An Open House is a great way for a community to share the good news about cohousing, which is why Coho/US coordinates one on a national scale each spring. This year many communities have organized virtual gatherings.

To register your community as participating for this day, click here. We are updating this page as often as necessary. If you see something which needs correcting, please let 2020 Coordinator Neil – neil@swansway.com – know.

Note: Community names are linked to their websites where many communities have posted event schedules, homes for sale and more.


Open House Schedule
All events on April 26 unless noted

PLEASE PAY ATTENTION TO THE TIME ZONES
Have a fantastic day!

When Details
2-3 PM & 3-4 PM EST Bull City Commons Cohousing, Durham, NC
Welcome to our Virtual Meet & Greet hosted by 3 of our founding members who will give you an overview of our urban condominium project, with slides and videos, tell you about our current timeline for completion of our 23 unit building and the two remaining units for sale and answer your questions.  See you there! Please RSVP via bullcitycommons@gmail.com to receive ZOOM access info.  Also let us know if you need a quick tutorial.
11 AM-Noon EST or  2-3 PM EST. Village Hill Cohousing, Northampton, MA
Curious about Cohousing, in one of the nicest small cities in the United States? Village Hill Cohousing in Northampton, Massachusetts invites you to join our online information session and virtual tour of homes and beautiful community. For zoom link:  MarketCom@villagehillcohousing.org
April 30: 8 – 9:30 PM MST Cohousing ABQ,  Albuquerque, NM
This is a zoom meet and greet, with slides and information about our growing 27 household community completing the architectural site and building design consent phase. We are happy to share our process, and we have 9 units still available. Email us at cohousingabq@gmail.com for Zoom link
1-2 PM PST Phoenix Commons, Oakland, CA
We welcome you to Phoenix Commons, our San Francisco Bay Area 55+ co-housing community.  Our community lives in a modern, environmentally friendly building located in the vibrant Jingletown neighborhood of Oakland, CA and is situated along the beautiful Oakland Estuary.  We still have 6 available units for sale, some with sunset views over the San Francisco Bay.  Please watch this video of our living spaces and feel free to also visit our Facebook page for more information.  If you’d like to drop by for our Zoom Open House from 1-2pm PST on Sunday, April 26th, please email Jyoti at JyotiRae@gmail.com.  We look forward to seeing you!  
3-4 PM PT Pleasant Hill Cohousing, Pleasant Hill, CA
Please join us for a virtual tour of the Common House and the site, followed by time for Q&A with several community members including some who have been here since the beginning.  RSVP to PHCHinquiry@gmail.com and we’ll send you the Zoom link a day or two before the tour.  We look forward to meeting you!
Note: we currently have a 2BR unit for sale:  https://www.cohousing.org/classifieds-2/show-ad/?id=15594
2-3:30 PM PST Adams Creek Cohousing, Hood River, OR
Please RSVP by emailing us at friends@adamscreekcohousing.com and we will send you the directions to join the Zoom presentation and gathering.
Note: Adams Creek Cohousing Virtual Tour is on Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yBoeQ30LCbg
2 PM ET Juniper Hill Commons, Harrisonburg, Virginia
Join us in the beautiful Shenandoah Valley! Meet our members. Toast our major rezoning victory! Celebrate our good environmental news. See slides. Ask questions! To join our online party, please email us at:  Harrisonburgcohousing@gmail.com. For more information,  visit www.juniperhillcommons.org
2:30-4:30 PM EST Village Hearth, Durham, NC. USA’s First 55+ LGBTQ & Friends Co-housing Community. Move in May 2020. 
Virtual Open House. Meet and talk with members. See our homes and community. 
Note: https://zoom.us/j/879809164​. Zoom is easy to use. If you want to be sure it will work on your device, email Pat VillageHearthCohousing@gmail.com for a practice session. 
1-2 PM CDT Oakcreek Community, Stillwater, OK
There is nothing that can compare to actually being with us on our property, joining in our Common House activities or visiting on our porches and in our homes. We really wish you were here in person! We do hope that these videos and pictures give you a peek and a hint of who, what and where we are. 

https://www.oakcreekstillwater.com/page/home/about-us/virtual-open-house-2020

If you would like to visit with us or ask questions via ZOOM we will be available on Sunday, April 26 between 1pm-2pm CDT. Please email patriciadarlington@gmail.com and we will send you the passcode about 30 minutes before the hour.
1-2 PM PT Swan’s Market Cohousing, Oakland CA
Join us to learn more about our community. Established in 2000. Please complete our form and Neil will send you a link at NOON Pacific to our virtual gathering space. Today is also really close to our 20th anniversary of our move-in. 
11 AM-Noon EST Richmond Cohousing, Richmond VA
https://www.facebook.com/RichmondCohousing
Contact info@richmondcohousing.com for event details.
Noon-1 PM PT Newt Crossing Community, Port Townsend WA
Newt Crossing is a forming intergenerational cohousing community on 17 acres of land right outside of Port Townsend, Washington.
Currently, the property has two homes and a large garage building. McCamant and Durrett Architects completed a feasibility study for us in August 2019.  We will take you on a virtual tour of our land, and you will have the opportunity to ask questions of the founding group. So far, our kickoff meeting and all subsequent meetings have been virtual, so you will also be invited to join our group meeting later in the day if you are interested in getting to know us better.

