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This is the sort of home I lived in before we built our cohousing community. It's also similar to what Wendy writes about in her recent blog entry (http://www.cohousing.org/node/2743). When we think about the expanding definitions of cohousing, I hope we consider this more and more. If you...
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Question: We are 3 months into starting a co-housing community in western MA. We will soon be discussing how we will make group decisions. I don't think we have to reinvent the wheel on this one. Consensus and sociocracy seem to be common strategies. Which do you recommend? Sociocracy and...
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Affordable housing: As with any kind of housing development, affordability will vary considerably based on location, design, site requirements, common amenities, and availability of public or private subsidies. Many cohousing communities actively seek ways to make more of their units affordable....
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Download the "What is Cohousing?" slideshow from Fitch Architecture & Community Design, or view it below.
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What makes cohousing unique is that residents take an active role in determining what kind of a place they’ll live in, like many people did before the age of mass-produced housing. Cohousing is “reinventing community” in the sense that it replaces social values and architectural concepts that were...
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Learning more: Events, tours, and conferences State of Cohousing in the U.S Cohousing Videos Slideshow: What is Cohousing? Finding Professionals Cohousing Books Cohousing Brochure About Coho/US Cohousing is an intentional community of private homes clustered around shared space. Each...
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