proposed for land off River Road
KVAL
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?
Straight.com
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
Canada.com
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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Why is Jefferson's party so Hamiltonian?
The Western News
As average work hours continue to drop, we'll see more extensive income-, cost- and risk-pooling arrangements like multifamily or extended family cohousing projects, neighborhood associations, urban communes — not to mention a larger share of the ...


Buncombe Commissioners to consider 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 ...


10 ways to get ready for the end of oil
SmartPlanet.com (blog)
That might mean moving to a smaller house, finding co-housing, or simply upgrading the efficiency of your home. For most older homes, the largest energy losses are thermal, and the first solutions are usually insulation and double- or triple-paned windows.


Stillwater cohousing community allows older residents control, support in ...
NewsOK.com
Mike Kelly, a family doctor in Stillwater with experience throughout the world and a resident of Oakcreek Cohousing Community, digs holes to place plants in to create a pathway on Sept. 12, 2013 in Stillwater, Okla. Residents share community ...

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At a glance: Other options for the aging
NewsOK.com
Mike Kelly, a family doctor in Stillwater with experience throughout the world and a resident of Oakcreek Cohousing Community, digs holes to place plants in to create a pathway on Sept. 12, 2013 in Stillwater, Okla. Residents share community ...

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Durham News
Cohousing, unknown in the Triad and Charlotte, has been a vibrant fixture on our housing landscape for over a decade, and there are efforts now afoot to transplant its most recent permutation— elder cohousing — to the area. But other ideas, like ...


Why is the Party of Jefferson So Hamiltonian?
CounterPunch
As average work hours continue to drop, we'll see more extensive income-, cost- and risk-pooling arrangements like multifamily or extended family cohousing projects, neighborhood associations, urban communes — not to mention a larger share of the ...


Alternativa Sostenibile

Capannori: housing sociale e cohousing ad alta efficienza energetica
Alternativa Sostenibile
La Regione riconosce l'eccellenza del progetto di Comune ed Erp e finanzia il 100% dell'importo: 1 milione e 133 mila euro. A Castelvecchio di Compito saranno realizzati 6 alloggi di housing sociale e cohousing ad alta efficienza energetica. Previsti ...
Sei alloggi di cohousing ad alta efficienza energetica a Castelvecchio di CompitoLa Gazzetta di Lucca

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A Capannori i primi alloggi "cohousing" della provincia di Lucca, finanziati ...
Lo Schermo
CAPANNORI (Lucca), 12 settembre - Un nuovo modo di abitare gli spazi, condivisi con altre persone, modellati inoltre per l'efficienza energetica ed il basso impatto ambientale, grazie ad esempio all'utilizzo del legno e della fibra di canapa nelle pareti.
Sei alloggi di cohousing ad alta efficienza energetica a Castelvecchio di CompitoLa Gazzetta di Lucca

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Neighbors Weigh In On Code Changes
Eugene Weekly
It might also affect cohousing. Planning Commissioner John Belcher says that interim measures limiting SDU growth and alley-access lots would only affect a small number of units. “They're only talking about 125 units over 20 years, so interim measures ...


Big hopes for trail projects along Fountain, Monument creeks
Colorado Springs Gazette
Real estate agent Dorrie Stewart rides her bike in Shooks Run Wednesday, September 10, 2008, past the Casa Verde Commons cohousing neighborhood where she has three homes listed for sale. Stewart is launching Pedal Home Tours, where home ...

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