Cohousing in the News


CBC.ca


Communal living in Calgary could solve housing issues
CBC.ca
Located in Winston Heights, Prairie Sky Cohousing features 18 separate units, a shared 3,400-square-foot common "house," an underground parkade and a weekly communal meal (at which attendance is optional, because it's not actually a cult or anything).


Hackney Gazette


Hackney Cohousing Project has dreams dashed by council
Hackney Gazette
The man who dreamed of setting up an innovative “cohousing” project in Stoke Newington has accused Hackney Council of wasting years of his family's lives by scrapping a deal they had been working towards since 2010. A group of 10 people had been in ...



Plan might allow park, private farm at Longmont's Bohn Farm development
Longmont Times-Call
Longmont-based Colorado Cohousing Development Company is in the process of purchasing 6 acres of the Bohn Farm property off of Spruce Avenue between Francis and Grant Streets in order to start a cohousing community with community-supported ...


Deseret News


How Denmark's idea for building better communities is catching on across the U.S.
Deseret News
Cohousing communities are intentionally planned neighborhoods, built from the ground up and managed by residents. A community will typically consist of 15 to 34 households, each with its own private home, but designed to help neighbors connect.

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L'economia dell'amore
Il Cambiamento
Il libro a cura di Mathieu Lietaert "Cohousing e condomini solidali" è una guida pratica alle nuove forme di vicinato e di vita in comune. Si fa spesso confusione tra cohousing, ecovicinato, ecovillaggi, comunità intenzionali, comuni, pensando che ...


NOLA.com


Largest Lower 9th Ward housing initiative since Katrina moving forward
NOLA.com
The partners in the cohousing proposal are Lacy Allen and Bonnie Garrigan, friends going back to their college days, and Garrigan's mother, Ann Barnes. Allen, who's lived in New Orleans since May 2005, moved to Jourdan Avenue last year and owns a ...

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Deseret News


How Denmark's idea for building better communities is catching on across the US
Deseret News
Cohousing communities are intentionally planned neighborhoods, built from the ground up and managed by residents. A community will typically consist of 15 to 34 households, each with its own private home, but designed to help neighbors connect.

and more »


Castanet.net


Modern-day commune?
Castanet.net
"Cohousing, in my mind, is a very unfortunate choice of word because people immediately think it's the same as a commune, but cohousing is not a commune," said Jonathan Rheaume. "Co-housing is really about a group of people who come together to ...

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A plan to bring a co-housing project to Penticton is under discussion.
Castanet.net
The first co-housing community in North America was built in the early 1990s, and there are now 176, with 100 more currently in development. In B.C., there are 12 of the developments. None of them are in the Okanagan, according to organizers. In ...


Castanet.net


Co-housing project
Castanet.net
A plan to bring a cohousing project to Penticton is currently under discussion in the city. A group of like-minded individuals has already held one meeting on the matter and has another scheduled for next week. "I think that anybody who is interested ...

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RP ONLINE


Generationsübergreifendes Wohnen: Wohnprojekt "Cohousing Kaarst" von der Stadt ...
RP ONLINE
Im Alter nicht allein sein, dennoch Freiraum zu haben und die eigene Privatsphäre nicht verlieren - das steht als Idee hinter dem Mehrgenerationen-Projekt, dessen Vorbild das schwedische Cohousing ist. Eine Wohnform, bei der Jung und Alt einander im ...

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St. George Daily Spectrum


Local News in Brief
St. George Daily Spectrum
For information on Dixie State University's Sears Art Museum Gallery, visit dixieculturalarts.com/sears-museum-2. Cohousing meeting set for Feb. 20. An informational meeting about a future cohousing project in St. George will be from 1-4 p.m. Saturday, ...