Contact Newt@olympus.net for virtual tour event details and link to zoom.
10-11 AM PT FrogSong, Cotati CA (Sonoma County)
Join us to learn more about our successful community. Established in 2003. Please email Marcin at water@terraserve.net by 4/25 who will send you link to our virtual gathering space. Please do NOT use our general e-mail for Sunday event as it may not be reviewed in a timely manner.
1-4 PM PT Sunnyside Village Cohousing, Everett, WA
Garden tour and work party 1-4pm, slide show available 24/7 on website. For event details, email Jennie at jennielindberg1@icloud.com
2-4 PM PT Skagit Cohousing, Anacortes WA
Video tour of our site, revealing of latest renderings, conversation with our development partner, meet some members and more. For event details, email skagitcohousing@gmail.com
5 PM PT Cully Green, Portland OR
We will be holding an open air tour of Cully Green community, a 23-home community currently under construction in the Cully Neighborhood in Portland, OR. Join us for a mindful walk around the homestead! We will be practicing sanitation and safety protocols to make sure everybody stays healthy. Please RSVP to Amber at team@greenpdx.com if you plan to attend.
2-3 PM PT

Doyle Street Cohousing, Emeryville CA
We live in a vibrant community of small businesses, artist lofts, cafes, and single family homes. Like many residences and live/work spaces in this formerly industrial city, our building started its life as a warehouse. Currently 19 adults and 6 children live here. The community has seen many changes in two decades, but the cohousing model has proven to be resilient.
Virtual Tour link https://zoom.us/j/97185494579

1-3 PM PST Northwest Agrivillage, Arlington, WA
Come learn about our exciting rural project combining ecovillage living and opportunities for farm livelihood! We’re a group passionate about farmland conservation, permaculture design and farming systems, and living in community. Check out our splash page at https://NWAgrivillage.org and join us for a Zoom orientation to learn more and ask questions. Hope to see you there! Send an email to nwecovillage@gmail.com to receive the Zoom link!
11 AM-Noon  PST Our Home – Cathedral Park, Portland OR
Hello! Let’s chat about our forming inclusive and diverse community. Our Home – Cathedral Park is an inclusive and diverse community welcoming folks with a range of abilities, ages and incomes and is being developed by a team of great folks including 501c3 Our Home, Inclusive Community Collaborative, developer UD+P and a (currently) small and dedicated group of future neighbors. We have land, a base-line of funding, preliminary design and a move in date of 2022. What we are missing is you! Visit our website for details and let’s connect on zoom. Drop me an email and I’ll send you the link! alicia@ourhomeicc.org
April 30 6 – 7:30 PM PT

River Song Cohousing, Eugene OR
Come find out about our community. We’ll show you our lovely riverside property, our plans and schematics. You’ll get a peek at our incredible new illustrations that give you the feel of the place. Meet our development partner from UD&P, and some of our friendly members. Plus we’ll share what makes our city such a great place to live. Contact Riversongcohousing@gmail.com

11 AM-12 PM PT

Temescal Creek Cohousing, Oakland CA
We are pleased to open our 12-household community for a virtual tour of the grounds and common house followed by a panel discussion with some of our 20+ year founders around how the community has developed and adapted through the COVID-19 pandemic. Please email temescalcreekcohousing@gmail.com and we’ll send you the Zoom link on Sunday morning.

Note: We have a 2BR unit available that will be going on the market soon 

1-2 PM MT Ralston Creek Cohousing, Arvada CO
has many flavors and so does ice cream! Join us for an ice cream social via Zoom. Bring your favorite ice cream and a fun trivia fact about everybody’s favorite dessert. Meet the members of Ralston Creek Cohousing as they each tell a little bit about themselves and their journey to cohousing. RSVP to ralstoncreekcoho@gmail.com and we will send you the Zoom link to join us.
4-5 PM EST

Rocky Corner, New Haven, CT
Rocky Corner is the first cohousing to be built in Connecticut just north of New Haven. Our 30 energy efficient homes are being built on 33 acres; we are a neighborhood with an organic farm. View our new video with us and feel free to ask questions afterwards. We have a lot to share about cohousing, sociocracy, permaculture and conservation. RSVP to welcome@rockycorner.org and we will happily share our Zoom link info so you can join us. Looking forward to meeting you!

Note: We are also hosting a cohousing conference on April 25 with Cohousing US titled Caring and Sharing. More event details here 

Meet Rocky Corner by watching our brand new video 

1-2 PM ET Bay State Commons has broken ground on our 30-unit building in Malden MA, six miles north of Boston. Our growing community will be blocks from public transportation and a short walk to the Middlesex Fells Reservation and a diverse range of restaurants and activities in a bustling inner suburb. We welcome you to join our Zoom Meet and Greet, where we will offer visuals of the common house area and the seven available units, talk about how we got to where we are, answer your questions and maybe even tell a few jokes. We hope you can make it. Email us at BayStateCommons@gmail.com for the Zoom link.
2-4 PM CT

Prairie Hill Cohousing, Iowa City, IA

For video tour, contact iowacitycohousing@gmail.com

   
   
Updated April 26, 2020 10:05 AM