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LATEST ARTICLES

Even Better for 2021

Throughout 2020 forming cohousing communities have been enjoying the benefits of the Community Launch program with CohoUS.  We’re making it even better for 2021.    Jennie Lindberg of Sunnyside Village… Read More

Win-Win

The Community Partnership Program: Win-Win for Communities and Coho/US! Anyone who has participated in a Coho/US conference knows how much they learnedindividually – and the wealth of information and experience… Read More

Gathering the Harvest at Rocky Corner

It is the first week of autumn here in Southern New England – a few dabs of color creeping into the brush and trees.  There is promise in the air,… Read More

Community in Covid times

Observing Covid-19 safety measures hasn’t stopped Capitol Hill Urban Cohousing from experiencing community.  They’ve shared these images of community in Covid times. Distanced eating in small groups – outdoors has… Read More

Abundance and Common Resources

A series of questions were posted to Cohousing-L, the cohousing listserv: How much, if anything, do you charge members or members’ guests per night in the common guest room? How… Read More

Free Food Fridge

Another great idea for cohousers. We love how Asha Leong of East Lake Commons just outside Atlanta, GA is bringing together her passion, her cohousing community and the broader community… Read More

Why Diversity?

I’ve been in a lot of conversations about race in various ways, and in particular about racism in cohousing. Somewhere amidst all the conversations, it occurred to me to ask… Read More

Forming in a Pandemic

Who could have predicted a pandemic, right? I mean, we all know that unexpected things will come up when you are working on a project as big as a cohousing… Read More

Covid Support

In April, I came down with COVID-like symptoms, including a high fever, cough, and congestion. I was lucky enough to have a place out of the house where my kids… Read More

But it’s not in our budget!

One of the great things about cohousing is that we budget for things we value and tend to get more for our money that way.  Every community budget works a… Read More

Cultural Awareness Menu and Action Q’s for Community Transformation

Note: Your 5 Study/Action Questions are at the very end of this Menu. Here are 3 steps to transformative Allyship: 1—Review a link from the long Menu below. 2– Answer the… Read More

Where in the World?

Looking for a way to stay connected through Covid? Read on for one idea from a forming community, including the invitation template you can use to do this in your… Read More