Cohousing in the News


Martha's Vineyard Gazette

Land Bank Expands Holdings With 30 Wooded Acres in Vineyard Haven
Martha's Vineyard Gazette
Iron Hill lies to the east and Co-housing is on the west. The reservation trailhead is on Stoney Hill Road opposite Thimble Farm. Other recent land bank activity in the area includes the acquisition of 3.2 acres in June 2013 and 9.2 acres in August 2012.

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Ancona's centre-left city council evicts housing occupation
libcom.org (blog)
One of the occupation's overt aims was to develop the potential of co-housing in facing economic dispossession. The centre-left Democratic Party, currently in control in the city of Ancona, opposed the occupation from the very beginning. Using an ...


Triple Pundit

Chick-fil-A Commits to Serving Antibiotic-Free Chicken
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 ...


Police respond to disturbance at Pa. school
WJAC Johnstown
Blair Co. housing assessment not done in 56 years · Polls in Blair Co. to have handicap access by November · Ice jam causes flooding concerns in Clearfield County · Emergency officials attend annual training · Local care facility expands its services.

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Flight 93 reminders everywhere on new Navy ship
WJAC Johnstown
New charges filed against Johnstown homicide suspect · Blair Co. housing assessment not done in 56 years · Polls in Blair Co. to have handicap access by November · Ice jam causes flooding concerns in Clearfield County · Emergency officials attend ...

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Police: man starts fire in his foreclosed Pa. home
WJAC Johnstown
Blair Co. housing assessment not done in 56 years · Polls in Blair Co. to have handicap access by November · Ice jam causes flooding concerns in Clearfield County · Emergency officials attend annual training · Local care facility expands its services.

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Tucson Weekly

Tucson Fasola Explore the Haunting and Unfamilar
Tucson Weekly
Tucson Fasola — founded by J.P. Thom-Gronachan in the late '90s — performs music Sacred Harp music every first and third Saturday at the Sonora Cohousing Common House. On Saturday, March 1 and Sunday, March 2, the group will host the annual ...


Man sentenced to 2 life terms in Pa. stabbings
WJAC Johnstown
Blair Co. housing assessment not done in 56 years · Polls in Blair Co. to have handicap access by November · Ice jam causes flooding concerns in Clearfield County · Emergency officials attend annual training · Local care facility expands its services.

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Thai protest leader places conditions on talks
WJAC Johnstown
Blair Co. housing assessment not done in 56 years · Polls in Blair Co. to have handicap access by November · Ice jam causes flooding concerns in Clearfield County · Emergency officials attend annual training · Local care facility expands its services.

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Bitter cold predicted for parts of Pa. again
WJAC Johnstown
Blair Co. housing assessment not done in 56 years · Polls in Blair Co. to have handicap access by November · Ice jam causes flooding concerns in Clearfield County · Emergency officials attend annual training · Local care facility expands its services.

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Pa. teacher gets prison for relations with 2 boys
WJAC Johnstown
Blair Co. housing assessment not done in 56 years · Polls in Blair Co. to have handicap access by November · Ice jam causes flooding concerns in Clearfield County · Emergency officials attend annual training · Local care facility expands its services.

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Blair Co. housing assessment not done in 56 years
WJAC Johnstown
Blair Co. housing assessment not done in 56 years. Updated: Wednesday, February 26 2014, 10:30 AM EST. By: WJAC Web Staff. HOLLIDAYSBURG, Pa. -- The last time a reassessment was completed in Blair County was in 1958, which means residents ...


A Carnegie International exhibit depicts "experimental utopias"
PGH City Paper
By contrast, there's "North Street Co-Housing, Davis, Calif.," whose 17 suburban home-owners removed their backyard fences and now happily share laundry facilities, some meals and a woodshop — a sort of limited-liability utopia. Tags: Art Reviews + ...


Evans Phelps announces candidacy for Nevada City City Council
The Union of Grass Valley
“I would say the biggest battle we fought and won was (approving the) cohousing (project on West Broad Street) in 2005,” Phelps said. “People don't like things that are different, so there definitely was opposition to it. That was the accomplishment I ...

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Housing group seeks more time for real estate deal with City Hall
Park Record
Greenpark Cohousing, LLC, the group that intends to purchase two old houses and the accompanying land from City Hall, late last week requested it be given more time to finalize the deal. The group asked for an extension in an unsigned letter to Matt ...


Yahoo Canada Finance - Insight (blog)

Retirement planning for one
Yahoo Canada Finance - Insight (blog)
Alternatives to downsizing or renting are intergenerational housing (living with other family members) or cohousing (sharing a home with others in a similar situation). Educate yourself. It seems that financial literacy is a huge issue facing older ...

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NY Times: Childless Boomers Favor Co-Housing in Retirement
Reverse Mortgage Daily
By and large, they are opting for co-housing or a shared housing situation, a recent New York Times article finds, in order to provide for caregiving needs often handled by adult children. “The trend means that 'there are going to be far fewer of the ...


Developer-builder tapped for Planning Commission spot - The Park Record
Park Record
Alex Butwinski, a former City Councilor who lost his re-election bid in November, withdrew his application prior to the selection. Sara Werbelow, a figure in the GreenPark Cohousing, LLC development in Old Town, also sought the spot. Print Email Font ...


What Google And Facebook's HQs Would Look Like If They Cared More About ...
Businessinsider India
... commentators have suggested that closely spaced 5-8 story buildings could also accommodate the same amount of housing," Twu said. "This is especially true if some of the traditional apartments are substituted with co-housing or shared living spaces ...

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Business Insider Australia

What Google And Facebook's HQs Would Look Like If They Cared More About ...
Business Insider Australia
... commentators have suggested that closely spaced 5-8 story buildings could also accommodate the same amount of housing,” Twu said. “This is especially true if some of the traditional apartments are substituted with co-housing or shared living spaces ...

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Regina Leader-Post

Co-housing project a community of co-operation
Regina Leader-Post
Canterbury Park in Regina could soon be home to the city's first co-housing community. Co-housing is a community-based housing arrangement in which each homeowner has a small, privately owned unit and residents share common spaces — such as ...


Recupero edilizio e cohousing
L'Indro
Vivere insieme a molte altre coppie, famiglie e single, condividendo gli spazi comuni e mantenendo la propria privacy all'interno dell'unità abitativa. È questo lo spirito del cohousing, una pratica che si sta rivelando molto utile oggi nella nostra ...


Old Town housing project, nontraditional, approved unanimously
Park Record
A group readying to build a nontraditional housing development in Old Town won a critical vote on Wednesday, securing a permit from a City Hall panel that was needed before the project could start. GreenPark Cohousing, LLC won the permit in a unanimous ...


Old Town housing project, nontraditional, approved unanimously
Park Record
A group readying to build a nontraditional housing development in Old Town won a critical vote on Wednesday, securing a permit from a City Hall panel that was needed before the project could start. GreenPark Cohousing, LLC won the permit in a unanimous ...


There's one more unit up for grabs in the future 12th Ave cohousing community ...
CHS Capitol Hill Seattle
The couple, who run architectural firm Schemata Workshop, are behind Capitol Hill Urban Cohousing on 12th Avenue, slated to break ground in April. “We're going to live here for the rest of our lives,” Mariano said. “We want this building to last forever.”.

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