Cohousing in the News



Longmont's Bohn Farm Cohousing project moving forward
Boulder Daily Camera
The Bohn Farm Cohousing Community project is moving forward, with 17 people signed on so far and developers hoping to buy the land in the next year. About a dozen people interested in the co-housing project got together Sunday to talk and hear an ...



Ravens' Roost Cohousing site tour and gathering
Alaska Dispatch
Check out our architectural renderings, a 3-D model of our site, photos from other cohousing neighborhoods across the country, and our floor plans. Ravens' Roost is custom designed for residents to get to know each other while maintaining personal privacy.


The Union of Grass Valley


Meeting set Jan. 13 for new arts cohousing site in Nevada County
The Union of Grass Valley
An 18-unit cohousing complex geared for Nevada County artists is planned for a 2.2-acre site just above downtown Nevada City. Architect Charles Durrett said he has purchased the property, located at Cement Hill Road and Highway 49. The site, at the ...


Alaska Dispatch


Ravens' Roost one step closer to Anchorage's first 'co-housing' neighborhood
Alaska Dispatch
Ravens' Roost Cohousing, a proposed, first-of-its-kind Anchorage housing development emphasizing close neighborly ties, is one step closer to becoming a reality. On Friday, the group signed an agreement with the Petersen Group, an Anchorage real estate ...


gonews


Nasce il primo co-housing per anziani a Lucca
Lucca in Diretta
In via del Moro nel centro storico di Lucca infatti nascerà la prima residenza per anziani autosufficienti che funzionerà con un meccanismo di co-housing. La struttura potrà accogliere fino a 25 persone e sarà caratterizzata dalla presenza di spazi a ...
Anziani sotto lo stesso tetto: in via del Moro un progetto di cohousing fino a 25 ...gonews

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Otago Daily Times


Group celebrates co-housing plan approval
Otago Daily Times
Members of Urban Cohousing Otepoti Ltd, founded by a group of Dunedin families who will own houses in the High St community, were celebrating last night. The Dunedin City Council yesterday granted resource consent for the initiative, a 26-house village ...



Cohousing a Milano: sempre più persone scelgono uno stile di vita sostenibile
Il Fatto Quotidiano
Vi racconto quello che io (Emanuele) e mia moglie stiamo vivendo con un gruppo di amici per costruire un cohousing. Un aneddoto mi permette di arrivare subito al punto: qualche giorno fa ero a un convegno e Johnny Dotti, presidente di Welfare Italia, ...



#PhillyFive What We're Reading: Dec. 12, 2014
Philly.com (blog)
1) Philadelphia's most influential charter-school advocates claim 40,000 city students are on waiting lists for seats. But as Daniel Denvir of City Paper reports, it's not clear if the number has any basis in reality. 2) Cohousing developments ...


Ham&High


From Hampstead to Stroud for co-housing pioneer
Ham&High
... which was “quite sexist and conventional: men didn't work with children, for example,” this initial spark encouraged him to pick up Kathryn McCamant and Charles Durrett's book, which coined the term cohousing. “It immediately made sense,” says Michael.



These Philadelphians Want to Get Closer to Their Neighbors
Next City
Cohousing developments — or housing units organized around a central communal living hub — have been gaining traction as a way to provide shared, environmentally friendly, often affordable housing. There are about 200 existing or organizing cohousing ...



No displacement for Mount Airy Presbyterian Church
The Philadelphia Tribune
The new Wissahickon Village Co-housing is located at 7141 Germantown Ave. The old school building is now being converted into 20 condominiums. It was purchased by Philly Office Retail and the local developer is Ken Weinstein. He offered a tour of the ...



Islander finds a sweet spot in candy making
Vashon-Maury Island Beachcomber (subscription)
At first, Anderson said, she had been reluctant to work in the food industry with all its requirements, but she set those feelings aside and started slowly, making caramels in a commercial kitchen at the Cohousing Common House and selling only at the ...



8 Strategies for Cutting Business Travel Emissions
Triple Pundit (blog)
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 ...



Police/fire response on 17th SW in Puget Ridge
West Seattle Blog (blog)
5:21 PM: We're at the scene of what was dispatched as an “assault with weapons” call in the 6000 block of 17th SW in Puget Ridge. Early word from police is that they suspect it's a self-inflicted gunshot wound, but they are still investigating. 5:41 PM ...


Cohousing: viviendas colaborativas como alternativa al modelo tradicional
Inarquia
El cohousing o covivienda es una de ellas. Se trata de un sistema de vivienda que combina los espacios privados y públicos dando el protagonismo a las relaciones intervecinales, potenciando el factor social, tan importante para una vida en comunidad.



Cohousing: viviendas colaborativas como alternativa al modelo tradicional
Inarquia
El cohousing o covivienda es una de ellas. Se trata de un sistema de vivienda que combina los espacios privados y públicos dando el protagonismo a las relaciones intervecinales, potenciando el factor social, tan importante para una vida en comunidad.


Otago Daily Times


Cohousing group explains point of difference
Otago Daily Times
Urban Cohousing Otepoti Ltd returned yesterday to address a Dunedin City Council panel which is deciding whether to grant consent for the over-density development on the old High St School site in the central city. They appeared at the hearing to ...


Lancaster Today

River Lune all set to power valley village
Lancaster Today
For now, the electricity generated will power homes at the nearby Lancaster Cohousing development, as well as businesses at Halton Mill. It will then be sold into the national grid. On Monday Czech engineers, from the specialist firm Hydrohom ...


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 ...

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