Cohousing in the News



Sustainable farming community thrives in Adams County
Evening Sun (subscription)
There are ten energy-efficient homes in the cohousing community, part of a community owners association, located near Seven Springs Tree Farm. Many families grow their own cooking greens and vegatables on their front lawns, and use photovoltaic and ...



How co-housing can enrich people's lives
Alaska Dispatch News
Guest speaker is Terri Pauls, co-founder of Ravens' Roost Cohousing, currently under construction in Anchorage, will speak on; What is co-housing, and how does it work? What are the advantages of this way of living, and how do the residents deal with ...



Future Residents Help Shape Plans for Village Hill Cohousing
Business West (blog)
Cohousing isn't for everyone — for example, people who just want to be left alone should probably take a pass. But for individuals and families who crave a balance between privacy and community, it can be a highly attractive proposition. Kraus & Fitch ...


Portland Tribune


Code changes could boost number of ADUs
Portland Tribune
“I think the city did a real thoughtful job with it,” says Eli Spevak, a builder with Orange Splot LLC who develops cohousing and other nontraditional housing. “I think in the big picture it will lead to more ADUs,” Spevak says, because some projects ...

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Portland Tribune


County, city at odds over accessory dwelling units
Portland Tribune
says Eli Spevak, a developer of cohousing and other nontraditional homes, who promotes ADUs. “They may be looking at places to rectify where they can.” Brown denies that, and says the county assessor's work must stand up to scrutiny of state regulators.
Code changes could boost number of ADUsPamplin Media Group

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RomaToday


Ponte di Nona, Marino in visita al residence anziani: "Cohousing sociale sia esempio per il Paese"
RomaToday
Il primo cittadino ha fatto un giro nella giornata di ieri tra gli alloggi Erp dove si sta sperimentando anche il cohousing sociale e dove risiedono, in diversi appartamenti, numerosi anziani, circa 160. Case dotate di cucina e con anche una palestra ...

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The Register-Guard


Eugene infill developments on the rise
The Register-Guard
It's going to eliminate a lot of first-time buyers from the market.” The increase in high-density development proposals also has raised some issues with their neighbors. Oakleigh Meadow Cohousing, a planned 28-unit development on a 2.3-acre parcel off ...


The Vineyard Gazette - Martha's Vineyard News


Wastewater: Plumbing the Alternatives
The Vineyard Gazette - Martha's Vineyard News
For whatever reason, composting toilets have been better received on the Vineyard, with about 50 installations, beginning in Chilmark in 1978. All 17 buildings at Island Cohousing in West Tisbury have composting toilets, which typically allow for a ...



Le opere di Ilaria Bernardi in mostra al cohousing di via del Moro
Lucca in Diretta
ilaria bernardi Oltre una ventina di opere pittoriche esposte nella sede del co-housing Del Moro, nell'omonima via del centro storico di Lucca. E' il vernissage d'arte Proposte dissimili in programma venerdì (18 settembre) alle 17,30, in via del Moro ...

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WNDU-TV


Townhomes, apartments and cohousing plans to diversify Millrace
WNDU-TV
Over the past year, Goshen approved the introduction of three new styles of residential construction just south of downtown. City officials estimate that cohousing, townhomes and additional loft apartments will be completed sometime in 2017-2018 ...



Open house: Jamaica Plain condo comes with unique 'co-housing' lifestyle
Boston.com
The condo at 65 Cornwall #111 in Jamaica Plain has a spacious two levels and four bedrooms, but your room to roam will actually be much larger than that. The 1,582-square-foot unit is located within Jamaica Plain Cohousing, one of several communal ...


Atlantico.fr


#cohousing : et si on vivait tous ensemble ?
Atlantico.fr
En Angleterre, où il porte le hashtag #cohousing, on peut rêver devant le manoir de Postlip qui abrite huit familles en grand style historique autour d'un jardin et d'un poulailler bio. L'entretien est partagé, mais chacun vit chez soi. Il est possible ...



