Cohousing in the News


Tucson Weekly

Tucson Fasola Explore the Haunting and Unfamilar
Tucson Weekly
Tucson Fasola — founded by J.P. Thom-Gronachan in the late '90s — performs music Sacred Harp music every first and third Saturday at the Sonora Cohousing Common House. On Saturday, March 1 and Sunday, March 2, the group will host the annual ...


Man sentenced to 2 life terms in Pa. stabbings
WJAC Johnstown
Blair Co. housing assessment not done in 56 years · Polls in Blair Co. to have handicap access by November · Ice jam causes flooding concerns in Clearfield County · Emergency officials attend annual training · Local care facility expands its services.

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Thai protest leader places conditions on talks
WJAC Johnstown
Blair Co. housing assessment not done in 56 years · Polls in Blair Co. to have handicap access by November · Ice jam causes flooding concerns in Clearfield County · Emergency officials attend annual training · Local care facility expands its services.

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Bitter cold predicted for parts of Pa. again
WJAC Johnstown
Blair Co. housing assessment not done in 56 years · Polls in Blair Co. to have handicap access by November · Ice jam causes flooding concerns in Clearfield County · Emergency officials attend annual training · Local care facility expands its services.

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Pa. teacher gets prison for relations with 2 boys
WJAC Johnstown
Blair Co. housing assessment not done in 56 years · Polls in Blair Co. to have handicap access by November · Ice jam causes flooding concerns in Clearfield County · Emergency officials attend annual training · Local care facility expands its services.

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Blair Co. housing assessment not done in 56 years
WJAC Johnstown
Blair Co. housing assessment not done in 56 years. Updated: Wednesday, February 26 2014, 10:30 AM EST. By: WJAC Web Staff. HOLLIDAYSBURG, Pa. -- The last time a reassessment was completed in Blair County was in 1958, which means residents ...


A Carnegie International exhibit depicts "experimental utopias"
PGH City Paper
By contrast, there's "North Street Co-Housing, Davis, Calif.," whose 17 suburban home-owners removed their backyard fences and now happily share laundry facilities, some meals and a woodshop — a sort of limited-liability utopia. Tags: Art Reviews + ...


Evans Phelps announces candidacy for Nevada City City Council
The Union of Grass Valley
“I would say the biggest battle we fought and won was (approving the) cohousing (project on West Broad Street) in 2005,” Phelps said. “People don't like things that are different, so there definitely was opposition to it. That was the accomplishment I ...

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Housing group seeks more time for real estate deal with City Hall
Park Record
Greenpark Cohousing, LLC, the group that intends to purchase two old houses and the accompanying land from City Hall, late last week requested it be given more time to finalize the deal. The group asked for an extension in an unsigned letter to Matt ...


Yahoo Canada Finance - Insight (blog)

Retirement planning for one
Yahoo Canada Finance - Insight (blog)
Alternatives to downsizing or renting are intergenerational housing (living with other family members) or cohousing (sharing a home with others in a similar situation). Educate yourself. It seems that financial literacy is a huge issue facing older ...

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NY Times: Childless Boomers Favor Co-Housing in Retirement
Reverse Mortgage Daily
By and large, they are opting for co-housing or a shared housing situation, a recent New York Times article finds, in order to provide for caregiving needs often handled by adult children. “The trend means that 'there are going to be far fewer of the ...


Developer-builder tapped for Planning Commission spot - The Park Record
Park Record
Alex Butwinski, a former City Councilor who lost his re-election bid in November, withdrew his application prior to the selection. Sara Werbelow, a figure in the GreenPark Cohousing, LLC development in Old Town, also sought the spot. Print Email Font ...


What Google And Facebook's HQs Would Look Like If They Cared More About ...
Businessinsider India
... commentators have suggested that closely spaced 5-8 story buildings could also accommodate the same amount of housing," Twu said. "This is especially true if some of the traditional apartments are substituted with co-housing or shared living spaces ...

