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David Brooks writes in the NY Times (Jan 6) that buying a home is the most difficult decision in life. We don't choose a house so much as fall in love with it, he writes, and although we may envision a home with exotic things in which we will host large gatherings, most folks really seek privacy...
Views since 5/2014: 120
The author of a recent article in Christianity Today examines how cohousing's "radical hospitality" can be an inspiration and opportunity for churches to follow. Both Alice Alexander of Coho/US and Courtney Martin, Temescal Commons Resident and author of The New Better Off (which I just started...
Views since 5/2014: 271
"5 Reasons To Consider Joining A Cohousing Community" in The Good Trade is this week's take on the benefits of cohousing, written by a member of Fair Oaks EcoHousing. This blog's aim is to search for ideas creating positive social change. Certainly fitting to count cohousing in this category,...
Views since 5/2014: 408
CoHousing Solutions is proud to announce our first graduating class of the 500 Communities Program! This year-long training is spearheaded by Katie McCamant, and gathers passionate cohousing entrepreneurs who want to devote themselves to the goal of building the next 500 communities while working...
Views since 5/2014: 358
It feels like Thanksgiving for Cohousers! You know what its like for those hosting Thanksgiving, right? Preparing extra special treats, cleaning a little bit more than usual, coordinating who is doing what, and mostly... preparing and getting excited for the guests to arrive! That's what we have...
Views since 5/2014: 1,059
Have you registered for the unique opportunity to promote your community along with others around the country through the National Cohousing Open House Day coming up (Sat) April 30, 2016? This will be a great way to strengthen the bonds within and between communities while lengthening your waiting...
Views since 5/2014: 1,614
No surprise, but always nice to see data backing up what those living in cohousing communities are already intimately aware of. Researchers asked, what makes for happy homeowners? Not size or price, actually. It's about the community. "It turns out that what really matters is the extent to...
Views since 5/2014: 1,407
Coho/US is initiating a National Open House Day! Whatever these words may bring up for you, one thing is for sure - just as cohousing itself is a collaborative process and group effort, a living example that the whole indeed is greater than the sum of its part, it will be with this event as well....
Views since 5/2014: 1,489
Capitol Hill Urban Cohousing (CHUC) in Seattle, WA is finally edging up to its fourth floor in construction and just weeks away from setting the base for The Rooftop Farm project we have planned. We are talking about more than a few raised planters on the roof. We envision a working, year-round...
Views since 5/2014: 1,461
On the night of April 13th, I had the pleasure of witnessing the joyful celebration after Fair Oaks EcoHousing received a unanimous (4-0) vote from the Sacramento County Planning Commission to approve all their project requests for development! This decision came on the heels of a number of...
Views since 5/2014: 1,299

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