Cohousing in the News


Het Nieuwsblad


Cohousing Waasland hijst de vlag
Het Nieuwsblad
Cohousing Waasland organiseerde een feestelijke samenkomst naar aanleiding van de officiële ondertekening van de grondenoptie met Matexi. Belangstellenden en deelnemers aan cohousing werden vergast op een hapje en een drankje op locatie.


Hartford Courant


Modern Families, Old-Style Living
Hartford Courant
Based on the principles of the co-housing movement, it is envisioned as a place designed specifically to bring people and families closer together, literally and figuratively. The idea is to live simpler, more deliberate lives, to share things, to grow ...


The White House (blog)


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The White House (blog)
He is also the founding member of Eastern Village Cohousing, a green and sustainable eco-community. “In the past, I had the sense that those who were more committed to Jewish life tended to be more parochial and less committed to the broader common ...

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The Elkhart Truth


Millrace Neighborhood LLC site plan OK'd by Goshen Plan Commission
The Elkhart Truth
Millrace Neighborhood LLC site plan OK'd by Goshen Plan Commission. Richard Miller, site developer, said he hopes to have the first three homes of his planned co-housing neighborhood built by the end of this year. MILL%2520RACE_3655.


Portland Business Journal (blog)


More tears shed over the loss of a movie theater than a food cart pod
Portland Business Journal (blog)
News last week that a popular food cart was being displaced for a unique cohousing condo project on Southeast Belmont Street had some readers of the Portland Business Journal lamenting the loss. Even more, however, shed tears over the fact that the ...



Iowa City cohousing community presents revised proposal
The Gazette: Eastern Iowa Breaking News and Headlines
IOWA CITY — The board of managers for Iowa City Cohousing will present a new zoning plan to city officials today in an effort to overcome several obstacles to the alternative housing project. Prairie Hill, Iowa City's first potential cohousing ...


Ashland Daily Tidings


Sharing time with the Ashland Cohousing Community
Ashland Daily Tidings
Thinking of housing and basic needs prompted me to check out Ashland's Cohousing Community off Fordyce Street. Established in 2007 after much planning and resistance, here are 13 townhomes tucked on 1.3 acres. Within walking distance of downtown ...


De Morgen


Vriendengroep bouwt eigen dorp in Texas om samen oud te worden
De Morgen
Beter een goede buur dan een verre vriend: dat hebben dezeTexaanse kameraden goed begrepen. Na jarenlange hechte vriendschap besloten ze hun relatie naar hoger niveau te tillen: ze kochten een lap grond en plantten er hun eigen dorp neer.

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Philly.com


Investing in You: New options for aging at home
Philly.com
Senior cohousing. Elder roommates, à la The Golden Girls. These are some options if you want to grow old in your own home. It's no secret that baby boomers are already swelling the ranks of older Americans. And by 2050, the number of people age 65 or ...

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Philly.com


Investing in You: New options for aging at home
Philly.com
Senior cohousing. Elder roommates, à la The Golden Girls. These are some options if you want to grow old in your own home. It's no secret that baby boomers are already swelling the ranks of older Americans. And by 2050, the number of people age 65 or ...

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Treehugger


The Lucky Penny: A small home in one tiny co-housing community (Video)
Treehugger
Whether it's a modernist gem or a gypsy-styled vardo, it's a delight to see tiny homes that deviate away from the "typical" tiny house floor plan and ditch the gable roof. Measuring 100.3 square feet, this is a ultra-tiny home, created and inhabited by ...



Cohousing: when seniors build their own community [Senior Circles]
Baltimore Sun
My classmate and her husband live in Shepherdstown, W.Va., and have joined a group that is forming a Senior Cohousing Community there. The group is now searching for an architect and partner-developer. They hope to start building next year and move in ...


OregonLive.com


Good Food Here cart pod closing at end of year to make way for senior ...
OregonLive.com
The building, described on the website as a "senior co-housing community," will offer the majority of its housing for people 55 and older with lots of common space, including a dining room that could seat 30-45 people for meals together, a yoga room.
Exclusive: Condo project to displace popular Belmont food cart lotPortland Business Journal (blog)

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Portland Business Journal (blog)


Exclusive: Condo project to displace popular Belmont food cart lot
Portland Business Journal (blog)
All of the current owners, who are referred to as "members," are retirees, and the project's web site describes it as "a senior co-housing community" for people 55 and older. Two of the units will likely be reserved for residents' guests. There will be ...



3 Ingenious Spring Products for Comfort and Energy Efficiency
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 ...



Union Corners with organic market, cohousing finally taking shape
Madison.com
“Neighbors and the community at large have been very anxious and patiently waiting to see something begin to happen at the site,” said Linda Lenzke, a founding member of Madison East Side Co-Housing, which is hoping to build owner-occupied housing ...


DailyFinance


Baby Boomers Creating Their Own Retirement Communities
DailyFinance
These resident-created retirement solutions, or intentional communities, are taking different forms, from shared homes to cohousing communities to "pocket neighborhoods" of people who choose to live in the same area and watch out for each other, which ...


Republican Journal


Maypole celebration at Ecovillage
Republican Journal
In the earliest days, these dances were done around a live tree. Later, the trees were cut down and stripped of most branches, leaving a few at the very top. The Belfast maypole was cut down seven years ago on the land at Belfast Cohousing & Ecovillage.



Ravens' Roost Cohousing meet and greet with presentation
Alaska Dispatch News
Drop by to check out architectural renderings, a 3-D model of our site, photos from other cohousing neighborhoods, and floor plans. Light snacks and refreshments provided. Kids warmly welcome, activities provided. While RR greatly appreciate their use ...

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Site see, gather at architect's house
Alaska Dispatch News
Come view our construction site then stroll a block to the house of our architect and member, see web site for address. Meet future residents and see our architectural renderings, 3D site model, plans, and photos of other cohousing neighborhoods across ...

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Construction begins at first Anchorage co-housing community
Fairbanks Daily News-Miner
ANCHORAGE, Alaska - The first co-housing community in Anchorage broke ground Tuesday on 35 homes that share a kitchen, dining area, gym and community garden. KTVA reports (http://bit.ly/1DdVQEx) 23 families have committed to living in the 6.4-acre ...
Anchorage's first co-housing community breaks groundKTVA.com - Alaska News and Weather

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Anchorage's first co-housing community breaks ground
KTVA.com - Alaska News and Weather
Ravens' Roost Cohousing broke ground Tuesday at the site of its future neighborhood off Abbott Road and Lake Otis Parkway. “Really excited to finally reach this huge milestone,” said Terri Pauls, co-founder of Ravens' Roost Cohousing. Pauls says the ...
Construction begins at first Anchorage co-housing communityKFQD

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Passivhaus cohousing project and hydro scheme - open days
Green Building Press
Many things about the cohousing scheme are energy-efficient, not just the Passivhauses themselves... the electricity micro-grid means that the homes share all the renewable energy generated (currently from solar PV, soon to be joined by Halton Lune ...



Passivhaus cohousing project and hydro scheme - open days
Green Building Press
Many things about the cohousing scheme are energy-efficient, not just the Passivhauses themselves... the electricity micro-grid means that the homes share all the renewable energy generated (currently from solar PV, soon to be joined by Halton Lune ...


Property Observer


How co-housing could make homes cheaper and greener: Suzanne Benn ...
Property Observer
Co-housing differs from duplex or multi-unit housing in that more of the space is shared, enabling more efficient use of land. It is similar in principle to granny flat development but less restrictive, allowing for more varied and flexible household ...

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