Cohousing in the News



Cohousing idea may resurface in Qualicum Beach
Parksville Qualicum Beach News
Livewell Cohousing has dropped the cohousing component of their proposal for a 20 acre undeveloped property at Laburnum and Claymore roads. Maggie and her husband Art are hoping to gather interested people to go ahead with the idea at a different ...

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Harvard Magazine


Off the Shelf
Harvard Magazine
... by Bella DePaulo, Ph.D. '79 (Atria/Simon & Schuster, $26). Tract houses there may be, but a social psychologist documents the increasingly nonnuclear families living within, and explores multigenerational households, housemates, cohousing ...



Confcooperative lancia il co-housing per i Prati di Gries
Alto Adige
Confcooperative promuove il progetto “Noi di Prati Gries – cohousing cooperativo" che vuole essere un percorso partecipato con l'obiettivo di coinvolgere tutti gli abitanti del nuovo quartiere residenziale per la definizione di spazi, beni e servizi ...



Charles Durrett: Want the homeless to 'disappear'? Give them homes and resources
The Union of Grass Valley
... and opportunities to become contributing members of the community. Yes, leadership is necessary in transcending the fear. We can do it — let's try again. Charles Durrett is the principal architect at McCamant & Durrett Architects, The Cohousing ...



PJ Bremier's Fine Living: Antiques show has plenty for modern tastes
Marin Independent Journal
Interested in learning how Cohousing in Marin's idea of private ownership with the advantages of community living can benefit a senior? Attend a free introductory forum from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Oct. 22 at Sausalito Public Library at 420 Litho St. in Sausalito.


Bangor Daily News


Why cohousing communities are attracting midlife Mainers
Bangor Daily News
At Two Echo Cohousing in Brunswick, Welch, 69, found just the right balance — an intimate neighborhood of like-minded individuals and families of all ages, living in a village-like setting in the Maine countryside and committed to a philosophy of ...

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Bangor Daily News


Why cohousing communities are attracting midlife Mainers
Bangor Daily News
At Two Echo Cohousing in Brunswick, Welch, 69, found just the right balance — an intimate neighborhood of like-minded individuals and families of all ages, living in a village-like setting in the Maine countryside and committed to a philosophy of ...

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Bangor Daily News


Why cohousing communities are attracting midlife Mainers
Bangor Daily News
At Two Echo Cohousing in Brunswick, Welch, 69, found just the right balance — an intimate neighborhood of like-minded individuals and families of all ages, living in a village-like setting in the Maine countryside and committed to a philosophy of ...

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WMRA


Living Together, Growing Together: The Cohousing Movement
WMRA
Harrisonburg Cohousing is one of five burgeoning communities in Virginia that are still in the planning stages. A public presentation about cohousing in Virginia is scheduled for Saturday at Richmond's ArtWorks in Virginia, and will include ...



Lohmann: A back-to-the-future approach to community
Richmond Times-Dispatch
Which is one reason the concept of cohousing appeals to her. She's a member of Richmond Cohousing, a group in the process of developing a cohousing community in Richmond. Richmond Cohousing is co-hosting an information session, “Discover ...



Daily Almanac
Arizona Daily Sun
Creative Aging: 6:30-8 p.m. Kick Stand Kafe, 719 N. Humphreys St. "Senior CoHousing - Is Flagstaff Ready?" 607-0731. Confused about Medicare?: 5:30-7:30 p.m. The Peaks, 3150 N. Winding Brook Road. Want to understand all your options simply and ...


Newsworks.org


New residential development coming at Garrett-Dunn site in Mt. Airy
Newsworks.org
By 2012, the Wissahickon Village Cohousing group actively pursued working together with Iron Stone to make the condos home to their intentional community, but began looking elsewhere when the property was put up for sale the following year. The parcel ...

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Newsworks.org


New residential development coming at Garrett-Dunn site in Mt. Airy
Newsworks.org
By 2012, the Wissahickon Village Cohousing group actively pursued working together with Iron Stone to make the condos home to their intentional community, but began looking elsewhere when the property was put up for sale the following year. The parcel ...



