Cohousing in the News


Bangor Daily News


New owner plans co-housing, performance space for old Belfast high school
Bangor Daily News
BELFAST, Maine — Belfast's former high school has changed hands again, and its new owner wants the community to play a big part in its diverse future as a residence, performance venue, community center, restaurant and creative space. On the last day ...

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2016: Yellow Springs year in review — higher education
Yellow Springs News
The Board of Trustees voted in June to launch a 32-unit cohousing pilot project as the first phase of plans for a larger multigenerational housing community on campus, called Antioch College Village. The college also announced the selection of an ...


Republican Journal


Belfast resident purchases Crosby building
Republican Journal
He has installed 12 residential solar systems at Belfast Cohousing, where he has resided for the last few years. Lozanov plans to revitalize Crosby in phases over several years and is now looking for heating solutions that do not rely on fuel oil. He ...


Republican Journal


Belfast native purchases Crosby building
Republican Journal
He has installed 12 residential solar systems at Belfast Cohousing, where he has resided for the last few years. Lozanov plans to revitalize Crosby in phases over several years and is now looking for heating solutions that do not rely on fuel oil. He ...



Aging in Community: Inside the Senior Cohousing Movement
Truth-Out
For seniors who want to age in a supportive community environment, cohousing is an exciting alternative to traditional options such as retirement homes and assisted living centers. In senior cohousing spaces, rather than relying on administrators ...


Alaska Dispatch News


Ready to roost: Residents settle in at Anchorage 'cohousing' community
Alaska Dispatch News
Warm light radiates from the common house windows as the sun sets on Dec. 11. Ravens' Roost is Anchorage's first cohousing community of privately owned homes designed for neighbors to get to know one another. (Bill Roth / Alaska Dispatch News).



Developer who proposed 83-home project at Village Hill in Northampton files for bankruptcy
GazetteNET
Prospective buyers among the cohousing community hope a new developer keeps the plan as is. Kelsey Abbruzzese, a spokesperson for MassDevelopment, said the agency issued another request for proposals last month and that Marty Jones, the agency's ...


IBB Solicitors (blog)


The UK's First Senior Cohousing Community: The Older Women's ...
IBB Solicitors (blog)
The UK's first Senior Cohousing Community opens. The Older Women's Cohousing Group moved into their new homes. IBB's house builders solicitors assisted ...

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The UK's First Senior Cohousing Community: The Older Women's ...
IBB Solicitors (blog)
The UK's first Senior Cohousing Community opens. The Older Women's Cohousing Group moved into their new homes. IBB's house builders solicitors assisted ...

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Dale Joel brings cohousing concept to St. George
The Independent | SUindependent.com
Dale Joel brings cohousing concept to St. George St. George residents are designing St. George's first cohousing community, founded by retired real estate developer Dale Joel who was attracted to a construction concept that considers people before cars.


The Boston Globe


If dorm life grew up and got a job
The Boston Globe
The Cohousing Association of the United States describes cohousing as a “community of private homes clustered around shared space” where “[h]ouseholds have independent incomes and private lives, but neighbors collaboratively plan and manage ...



Listen Live Maine Public
MainePublic.org
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 ...



'We are making history': UK's first senior cohousing completed by PTE
Architects' Journal
Described by the practice as the 'UK's first senior cohousing scheme', the project features a mix of one, two and three-bedroom homes with shared social spaces arranged around a central courtyard. A social common house includes a meeting room, kitchen, ...


Architects' Journal


PTE unwraps £4.2m senior cohousing
Architects' Journal
Described by the practice as the 'UK's first senior cohousing scheme', the project features a mix of one, two and three-bedroom homes with shared social spaces arranged around a central courtyard. A social common house includes a meeting room, kitchen, ...



Listen Live Maine Public
MainePublic.org
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 ...


Bridport and Lyme Regis News


Bridport group hunt the hedgerows for dormice
Bridport and Lyme Regis News
Bridport Cohousing spokesperson Lin Scrannage said: ''We are very keen to develop the site with a view to sustainable living. Creating even more biodiversity around our living spaces is important to us - ponds and native tree planting will create more ...


Bridport and Lyme Regis News


Bridport group hunt the hedgerows for dormice
Bridport and Lyme Regis News
BRIDPORT cohousing project had planning permission to build sustainable and affordable housing for local people granted earlier this year, is now preparing to market the homes. But before it does its members went on a hunt - for dormice.



Community-Based Models Are Popular Alternatives for Aging in Place
Reverse Mortgage Daily
The homes in cohousing models are generally all owned by the individuals living in them, though there are some cohousing developments with a few rental units in the community. America has 172 cohousing communities right now and has 127 more under ...


Dezeen


Pollard Thomas Edwards completes UK's first over 50s co-housing scheme
Dezeen
Pollard Thomas Edwards has completed the UK's first co-housing project for older residents in north London, comprising brick mews houses arranged around a communal garden. New Ground Co-housing is a women-only complex set on the site of a former ...



Developer proposing senior housing co-op in Longmont
The Daily Camera
While the term co-op denotes a legal arrangement in which members share ownership of the entire development rather than a specific property, it is frequently used more loosely to define cohousing arrangements that have become increasingly popular in ...


Business in Vancouver


Prospective homeowners adopt 'cohousing lite'
Business in Vancouver
A handful of Vancouverites have addressed this desire through cohousing, a type of collaborative living in which a group forms, finds and buys land and then designs and builds a complex. The complex features individual units that members purchase, as ...



Developer proposing senior housing co-op in Longmont
Colorado Hometown Weekly
While the term co-op denotes a legal arrangement in which members share ownership of the entire development rather than a specific property, it is frequently used more loosely to define cohousing arrangements that have become increasingly popular in ...

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Developer proposing senior housing co-op in Longmont - Longmont ...
Longmont Times-Call
A new senior cooperative housing development is being planned for Longmont that will add 50 to 60 one-and two-bedroom units to the city's housing stock.

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Developer proposing senior housing co-op in Longmont
Longmont Times-Call
While the term co-op denotes a legal arrangement in which members share ownership of the entire development rather than a specific property, it is frequently used more loosely to define cohousing arrangements that have become increasingly popular in ...



Developer proposing senior housing co-op in Longmont
Longmont Times-Call
While the term co-op denotes a legal arrangement in which members share ownership of the entire development rather than a specific property, it is frequently used more loosely to define cohousing arrangements that have become increasingly popular in ...

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