Cohousing in the News


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 Downsizing
Kaiser Health News
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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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 ...


The Gazette: Eastern Iowa Breaking News and Headlines


Tuesday Morning Read: Iowa City cohousing development taking ...
The Gazette: Eastern Iowa Breaking News and Headlines
The Gazette | TODAY'S HALLOWEEN WEATHER - Partly cloudy, less windy. High 42, low 29. IOWA CITY COHOUSING DEVELOPMENT TAKING SHAPE - When almost a decade ago a group of frie.

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The Gazette: Eastern Iowa Breaking News and Headlines


Iowa City boasts state's first cohousing development
The Gazette: Eastern Iowa Breaking News and Headlines
They formed an LLC and chose a piece of land on Miller Avenue between West Benton Street and Highway 1 in Iowa City for a 36-unit sustainable cohousing development called Prairie Hill. Plans call for 12 total buildings on the property but residents are ...


Maine Public


News
Maine Public
Architect and businessman Chuck Durrett and journalist Deirdre Fulton discuss Cohousing, which is a type of collaborative housing wher residents actively participate in the design and operation of their own neighborhoods. Cohousing residents are ...


Hackney Gazette


Hackney retirees' £6.5m cohousing dream becomes a reality – but means they have to move to Colchester
Hackney Gazette
Members of the Cannock Mill Cohousing group on the development site in Colchester. Picture: Cannock Mill Cohousing. Four of the nine Hackney workers who drew up the original plan are getting ready to up sticks to a £6.5million cohousing development for ...


Gebiedsontwikkeling.nu


Co-housing communities in Engeland: Gedeeld wonen blijkt een steeds ...
Gebiedsontwikkeling.nu
27 okt 2017 - Tijdens het praktijkcongres op 7 november kijkt Sue Riddlestone, mede-oprichter Bioregional London, vanuit duurzaamheidsambities naar opgaven voor gebiedsontwikkeling. Tien jaar geleden ontwikkelde Riddlestone BedZED; een 'pionering ...


Wired.it


E se andassi a vivere in cohousing?
Wired.it
Nato nel Nord Europa, questo stile di vita ha assunto aspetti diversi in tutto il mondo in base alle esigenze e alle culture dei vari paesi. Ma come funzionano le residenze in cohousing? Quali sono i vantaggi e le difficoltà per i cosiddetti cohouser ...


Haaretz


Israel's First Cooperative Living Community for the Elderly Doesn't Want to Be Taken Care Of
Haaretz
“The greatest enemy of the 'third age' is loneliness,” says David Mencher, one of the founders of Cohousing Israel, which hopes to create the country's first cooperative living community for the elderly. There are nods of agreement in the room. “There ...


Radio New Zealand


Co-housing an alternative to the quarter-acre dream
Radio New Zealand
The first New Zealand co-housing project was set up in Auckland over 20 years ago, but groups in Dunedin, Nelson, Christchurch, Masterton, New Plymouth, Whangarei and Hawke's Bay are now busy establishing their own. As well as sharing communal ...



The Fellowship for Intentional Community (FIC) Celebrates its 30th Year in November
PR Web (press release)
FIC focuses on supporting forming and existing intentional communities in North America, but also tracks more than 1,477 intentional communities globally, including co-ops, land trusts, Cohousing, ecovillages, communes, and collective living situations ...


Slate Magazine


Sidewalk Labs' Quayside development in Toronto is Google's first ...
Slate Magazine
There is an inverse relationship between your capacity to innovate and the actual existence of people and buildings.”

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lareviewofbooks


No Fences Make the Best Neighbors: Collective Home Ownership, Kibbutz to Cohousing
lareviewofbooks
I HAVE SPENT YEARS studying intentional communities and always ask the same question: just how communal are they? In the communities I've previously written about, the answers have varied. In utopian Los Angeles circa 1917, the members of Theosophist ...

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