Daily Almanac
Arizona Daily Sun
Creative Aging: 6:30-8 p.m. Kick Stand Kafe, 719 N. Humphreys St. "Senior CoHousing - Is Flagstaff Ready?" 607-0731. Confused about Medicare?: 5:30-7:30 p.m. The Peaks, 3150 N. Winding Brook Road. Want to understand all your options simply and ...


Sacramento Bee (blog)


Public forum will offer insiders' view of co-housing communities
Sacramento Bee (blog)
Marty Maskall stumbled upon the concept of co-housing one day back in November 2003 while stopping by a carpool buddy's home in Sacramento's Southside Park neighborhood. Peeking out his kitchen window, Maskall expected to see his backyard, but ...



Qualicum Beach Coun. Barry Avis says he is tired of development talk
Parksville Qualicum Beach News
"At the time the idea of some very affordable cohousing did have some appeal, now we're at the opposite end of the spectrum," Avis said of the new proposal, which drops the 29 cohousing units for just the 29 single family homes in one corner of the ...

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Living like 'The Golden Girls': Shared housing for seniors a practical option
Daily Democrat
MatureRoommates.com posts requests for cohousing. GoldenGirlsNetwork.com offers a nationwide database and guidelines for sharing but notes, "We do not do the matching for you." Harrell suggests a starting point of the National Shared Housing Resource ...

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Living like 'The Golden Girls': Shared housing for seniors a practical option
San Jose Mercury News
MatureRoommates.com posts requests for cohousing. GoldenGirlsNetwork.com offers a nationwide database and guidelines for sharing but notes, "We do not do the matching for you." Harrell suggests a starting point of the National Shared Housing Resource ...

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Construction Dive


Top 10 real estate trends for 2016
Construction Dive
And that influx of buyers will also come with more demand for new and alternative housing options, such as microhousing and cohousing. Millennials and baby boomers have shown they tend to want more affordable and smaller home choices. Because ...
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Het Nieuwsblad


Kortrijk start project cohousing aan Pradopark
Het Nieuwsblad
Cohousing is een hedendaagse vorm van betaalbaar en ecologisch wonen, waarbij een aantal gezinnen samen een woonproject realiseren. Die woningen zijn doorgaans iets kleiner dan anders. Maar de verminderde oppervlakte wordt gecompenseerd ...


Toronto Star


Shifting from Defense to Offense
GlobeSt.com
Cohousing solutions, micro housing and other design trends are addressing some of the scarcity and lifestyle issues shaping household preferences,” according to the PwC/ULI report. “One company, for example, is targeting an age segment as young as the ...
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Qualicum Beach council rejects re-worked subdivison plan
Parksville Qualicum Beach News
The proposed Aldermuir Cohousing project is back in Qualicum Beach, without the name... or the cohousing. Now called Alder Crossing, proponent Livewell Cohousing's Gary Morrison described the latest proposal as "the most ecologically sensitive ...



Samenhuizen vzw en Bond Beter Leefmilieu vragen wettelijk kader voor cohousing
Bond Beter Leefmilieu
Samenhuizen en Bond Beter Leefmilieu vragen daarom aan de Vlaamse regering om een degelijk wettelijk kader uit te werken voor cohousing projecten. Het Vlaams parlement vraagt hetzelfde in een nieuwe resolutie, die wordt volgende week gestemd.


Mother Earth News


National Communities Conference Held at Twin Oaks
Mother Earth News
The conference focuses on Intentional Communities, including models such as ecovillages, cohousing, and housing cooperatives, and the larger cooperative movement, including all kinds of cooperative and collective organizations." As a proud member of a ...



Cohousing plan ideal option for Oakleigh Lane
The Register-Guard
Many of our trips from the cohousing development will make use of our direct connection to the riverfront path, the most direct and safest route to such destinations as downtown, Valley River Center and Oakway Center, as well as our residents ...

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