Cohousing in the News


Cohousing group looking for families to join in
Gainesville Sun
Gainesville Cohousing, a group of 11 families planning to create a sustainable neighborhood in northwest Gainesville, has purchased a 4.75-acre plot of land at 4500 NW 27th Ave. and hired Gainesville-based Flannigan Construction. Brooks Nelson, the ...

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City hurdles made east Vancouver co-housing project difficult, architect says
Vancouver Sun
A city planner asked me 'What are you — an architect or an advocate?' Cohousing is outside of typical developments and bureaucrats make it difficult to break out of the box. It's easier to bring a proposal for co-housing to the table in the U.S. than ...

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Vancouver Sun

City hurdles made east Vancouver co-housing project difficult, architect says
Vancouver Sun
California architect Charles Durrett has been involved with more than 50 co-housing communities in North America but has struggled to get one off the ground in Vancouver. Although the 31-unit project, at 33rd and Commercial, breaks ground on June 2 and ...

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Vancouver Sun

Co-housing great for seniors, but city hurdles made east Vancouver project ...
Vancouver Sun
California architect Charles Durrett has been involved with more than 50 co-housing communities in North America but has struggled to get one off the ground in Vancouver. Although the 31-unit project, at 33rd and Commercial, breaks ground on June 2 and ...


BLOOMINGTON CITY COUNCIL Cohousing project approved; Short Street will ...
The Herald-Times (subscription)
Ultimately, the council voted 8-1 to not require lengthening Short Street as part of the Bloomington Cohousing project, so the unconnected segments of the road are here to stay. kAm%96 564:D:@? H2D ;FDE A2CE @7 E96 56=:36C2E:@? DFCC@F?5:?8 2?

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Elkhart group living together in 'co-housing community'
WSBT-TV
It sounds like a sitcom. But Prairie Wolf Collective, the first co-housing group in Elkhart of its kind, takes its mission seriously. "South-central Elkhart is our home and continues to be our home," says Nicole Bauman, one of the group's co-founders ...


West Dorset District Council votes yes on co-housing project grant
Blackmore Vale
West Dorset District Council has voted to give a grant of almost £20,000 to the Bridport Cohousing Community Land Trust. The cash boost will help fund the project's architect fees, planning and legal costs which exceed £75,000. In addition to the ...

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City Council votes to support Bloomington Cohousing
Indiana Daily Student
New coding school to open in Bloomington. The Bloomington City Council recommended passing a proposal to re-zone a few acres of residential single-family housing into a planned unit development for Bloomington Cohousing Wednesday night. However ...


Alaskajournal.com

Ravens' Roost offers new way of living
Alaskajournal.com
From back to front, Ravens' Roost cohousing members Tom Pierce-Bulger, Terri Pauls and Chris Allard pose at Pierce-Bulger's home, which has become “meeting central” for the project, according to Pauls. The proposed Anchorage neighborhood will ...


Council supportive of plan for cohousing
The Herald-Times (subscription)
This would allow Bloomington Cohousing to move forward with its project that includes 22 single-family homes, a common house, barn, garden, shared parking area and guest house. kAmr@9@FD:?8 :D 2 EJA6 @7 4@>>F?:EJ =:G:?8 H96C6 C6D:56?

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Cohousing project moves ahead
UI The Daily Iowan
“The 'co' in cohousing is community,” said Iowa City cohousing board member Del Holland. “People know each other and support each other and do things together.” Cohousing is a type of neighborhood in which the residents take part in the design of their ...


Cohousing village in the Cully Neighborhood: Sleeping in Portland
The Oregonian
You can't imagine Dennis Karas living anywhere but in a cohousing environment and specifically, Columbia Ecovillage, a converted 1970s apartment complex in Northeast Portland's Cully neighborhood. Dennis is my loquacious guide along with a more ...


Harrisonburg Co-Housing
WHSV
HARRISONBURG, VA-- A new community is coming to Harrisonburg. Co-housing in The Burg focuses on living more simply and saving you money. Co-housing in The Burg's mission is to form a co-housing community in or near Harrisonburg which values ...

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Harrisonburg Co-Housing
WHSV
HARRISONBURG, VA-- A new community is coming to Harrisonburg. Co-housing in The Burg focuses on living more simply and saving you money. Co-housing in The Burg's mission is to form a co-housing community in or near Harrisonburg which values ...


Doctoral student overcomes long odds on way to degree
GazetteNET
Garang lived for a time with a family at Pathways Cohousing in Northampton, bunking in a room in their basement as he saved money to bring his family here. That family, Lucy Garbus and David Slack and their three children, also helped Garang with ...


KGAN TV

Iowa City Group Working on Cohousing Project
KGAN TV
Follow its trail and you'll eventually reach the proposed site of prairie hill, or what might be the state's first cohousing project. "Originally there were a group of people who got together to talk about retirement options and at some point decided ...

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Cohousing efficiente per case di qualità
Tekneco
1.500 euro al metro quadro per un'abitazione in cohousing. Questo sarà il costo per le famiglie che aderiranno all'iniziativa della provincia di Pesaro e Urbino, le diocesi di Senigallia e l'Inbar, Istituto nazionale di Bioarchitettura che patrocinano ...


Living the communal dream
Chico News & Review
Selenite now lives in a communal townhouse of four adults and four children off Lindo Channel, and hopes to join with likeminded parents like French in a new cohousing project based on nonviolent communication (NVC), which focuses on recognizing and ...


Living the communal dream
Chico News & Review
Selenite now lives in a communal townhouse of four adults and four children off Lindo Channel, and hopes to join with likeminded parents like French in a new cohousing project based on nonviolent communication (NVC), which focuses on recognizing and ...


Triple Pundit

Should Eco-Labels Shape Purchasing Choices?
Triple Pundit
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 ...


Srinergy Showcases Solar Installations at Great Oak Cohousing
EIN News Eritrea
Residents of Great Oak Cohousing in Ann Arbor are recognized for building a strong sense of community through shared resources and civic mindedness. With the recent installation of roof-mounted solar panels on nine of 37 condominiums in this close-knit ...

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Co-housing development slated for Village Hill in Northampton
MassLive.com
NORTHAMPTON - Riding the wave of co-housing popularity, the company that plans to build 83 new homes on Village Hill will dedicate 30nof them to co-housing. Transformations, Inc., a Townsend company, has purchased 35 acres on the former ...
Editorial: Village Hill vision becomes reality in NorthamptonGazetteNET

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Srinergy Showcases Solar Installations at Great Oak Cohousing
EIN News (press release)
Residents of Great Oak Cohousing in Ann Arbor are recognized for building a strong sense of community through shared resources and civic mindedness. With the recent installation of roof-mounted solar panels on nine of 37 condominiums in this close-knit ...


Srinergy Showcases Solar Installations at Great Oak Cohousing
Power Engineering International
NOVI, MI--(Marketwired - May 7, 2014) - Residents of Great Oak Cohousing in Ann Arbor are recognized for building a strong sense of community through shared resources and civic mindedness. With the recent installation of roof-mounted solar panels on ...


Srinergy Showcases Solar Installations at Great Oak Cohousing
Power Engineering International
NOVI, MI--(Marketwired - May 7, 2014) - Residents of Great Oak Cohousing in Ann Arbor are recognized for building a strong sense of community through shared resources and civic mindedness. With the recent installation of roof-mounted solar panels on ...

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