Cohousing in the News


The Daily Tar Heel


Chapel Hill, Carrboro cohousing encourages affordability, sustainability
The Daily Tar Heel
When Becky Laskody and her husband went looking for a neighborhood to raise a child in, they began exploring the idea of cohousing. Over twenty years later, Laskody is now one of the founding members of Arcadia, a Chapel Hill cohousing community. “I ...


Vashon-Maury Island Beachcomber


At Shoulder to Shoulder, farming goes beyond food
Vashon-Maury Island Beachcomber
Between Vashon Cohousing and the Roseballen community just to its south, a small farm run by “a motley crew of local women, men, and the odd dog or two,” as they call themselves on their Facebook page, has been quietly producing a bounty of fruits and ...


Sacramento Bee


They've spent years building their ideal community. Now they just need the homes constructed
Sacramento Bee
There are 148 cohousing communities across the country, most in the eastern and western United States, according to a directory maintained by the Fellowship of Intentional Communities. Six already operate in the Sacramento region; the planned community ...

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They've spent years building their ideal community. Now they just need the homes constructed
Sacramento Bee
There are 148 cohousing communities across the country, most in the eastern and western United States, according to a directory maintained by the Fellowship of Intentional Communities. Six already operate in the Sacramento region; the planned community ...


Sacramento Bee


They've spent years building their ideal community. Now they just ...
Sacramento Bee
More than two dozen people converged on a grassy field in Fair Oaks this month to symbolically dig into the ground beneath their future neighborhood. Unlike most groundbreaking ceremonies, they didn't have matching hard hats emblazoned with a corporate ...

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Vashon-Maury Island Beachcomber


At Shoulder to Shoulder, farming goes beyond food
Vashon-Maury Island Beachcomber
Between Vashon Cohousing and the Roseballen community just to its south, a small farm run by “a motley crew of local women, men, and the odd dog or two,” as they call themselves on their Facebook page, has been quietly producing a bounty of fruits and ...


Yale Daily News (blog)


Talk in the Town, Ep 1: Up the Country
Yale Daily News (blog)
A few architects brought cohousing from Denmark to the United States back in the 1980s. Cohousing's form — a bunch of privately owned, relatively small houses clustered around a massive common house — is meant to encourage a close-knit community ...


Wired.it


Il cohousing come alternativa reale alle community da social network
Wired.it
La parola community è entrata nel nostro vocabolario in maniera sempre più prepotente fino ad essere ormai presente in quasi tutti i discorsi. Si tratta, però, quasi sempre di community virtuali, gruppi di persone che pur non conoscendosi di persona ...



For active seniors, cohousing offers a cozier alternative to downsizing
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
The 5-mile hikes, yoga classes and communal dinners are now routines for the residents at PDX Commons Cohousing in Portland, Ore. These 39 individuals (about half partnered but largely strangers at first) started forging relationships well before they ...


The Daily Iowan


Construction begins on Iowa City communal living
The Daily Iowan
On Miller Avenue, a sustainable way of living is taking root in Iowa for the first time, under the name of Prairie Hill. Construction has begun on Iowa's first cohousing community, a type of living arrangement in which several residents to have their ...



For active seniors, cohousing offers a cozier alternative to downsizing
Gears Of Biz
Cohousing bolsters sharing — a lawnmower, tools or an on-site laundromat, as well as guest quarters for out-of-town visitors. Homes are private, clustered near a common space where homeowners meet regularly to share meals and build community.

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RT en Español - Noticias internacionales


¿Quieres envejecer con tus amigos?: El 'cohousing senior' llega a España
RT en Español - Noticias internacionales
La sostenibilidad económica del 'cohousing' la argumentan con sus numerosas ventajas en este aspecto. La reducción de los intermediarios en la construcción, gestión y prestación de servicios es la principal. Su normalmente abultado número de socios ...



For active seniors, cohousing offers a cozier alternative to downsizing
News-Medical.net
The 5-mile hikes, yoga classes and communal dinners are now routines for the residents at PDX Commons Cohousing in Portland, Ore.

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California Healthline


For Active Seniors, Cohousing Offers A Cozier Alternative To Downsizing
California Healthline
“Interest in cohousing has not only increased in general, but especially in the senior world,” said Karin Hoskin, executive director of Coho/US, the Cohousing Association of the United States,a nonprofit that supports cohousing communities nationwide.

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Kaiser Health News


For Active Seniors, Cohousing Offers A Cozier Alternative To ...
Kaiser Health News
Far from a commune or coop, these planned villages are no less about cooperation and community.

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The Hillishome


Saying YES to Community-Building and Supporting Neighbors
The Hillishome
to the neighborhood: a senior cohousing community. The children of the 1930s are now our elders, having led our community, served our country, and built our society. It is perfectly fitting that they can benefit again from a space designed to serve ...

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Chicago Sun-Times


For active seniors, co-housing offers alternative to downsizing
Chicago Sun-Times
The 5-mile hikes, yoga classes and communal dinners are now routines for the residents at PDX Commons Cohousing in Portland, Ore. These 39 individuals (about half partnered but largely strangers at first) started forging relationships well before they ...


TheChronicleHerald.ca


Cohousing for the common good in Nova Scotia
TheChronicleHerald.ca
C ohousing is a style of community living that originated four decades ago in Denmark. It has been described 'as a way to compensate for the isolating effects of modern society.' A project has not yet been built here in Nova Scotia though several are ...


KCRG


First residents set to move in Iowa City cohousing community
KCRG
Members say cost effectiveness is a part of the cohousing philosophy. “We won't all have to go out and shovel our own sidewalks, so we won't all have snow shovels, or lawn mowers, or all this. We'll share those resources,” Rupp said. “It allowed me to ...


The Mercury News


City dweller loves sharing peace and quiet with neighbors in co-housing community
The Mercury News
One of about 165 such established communities in the nation, according to the Durham, North Carolina-based Cohousing Association of the United States, the village is modeled on the idea of private homes clustered around shared spaces and resources.


KSDK


'Thor: Ragnarok' thunders to No. 1 with $121M at the weekend box office
KSDK
The 5-mile hikes, yoga classes and communal dinners are now routines for the residents at PDX Commons Cohousing in Portland, Ore. These 39 individuals (about half partnered but largely strangers at first) started forging relationships well before they ...

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USA TODAY


For active seniors, cohousing offers a cozier alternative to downsizing
USA TODAY
Far from a co-op or commune, these planned villages are no less about cooperation and community.

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Estadão


'Cohousing' também é opção para idosos
Estadão
Um conjunto de casas no mesmo entorno, com áreas comuns que aproximam os moradores. A ideia se assemelha a condomínios convencionais, mas ganha outra dimensão por causa do caráter quase filosófico do cohousing: estabelecer os vínculos ...


kwwl.com


First cohousing neighborhood in the state readies for first residents
kwwl.com
A unique neighborhood, and the first-of-its-kind in the state, is nearing completion for its first residents. Prairie Hill in Iowa City is being built by a group known as Iowa City Cohousing. It will be the first cohousing community of its kind in the ...


The Bull and Bear


Cohousing and the Cure to Loneliness
The Bull and Bear
Unfortunately for this writer, there is no one standard model for cohousing. Cohousing situations vary depending on many factors, such as an urban versus rural setting, financial structures, and the philosophies of each group. Even with all of this ...

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