RP ONLINE


Kaarst: Wohnprojekt "Cohousing Kaarst" wird von der Stadt unterstützt
RP ONLINE
Kaarst. Klaus Ulrich Schmidt von der geschlossenen Facebook-Gruppe "Cohousing Kaarst" ist beeindruckt: Rund 100 Interessierte kamen in die Johanneskirche, um sich das generationsübergreifende Wohnprojekt erläutern zu lassen. "Wir sind von der ...


Rochester Democrat and Chronicle


Real Estate Calendar: Feb. 20-26
Rochester Democrat and Chronicle
Monday. Introduction to Cohousing: Flower City Cohousing Community will discuss its work to establish a new cohousing community within Rochester's city limits, featuring 20 independent and fully functional living units of varying sizes within a ...



What is cohousing?
St. George Daily Spectrum
It's fun to dream of possibilities at the Parade of Homes. Cohousing takes you to new places in community, design and life style. Cohousing starts with a social agreement that you know and support each other. These people envision their life, buy the ...


Bridport and Lyme Regis News


Tears of joy as plans for Bridport cohousing community given green light
Bridport and Lyme Regis News
THERE were tears of joy as plans to build a 'co-housing' community in Bridport were approved. The scheme by Bridport Cohousing Community Land Trust (CLT) looks to provide affordable housing to local people. It will see 34 houses and flats built next to ...


MetroNews Canada


Vancouver trending: Cohousings rich rewards
MetroNews Canada
Born in 1960s Denmark as a way to inspire collective goals, increase safety and support, and reduce environmental impact, the co-housing movement is now taking root in B.C. with almost a dozen developments being built, and several others in the ...



Letter: Cohousing revolution
Glenwood Springs Post Independent
Cohousing is an intentional community of private homes clustered around shared space and a common house. The people partner with a developer and help to build and manage their own neighborhood. Many social and business gatherings must happen to ...


Monadnock Ledger Transcript


There's power in presence
Monadnock Ledger Transcript
Residents of Nubanusit Neighborhood in Peterborough discussed the cohousing movement, which originated in Denmark. “We've had to work to learn how to find common ground, because it's not something that comes naturally for all of us,” said Mary ...



Cohousing, Milano: progetto di rigenerazione di un palazzo Liberty
Architetti.com
“Un progetto di cohousing – afferma l'Architetto Freyrie – parte solo con l'adesione preventiva dei futuri abitanti, i quali si costituiscono in gruppo promotore diventando contemporaneamente destinatari ma anche proponenti del progetto stesso e, con ...


Bridport and Lyme Regis News


Plans to build a co-housing community in Bridport recommended for approval
Bridport and Lyme Regis News
PLANS to build a "co-housing" community in Bridport have been recommended for approval by council officers. The proposals from Bridport Cohousing Community Land Trust (CLT) would see 34 houses and flats built next to Bridport Community Hospital at ...



10 things to do in Boulder County today, Feb. 9, 2016
Boulder Daily Camera
O'Hashi's film includes interviews on aging in community with six of his cohousing neighbors of Silver Sage Village in north Boulder and their experiences of growing old in a community, 6:45 p.m., Dairy Arts Center, 2590 Walnut St., Boulder; Free; ...


Waterloo Record


Can co-housing work in Waterloo Region? - The Record
Waterloo Record
KITCHENER — Imagine a neighbourhood where your neighbours are practically your family. You eat together a few times a week, you might share laundry ...

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Triple Pundit (registration) (blog)


Ecotourism Creates Livelihoods for Indigenous People in Cuyabeno, Ecuador
Triple Pundit (registration) (blog)
Her experience includes work with small-scale solar energy installations and utility-scale wind farms. She earned an MBA in sustainable management from the Presidio Graduate School and she resides in Belfast Cohousing & Ecovillage in Midcoast Maine ...


Winston-Salem Journal


Living Small
Winston-Salem Journal
The cohousing model of a community with private homes on shared land is one that complements the desired lifestyle of many tiny house residents, Williams says. He adds that regardless of whether individuals are interested in housing flexibility ...

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