Cohousing in the News



Second phase of Bridport Cohousing development given thumbs up by town council
Bridport and Lyme Regis News
Bridport Cohousing have applied to West Dorset District Council to build 28 custom built affordable houses and flats, including nine affordable self build plots on its seven-acre site near Bridport Hospital. The group already has planning permission ...

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Bridport and Lyme Regis News


Second phase of Bridport Cohousing development given thumbs up by town council
Bridport and Lyme Regis News
Bridport Cohousing have applied to West Dorset District Council to build 28 custom built affordable houses and flats, including nine affordable self build plots on its seven-acre site near Bridport Hospital. The group already has planning permission ...


The Ledger


Letter: Many boomers opt for cohousing
The Ledger
I was delighted to read “The Joy of Cohousing” in the May 26 Ledger. There is increasing proof that social connections help keep people happy and healthy. This is especially true for older adults. “Social capital” — ties that build trust, connection ...


The Ledger


Letter: Many boomers opt for cohousing
The Ledger
Many opting for senior cohousing are baby boomers and often still work. They're in good health when they move in. Some are empty-nesters ready to downsize. They want a balance between privacy and social interaction. The plan is that when they get sick, ...


Iowa Public Radio


"Not a '60s Commune": Iowa City's New Co-Housing Community
Iowa Public Radio
This September, Iowa's first co-housing community, located west of the Iowa River in Iowa City, will open its doors to new residents. "This is not like the '60s communes. This is a very different thing," says Del Holland, a member of the board of Iowa ...


Indiana Gazette


Cohousing puts the emphasis on neighborhood - - June 04, 2017
Indiana Gazette
When Joanna Vander Plaats moved with her two young daughters to Grand Rapids, Mich., nearly eight years ago, she wanted to find a friendly and welcoming ...

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Longview Daily News


Cohousing puts the emphasis on neighborhood | Lifestyles | tdn.com
Longview Daily News
Children of the Newberry Place Cohousing Community walk together to a neighborhood elementary school in Grand Rapids, Mich. Cohousing developments ...

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Akron Beacon Journal


Cohousing puts the emphasis on neighborhood - Lifestyle - Ohio
Akron Beacon Journal
Lifestyle, Entertainment, TV, Food and Home coverage of the Akron Beacon Journal and Ohio.com.

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'Co-housing' becoming more popular
Times Colonist
I was interested to read your article on co-housing in the United States. Co-housing has also become increasingly popular in B.C. over a number of years. Such projects can be multi-generational or senior-focused. There is already an existing community ...


The Herald-Times (subscription)


Cohousing puts the emphasis on neighborhood
The Herald-Times (subscription)
Children of the Newberry Place Cohousing Community walking together to a neighborhood elementary school on the first day of the year in Grand Rapids, Mich. Cohousing developments are designed to foster interaction between neighbors. Photo courtesy ...


Journal Times


Cohousing puts the emphasis on neighborhood
Journal Times
Like other cohousing developments, the Newberry Place Cohousing Community in Grand Rapids, Mich., is designed to foster interaction between neighbors. The developments are generally built to be pedestrian-friendly, with parking out of view and front ...


Telegraph.co.uk


Sisters are doing it for themselves: the retired women who built their own community
Telegraph.co.uk
"I ran a workshop for women [on cohousing] in London at the end of the Nineties, and a small group afterwards said 'Let's do it'. And I have been working with them ever since." Now there are 25 of them, a team of women who help look after each other ...


Hamilton Spectator


Co-housing puts the emphasis on neighbourhood
Hamilton Spectator
Residents of Newberry Place Cohousing Community in Grand Rapids, Mich., vote to approve shared decisions. They vote on things such as an annual budget, expanding the development with more units or to change development bylaws.


Salina Journal (subscription)


Cohousing puts the emphasis on neighborhood
Salina Journal (subscription)
In this undated photo provided by Joanna Vander Plaats, residents of Newberry Place Cohousing Community in Grand Rapids, Mich., work on drafting a history of their development, which was built in 2007. There are 20 units that share spaces like a common ...


Texarkana Gazette


Cohousing puts emphasis on neighborhood
Texarkana Gazette
This undated photo provided by Joanna Vander Plaats shows residents of Newberry Place Cohousing Community in Grand Rapids, Mich. Cohousing developments are designed to foster interaction between neighbors. The developments are generally built ...


Online Athens


Cohousing puts the emphasis on neighborhood | Online Athens
Online Athens
Joanna Vander Plaats/Associated Press Residents of Newberry Place Cohousing Community work on drafting a history of their development, which was built in ...

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Detroit Free Press


Neighbors live like family in new cohousing developments
Detroit Free Press
When Joanna Vander Plaats moved with her two young daughters to Grand Rapids nearly eight years ago, she wanted to find a friendly and welcoming neighborhood. The family's move from Kalamazoo, a home they'd always known, was nerve-wracking.


Prescott Daily Courier


Cohousing puts the emphasis on neighborhood | The Daily Courier ...
Prescott Daily Courier
This undated photo provided by Joanna Vander Plaats shows children of the Newberry Place Cohousing Community walking together to a neighborhood ...

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News Chief


Cohousing puts the emphasis on neighborhood - News Chief
News Chief
Cohousing developments are designed to foster interaction between neighbors. The developments are generally built to be pedestrian-friendly with parking out ...

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The Ledger


Cohousing puts the emphasis on neighborhood
The Ledger
Residents of Newberry Place Cohousing Community in Grand Rapids, Mich., vote to approve shared decisions. They vote on such things as an annual budget, expanding the development with more units or to change development bylaws. Cohousing ...

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The Daily Freeman


Cohousing accents neighborhood
The Daily Freeman
In this undated photo provided by Joanna Vander Plaats, residents of Newberry Place Cohousing Community in Grand Rapids, Mich., work on drafting a history of their development, which was built in 2007. There are 20 units that share spaces like a common ...

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The Columbian


Cohousing puts the emphasis on neighborhood | The Columbian
The Columbian
This undated photo provided by Joanna Vander Plaats shows residents of Newberry Place Cohousing Community in Grand Rapids, Mich., as they work on ...

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Pembroke & Pembroke Dock Observer


Cohousing... what's it all about?
Pembroke & Pembroke Dock Observer
PLANED in partnership with Arwain Sir Benfro, Pembrokeshire's LEADER programme, invited people interested to learn more about cohousing to a cohousing community called Springhill in Stroud recently. The visit included information and a tour of the site ...

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Tenby Observer


Cohousing... what's it all about?
Tenby Observer
PLANED in partnership with Arwain Sir Benfro, Pembrokeshire's LEADER programme, invited people interested to learn more about cohousing to a cohousing community called Springhill in Stroud recently. The visit included information and a tour of the site ...


Tenby Observer


Cohousing... what's it all about? | News | Tenby Observer
Tenby Observer
PLANED in partnership with Arwain Sir Benfro, Pembrokeshire's LEADER programme, invited people interested to learn more about cohousing to a cohousing ...

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