Cohousing in the News


Newsworks.org

Mt. Airy co-housing group plans move to converted church
Newsworks.org
"My husband and I are very excited to move into this cohousing community for our next stage of life. We will be living among a group of people who want to share resources and help each other out like good old-fashioned neighbors," says Elayne Blender, ...


Newsworks.org


Mt. Airy co-housing group plans move to converted church
Newsworks.org
Mt. Airy-based co-housing group, Wissahickon Village Cohousing, headed to the Mt. Airy Presbyterian Church on Tuesday to check out the space that local developer Ken Weinstein plans to renovate into 20 condo units. The church would be refurbished for ...



Cohousing offers many benefits, but interested developer a must
Medicine Hat News
Cohousing differs from other multi-family projects in that it is developed for and by the future residents, making it a unique opportunity to have a say in how you want to live and a true alternative for those who are no longer interested in living in ...

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The Coloradoan


LGBT group closes Fort Collins office
The Coloradoan
7 at Greyrock Commons Cohousing, 2265 Shooting Star Lane. A holiday potluck with a white elephant gift exchange is planned from 5 to 7 p.m.. Learn more at www.glbtcolorado.org or (303) 282-6524. The Center provides a list of resources for the lesbian, ...


The Guardian


How to create happy communities through co-housing
The Guardian
Co-housing originated in Denmark in the mid-1970s, and swiftly became established in Scandinavia, Germany and the US. A few co-housing communities have emerged in the UK over recent years, and the idea is now rapidly gaining momentum with more ...


Triple Pundit

Belfast Ecovillage Completes Largest Community-Initiated Solar Purchase in ...
Triple Pundit
Home solar Members of Belfast Cohousing & Ecovillage, a tight-knit community in Midcoast Maine, are experienced in working together. When a child is born or an illness strikes, members lend a hand and provide home-cooked meals. Sharing cars, child ...


Listone Mag


A Ferrara arriva il primo esperimento di cohousing, una sfida per il futuro
Listone Mag
Siamo in via Ravenna in visita a un cantiere fuori del comune. Sulle rive del Po di Primaro, dietro la Basilica di San Giorgio, sta per nascere il primo cohousing di Ferrara. E il pavimento c'è eccome. Il palazzo ha gettato le fondamenta il 20 agosto e ...


Suggerimenti per occupazione socialmente utile nell'ambito dell'agriturismo ...
Il Cambiamento
sono Graziano 55anni della prov. di Como. Ho lavorato per 34anni in una azienda di telecomunicazioni come progettista. Vorrei cambiare la qualità della mia vita impiegando il tempo della mia giornata per un'occupazione socialmente utile nell'ambito ...



Praiseworthy, Nov. 17, 2014: Harry Hooper presentation full of interesting facts
Santa Cruz Sentinel
Experiencing our first downtown Santa Cruz Halloween, was a pleasant surprise for those of us living in Walnut Commons Cohousing at Walnut Avenue and Center Street. Anticipating some rambunctious crowds, we decided to take turns standing watch on ...


Praiseworthy, Nov. 17, 2014: Harry Hooper presentation full of interesting facts
Santa Cruz Sentinel
Experiencing our first downtown Santa Cruz Halloween, was a pleasant surprise for those of us living in Walnut Commons Cohousing at Walnut Avenue and Center Street. Anticipating some rambunctious crowds, we decided to take turns standing watch on ...


Het Nieuwsblad

Cohousing Waasland gaat voor duurzaam
Het Nieuwsblad
Ook voor Abllo, Samenhuizen vzw en Cohousing Waasland is energiezuinig bouwen een belangrijk thema. Deze organisaties namen dan ook het voortouw in een fietstocht die langs verschillende duurzame plekjes in Sint-Niklaas leidde. Ook een bezoek ...


Arts & Entertainment Calendar: Nov. 13 - 19
The Recorder
SHEESHAM & LOTUS & SON perform old-time roots music. 7:30 p.m. Pioneer Valley CoHousing Community, 120 Pulpit Hill Road, Amherst. Noted for their highly original presentation, they have created a sonic and visual language that is very much their own ...