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Business Insider Australia

What Google And Facebook's HQs Would Look Like If They Cared More About ...
Business Insider Australia
... commentators have suggested that closely spaced 5-8 story buildings could also accommodate the same amount of housing,” Twu said. “This is especially true if some of the traditional apartments are substituted with co-housing or shared living spaces ...

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Regina Leader-Post

Co-housing project a community of co-operation
Regina Leader-Post
Canterbury Park in Regina could soon be home to the city's first co-housing community. Co-housing is a community-based housing arrangement in which each homeowner has a small, privately owned unit and residents share common spaces — such as ...


Recupero edilizio e cohousing
L'Indro
Vivere insieme a molte altre coppie, famiglie e single, condividendo gli spazi comuni e mantenendo la propria privacy all'interno dell'unità abitativa. È questo lo spirito del cohousing, una pratica che si sta rivelando molto utile oggi nella nostra ...


Old Town housing project, nontraditional, approved unanimously
Park Record
A group readying to build a nontraditional housing development in Old Town won a critical vote on Wednesday, securing a permit from a City Hall panel that was needed before the project could start. GreenPark Cohousing, LLC won the permit in a unanimous ...


Old Town housing project, nontraditional, approved unanimously
Park Record
A group readying to build a nontraditional housing development in Old Town won a critical vote on Wednesday, securing a permit from a City Hall panel that was needed before the project could start. GreenPark Cohousing, LLC won the permit in a unanimous ...


There's one more unit up for grabs in the future 12th Ave cohousing community ...
CHS Capitol Hill Seattle
The couple, who run architectural firm Schemata Workshop, are behind Capitol Hill Urban Cohousing on 12th Avenue, slated to break ground in April. “We're going to live here for the rest of our lives,” Mariano said. “We want this building to last forever.”.

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75 Units Pre-Sold At Insignia, Capitol Hill Cohousing Project Breaking Ground
Curbed Seattle
DENNY TRIANGLE—When completed, the two-tower, 41-story Insignia complex at 2301 Sixth Ave. will include 707 units. At least 75 of them are officially accounted for per PSBJ, which reports over 75 units have been pre sold, twenty of which came in 2014.
There's one more unit up for grabs in the future 12th Ave cohousing community ...CHS Capitol Hill Seattle

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Il Fatto Quotidiano

Cohousing, a Milano nuovo progetto “social” da cinquanta appartamenti
Il Fatto Quotidiano
E' il nuovo progetto che dovrebbe nascere in cohousing entro la primavera del 2016, se tutto va bene. Il terreno che circonda la cascina potrebbe essere destinato a orti e frutteti, gli spazi comuni accogliere depandance per gli ospiti, spazi riservati ...
Cohousing, a Milano presentato un nuovo progettoDGmag.it

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Almonte considers co-housing development
CBC.ca
A co-housing complex in Ottawa with communal living spaces, shared backyards and group meals could be the model for a new development in Almonte. A group visited the fenceless community called Terra Firma on Drummond Street in Old Ottawa East for ...


StarPhoenix

'We want to know our neighbours better'
StarPhoenix
The co-housing development turns the middle-class dream on its head - owning a home with a fenced backyard, but locking your doors when you leave, knowing your neighbour's first name but never stepping foot inside his or her house. Across the country ...


Another figure in disputed housing project seeks Planning Commission spot
Park Record
Sara Werbelow is a part of a group called GreenPark Cohousing, LLC. She is one of three people seeking appointment to a partial term on the Planning Commission. The panel is considering the GreenPark Cohousing, LLC development proposal. It is not ...


StarPhoenix

A communal space to live out the later years
StarPhoenix
The basic idea behind cohousing involves private living spaces — suites, in this case — alongside communal areas. Wolf Willow's residents share over 4,000 square feet of common space. There's a kitchen, dining room, lounge, laundry, music room, arts ...

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