Cohousing community a viable plan
The Register-Guard
Oakleigh Meadow Cohousing is a dedicated group of 22 households who are continuing to move toward our goal of building Eugene's first cohousing community. We are teachers, nurses, retirees and more — we are “the developer” of OMC referred to in the ...


Roanoke Times (blog)


Cohousing project seeks to bring neighborhood ideals to Floyd
Roanoke Times (blog)
The average cohousing community takes about seven years to come to fruition, according to cohousing consultants. Jubilee is based on Shadowlake Village, a cohousing development that was formed in 1997. In 2001, the first resident moved into the village ...



Senior cohousing residents build community, deal with issues of aging
The Denver Post
After a harrowing year that started with six weeks in the hospital, O'Hashi, a documentary filmmaker, is eager to talk about the changes that Boulder's Silver Sage Village senior cohousing community will need to make to accommodate its aging residents.


The Recorder


Arts & Entertainment Calendar: Sept. 3 - 9
The Recorder
7:30 p.m. Pioneer Valley Cohousing Great Room, 120 Pulpit Hill Road, North Amherst. Neilson and Waldron, say organizers, perform highly polished, original songs with a balance of political satire, social commentary and uplifting humor. Donations at the ...


Mother Earth News


N Street Cohousing: Walls Come Down, Friendships Grow
Mother Earth News
He would know. Thirty years ago, Wolf and his fiancée, Linda Cloud, bought neighboring houses in a Davis, California, subdivision and did just that. The subsequent retrofit of these rundown houses created the now-thriving N Street Cohousing community.


Madison.com


Lloyd, Rev. Arthur Selden
Madison.com
In the 1990s, Art and Sue took leadership roles in the group which founded and developed The Village Cohousing Community, Inc., a condominium association and the first cohousing project in Madison. Art and Sue moved into the community in 1999.



Oakleigh Meadows Cohousing on hold
KMTR NewsSource 16
EUGENE, Ore. - A housing project near the Willamette River remains on hold as residents question whether the development fits the neighorhood. The Oakleigh Meadow Cohousing project calls for 28 housing units within eight buildings, with one common ...


WVTF


Putting the "Co" in Communities
WVTF
The plan, is to build the kind of neighborhood here that puts the 'co'- back in community, something he's wanted to do since he first heard about the concept known as co-housing. “It's collaborative cooperative, it's communicative it's consensus oriented.


KVAL


Housing project on hold as city hears more evidence on road width
KVAL
EUGENE, Ore. - A housing project near the Willamette River remains on hold as residents question whether the development fits the neighorhood. The Oakleigh Meadow Cohousing project calls for 28 housing units within eight buildings, with one common ...



Nell'offerta vincente un ribasso del 24%
Corriere della Sera
BOLOGNA - Nel 2013, quando il Comune annunciò che avrebbe realizzato al civico 15 di via del Porto il primo progetto di cohousing pubblico, molti misero mano al vocabolario d'inglese. La parola cohousing definisce esperienze di «coabitazione» molto ...



What is cohousing? Find out on Saturday
Roanoke Times (blog)
Cohousing is an intentional, collaborative community formed by people who have agreed to live in the same neighborhood together. Shadowlake Village in Blacksburg is a cohousing association that formed in 1997 and has 33 household units still going ...

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Il Fatto Quotidiano


Cohousing, non si pensi all'aspetto strutturale ma al comune pensare
Il Fatto Quotidiano
Se andate a cercare della bibliografia sul cohousing, troverete quasi sempre un approccio da architetti, spazi nuovi, ecocompatibili, pensati per vivere assieme, per ridurre le spese, per avere dei vicini coinvolti in un progetto. Molte di queste ...



Jubilee Cohousing: pedestrian and community-oriented living
Southwest Virginia Today
A local couple, Walter Charnley and wife Rosemary Wyman, started the project with a vision, and Floyd Cohousing LLC was formed in 2007. A design builder and passive house (passivhaus) expert, Adam Cohen, became involved a few years later.

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