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SFGate

Bay Area arts and entertainment picks, Nov. 9
SFGate
Charles Durrett, author of “The Senior Cohousing Handbook,” talks about reviving community and how this social movement can complement our lives. It's a realistic approach to countering the social pathologies that affect us personally and collectively, ...


Nevada County town looks to create 'Opportunity Village'
The Union of Grass Valley
“We want to make sure this village is as elegantly conceived and implemented as we can possibly accomplish,” said Durrett, who, with wife Kathryn McCamant, led the creation of Nevada City's cohousing community and Wolf Creek Senior Cohousing in Grass ...



Cohousing project continues to grow
UI The Daily Iowan
Iowa City Cohousing is continuing to build up money and membership, as demonstrated at an informational meeting held on Tuesday night. The idea of cohousing was developed in Denmark; it revolves around a community of sharing and being ...


State grants $510000 for 'zero net energy' projects in Amherst, Northampton ...
GazetteNET
There will be three types of net zero energy homes — 23 single-family, 15 duplexes and a 30-unit cohousing community. The grant is earmarked for the duplexes. The company also received a $20,000 grant to help build zero net energy homes on Laurel ...


Newnotizie

Co-housing: coabitare è bello
Newnotizie
La casa è da sempre un'istituzione per gli italiani, il luogo dove amano rifugiarsi (e trovare conforto), soprattutto nei momenti più difficili. Ma qualcosa potrebbe cambiare, spianando la strada a un nuovo modo di vivere l'abitazione, intesa non più ...


Cohousing, abitare insieme a Brescia: se ne parla il 5 novembre all'Urban Center
Bsnews.it
Mercoledì 5 novembre alle 17 si terrà, all'Urban Center di via San Martino della Battaglia 18, l'incontro pubblico “Abitare insieme a Brescia. Cohousing, una proposta per abitare”, organizzato dall'associazione “La Città Essenziale” e dall'Urban Center ...

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All'Urban Center un incontro sul cohousing
Qui Brescia
(red.) Mercoledì 5 novembre alle 17 si terrà, all'Urban Center di via San Martino della Battaglia 18, l'incontro pubblico “Abitare insieme a Brescia. Cohousing, una proposta per abitare”, organizzato dall'associazione “La Città Essenziale” e dall'Urban ...

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Triple Pundit

Legacy Vital Records Company Receives Sustainability Facelift
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 Mid-coast Maine ...


Design is underway at Jubilee Cohousing project in Floyd
Southwest Virginia Today
Members agree that creating your own cohousing neighborhood with your future neighbors is tremendously rewarding and a considerable time and energy commitment. Jubilee has future residents currently living in states as far away as Maine, New ...


UrbanPost

Cohousing Torino: un progetto per rispondere agli sfratti delle famiglie numerose
UrbanPost
Si parla ancora di cohousing: l'ultima iniziativa di coabitazione arriva da Torino, dove ogni anno sono 4.000 le famiglie ad essere sfrattate per morosità, secondo i dati forniti dal Ministero e riportati dalla rivista online Redattore Sociale ...


Het Nieuwsblad

Eerste project cohousing zoekt nog enkele deelnemers
Het Nieuwsblad
Het principe van cohousing is simpel. Mensen die allen een eigen woning willen, maar gebruikmaken van gemeenschappelijke faciliteiten en daar nog liefst een plekje in een leuke omgeving voor vinden. De zoektocht naar zo'n locatie loopt niet altijd ...


Cercasi persone con cui condividere progetto di cohousing
Il Cambiamento
Buongiorno, cerco persone con cui condividere progetto di co-housing a Candia Canavese (TO) in casolare rurale di fine 800 con cortile. Il paese è ben servito dai mezzi pubblici, sia bus che treno. Sono disponibili foto, mappe e disegni rilasciati dal ...


Care2.com

Are Booming 'Sharing Economy' Businesses Really About Sharing?
Care2.com
Cohousing coach Raines Cohen introduced me to a term I somehow missed in all this: 'sharewashing', which is a play on the term 'greenwashing.' Raines described 'sharewashing' as a marketing term involving “companies that are extracting profits from ...

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