Cohousing in the News


Green light for Cambridge's first 'co-housing' project - where 40 families ...
Cambridge News
13/08/13 K1 co-housing project - Orchard Park, Cambridge 13/08/13 Families hoping to form a self-build project at Orchard Park in Cambridge launch last push to get enough participants to guarantee the project going ahead. Orchard Park, Cambridge K1 co- ...

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Facile.it

Silver cohousing, le nuove convivenze over 65 per affrontare la crisi abitativa
Facile.it
Per una popolazione anziana in continuo aumento il silver cohousing è una valida alternativa alle soluzioni tradizionali per affrontare la crisi abitativa, che ha visto impennarsi la vendita della nuda proprietà (+12,5% tra il 2012 e il 2013 ...


First Florida cohousing, eco community to sprout in Gainesville
The Independent Florida Alligator
Gainesville Cohousing is planning to build a community of 24 houses, which will provide families with an opportunity to live in a close-knit society with shared resources, said Judy Broward, a future resident and current community planner. With ...


Lancashire Evening Post

Project is up for architecture gong
Lancashire Evening Post
Lancaster Cohousing Project in Lancaster designed by Eco Arc Ltd has been shortlisted for RIBA Regional (Royal Institute of British Architects) Awards in 2014. Cohousing is a housing development that balances the advantages of home ownership with the ...


Lectures and the literary scene in Marin County, March 16 through 23, 2014
Marin Independent Journal
... "Human Purpose and Transhuman Potential." 7 p.m. March 22: Jenny Bowen discusses "Wish You Happy Forever." 1 p.m. March 23: Charles Durrett discusses "The Senior Cohousing Handbook." 4 p.m. March 23: Bill Amatneek discusses "Acoustic Stories.


ecoRI news

Aspiring Food Entrepreneurs Add Value to Economy
ecoRI news
Sandywoods Farm, a co-housing development in Tiverton, launched a commercial kitchen to support the development and its broader community about a year ago. “The need for these incubator kitchens is greater than ever,” said Russ Smith, Sandywoods ...


Cohousing: Neue Wohnbaumodelle in der Smart City und auf dem Land
nachrichten.at
Mit Cohousing-Modellen könnten Gemeinden im ländlichen Raum ältere Leute in ihrem Umfeld lassen, statt sie in Seniorenheime zu schicken. Da spielen Gemeinschaftsräume und -gärten eine Rolle, gemeinsame Pflege, Küche und Waschmöglichkeiten ...


Date Book: Community events in Chilliwack
Chilliwack Progress
Elderberry Commons is a seniors' cohousing and is part of the vision for the continuing development at the Yarrow Ecovillage (www.yarrowecovillage.ca) and will be the main topic of discussion, but anyone interested in cohousing in general is more than ...


Clickfoz

Você já ouviu falar em cohousing?
Clickfoz
Morar em uma cohousing proporciona um ambiente mais seguro para as famílias, com uma atmosfera de interior, porém com acesso a tudo que uma cidade oferece com um estilo de vida menos dispendioso. Saiba mais: www.cohousing.org ...


Cohousing development has a history and a unique set of challenges to overcome
The Herald-Times (subscription)
Cohousing may be a relatively little-known concept in the United States, but its backers say it has a long and proven track record. The idea started in Denmark, then was promoted in the United States in the early 1980s, according to the Cohousing ...

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Cohome, sweet cohome? Bloomington cohousing hopes to start building this year
The Herald-Times (subscription)
Efforts to start a cohousing community in southeastern Bloomington have been progressing, even though the organization backing the project hasn't been holding as many high-profile meetings as it did a couple of years ago. The organization, Bloomington ...

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Triple Pundit

Toyota i-Road Electric Vehicle Expands to France
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 ...


Guest Column: Resident on the future view of town
Wicked Local Beverly
The year 2045 was welcomed with open arms by the old timers in Lexington. These elderly, once called "baby boomers," were now nicknamed "gummy bears" because they were so sweet and colorful. Fit and energetic in their 80s and 90s, they were not the ...


Guest Column: Resident on the future view of town
Wicked Local Danvers
Page 2 of 2 - Co-housing communities were organized. Because many families were now carless, garages were turned into community rooms. Lexington's population stabilized and neighborhoods felt vital again. Town elders were thrilled that the vision of ...


Guest Column: Resident on the future view of town
Wicked Local Saugus
The year 2045 was welcomed with open arms by the old timers in Lexington. These elderly, once called "baby boomers," were now nicknamed "gummy bears" because they were so sweet and colorful. Fit and energetic in their 80s and 90s, they were not the ...


How Baby Boomers Are Changing Retirement Living
Washingtonian.com
Another way seniors are avoiding institutional living is through cohousing, a modern take on communal living. Members usually maintain private residences but share certain recreational or dining spaces and make collective decisions about community ...


Guest Column: Resident on the future view of town
Wicked Local Mashpee
Page 2 of 2 - Co-housing communities were organized. Because many families were now carless, garages were turned into community rooms. Lexington's population stabilized and neighborhoods felt vital again. Town elders were thrilled that the vision of ...


Triple Pundit

Big Ben May Get a Solar Face Lift
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 ...


Zen Buddhists clean up Portland's mess
Portland Tribune
That will be followed by 32 units of cohousing, for purchase by anyone, not just Buddhists, with construction starting in summer 2015. There also will be a public park and community gardens, run by Portland Parks & Recreation, and an east-west right-of ...


Current beau isn't her financial answer
Newsday
Co-housing could help both parties save on housing costs and living expenses. You could also share parenting duties, making it easier for you to pursue education or job training to increase your income. A romantic partner who is wonderful, who loves ...


Toronto Sun

Daughter's pot habit worries dad
Toronto Sun
Co-housing could help both parties save on housing costs and living expenses. You could also share parenting duties, making it easier for you to pursue education or job training to increase your income. A romantic partner who is wonderful, who loves ...


Permit Patrol: 10 March 2014
Nashville Post (subscription)
Parkside Builders has pulled 13 permits totalling $1.25 million to finish out the units in Building B at Germantown Commons cohousing project located at 1325 Fifth Ave. N. The project (see image below) includes three one-bedroom units, eight two ...


Guest Column: Resident on the future view of town
Wicked Local Lexington
The year 2045 was welcomed with open arms by the old timers in Lexington. These elderly, once called "baby boomers," were now nicknamed "gummy bears" because they were so sweet and colorful. Fit and energetic in their 80s and 90s, they were not the ...


Ask Amy 3/21 Daughter's pot habit worries Dad
Mason City Globe Gazette
Co-housing could help both parties save on housing costs and living expenses. You could also share parenting duties, making it easier for you to pursue education or job training to increase your income. A romantic partner who is wonderful, who loves ...

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Riverwalk Apartments under construction in Santa Cruz
Santa Cruz Sentinel
She wondered if the development would look like the co-housing project nearing completion on Walnut Avenue. Designed by KTGY Group of Oakland, Riverwalk will look modern, a series of squares and rectangles accentuated by metal awnings over ...

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