Cohousing in the News


Deseret News


How Denmark's idea for building better communities is catching on across the US
Deseret News
Cohousing communities are intentionally planned neighborhoods, built from the ground up and managed by residents. A community will typically consist of 15 to 34 households, each with its own private home, but designed to help neighbors connect.

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Castanet.net


Modern-day commune?
Castanet.net
"Cohousing, in my mind, is a very unfortunate choice of word because people immediately think it's the same as a commune, but cohousing is not a commune," said Jonathan Rheaume. "Co-housing is really about a group of people who come together to ...

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A plan to bring a co-housing project to Penticton is under discussion.
Castanet.net
The first co-housing community in North America was built in the early 1990s, and there are now 176, with 100 more currently in development. In B.C., there are 12 of the developments. None of them are in the Okanagan, according to organizers. In ...


Castanet.net


Co-housing project
Castanet.net
A plan to bring a cohousing project to Penticton is currently under discussion in the city. A group of like-minded individuals has already held one meeting on the matter and has another scheduled for next week. "I think that anybody who is interested ...

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RP ONLINE


Generationsübergreifendes Wohnen: Wohnprojekt "Cohousing Kaarst" von der Stadt ...
RP ONLINE
Im Alter nicht allein sein, dennoch Freiraum zu haben und die eigene Privatsphäre nicht verlieren - das steht als Idee hinter dem Mehrgenerationen-Projekt, dessen Vorbild das schwedische Cohousing ist. Eine Wohnform, bei der Jung und Alt einander im ...

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St. George Daily Spectrum


Local News in Brief
St. George Daily Spectrum
For information on Dixie State University's Sears Art Museum Gallery, visit dixieculturalarts.com/sears-museum-2. Cohousing meeting set for Feb. 20. An informational meeting about a future cohousing project in St. George will be from 1-4 p.m. Saturday, ...


RP ONLINE


Kaarst: Wohnprojekt "Cohousing Kaarst" wird von der Stadt unterstützt
RP ONLINE
Kaarst. Klaus Ulrich Schmidt von der geschlossenen Facebook-Gruppe "Cohousing Kaarst" ist beeindruckt: Rund 100 Interessierte kamen in die Johanneskirche, um sich das generationsübergreifende Wohnprojekt erläutern zu lassen. "Wir sind von der ...


Rochester Democrat and Chronicle


Real Estate Calendar: Feb. 20-26
Rochester Democrat and Chronicle
Monday. Introduction to Cohousing: Flower City Cohousing Community will discuss its work to establish a new cohousing community within Rochester's city limits, featuring 20 independent and fully functional living units of varying sizes within a ...



What is cohousing?
St. George Daily Spectrum
It's fun to dream of possibilities at the Parade of Homes. Cohousing takes you to new places in community, design and life style. Cohousing starts with a social agreement that you know and support each other. These people envision their life, buy the ...


Bridport and Lyme Regis News


Tears of joy as plans for Bridport cohousing community given green light
Bridport and Lyme Regis News
THERE were tears of joy as plans to build a 'co-housing' community in Bridport were approved. The scheme by Bridport Cohousing Community Land Trust (CLT) looks to provide affordable housing to local people. It will see 34 houses and flats built next to ...


MetroNews Canada


Vancouver trending: Cohousings rich rewards
MetroNews Canada
Born in 1960s Denmark as a way to inspire collective goals, increase safety and support, and reduce environmental impact, the co-housing movement is now taking root in B.C. with almost a dozen developments being built, and several others in the ...



Letter: Cohousing revolution
Glenwood Springs Post Independent
Cohousing is an intentional community of private homes clustered around shared space and a common house. The people partner with a developer and help to build and manage their own neighborhood. Many social and business gatherings must happen to ...


Monadnock Ledger Transcript


There's power in presence
Monadnock Ledger Transcript
Residents of Nubanusit Neighborhood in Peterborough discussed the cohousing movement, which originated in Denmark. “We've had to work to learn how to find common ground, because it's not something that comes naturally for all of us,” said Mary ...



Cohousing, Milano: progetto di rigenerazione di un palazzo Liberty
Architetti.com
“Un progetto di cohousing – afferma l'Architetto Freyrie – parte solo con l'adesione preventiva dei futuri abitanti, i quali si costituiscono in gruppo promotore diventando contemporaneamente destinatari ma anche proponenti del progetto stesso e, con ...


Bridport and Lyme Regis News


Plans to build a co-housing community in Bridport recommended for approval
Bridport and Lyme Regis News
PLANS to build a "co-housing" community in Bridport have been recommended for approval by council officers. The proposals from Bridport Cohousing Community Land Trust (CLT) would see 34 houses and flats built next to Bridport Community Hospital at ...



10 things to do in Boulder County today, Feb. 9, 2016
Boulder Daily Camera
O'Hashi's film includes interviews on aging in community with six of his cohousing neighbors of Silver Sage Village in north Boulder and their experiences of growing old in a community, 6:45 p.m., Dairy Arts Center, 2590 Walnut St., Boulder; Free; ...


Waterloo Record


Can co-housing work in Waterloo Region? - The Record
Waterloo Record
KITCHENER — Imagine a neighbourhood where your neighbours are practically your family. You eat together a few times a week, you might share laundry ...

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Triple Pundit (registration) (blog)


Ecotourism Creates Livelihoods for Indigenous People in Cuyabeno, Ecuador
Triple Pundit (registration) (blog)
Her experience includes work with small-scale solar energy installations and utility-scale wind farms. She earned an MBA in sustainable management from the Presidio Graduate School and she resides in Belfast Cohousing & Ecovillage in Midcoast Maine ...


Winston-Salem Journal


Living Small
Winston-Salem Journal
The cohousing model of a community with private homes on shared land is one that complements the desired lifestyle of many tiny house residents, Williams says. He adds that regardless of whether individuals are interested in housing flexibility ...



Primo progetto di "cohousing" nel centro di Milano: rigenerazione del palazzo di corso XXII Marzo 22
Mi-Lorenteggio
Milano, 6 febbraio 2016 – Lunedì 8 febbraio 2016 all'ARCIBellezza (Via G.Bellezza 16) i responsabili di Newcoh - cohousing.it, portale che ha lanciato il nuovo modello abitativo che parte dalle adesioni e dalle esigenze dei futuri abitanti (cohouser), ...


The Daily Courier


Melvin Hill to present 'The Spectrum of Belief'
The Daily Courier
Prescott Unitarian Universalist Fellowship will feature "The Spectrum of Belief" with amateur philosopher Melvin Hill, at the 10 a.m. service on Sunday, Feb. 7. Hill will continue the discussion of "Do you believe in God and, if so, how much?" which ...


Corriere della Sera


il cohousing tra ragazze con la sindrome di Asperger e studentesse universitarie
Corriere della Sera
Inquilini disabili: il cohousing tra ragazze con la sindrome di Asperger e studentesse universitarie. È l'esperienza portata avanti da 18 mesi dall'associazione «La Comune». Obiettivo: integrazione e distacco dalla famiglia. La notte c'è sempre ...


Express.co.uk


Only old girls allowed in first of its kind co-housing development
Express.co.uk
Co-housing is the latest example that this generation of pensioners, far from going “gentle into that good night”, are raging against the current options – poor care home standards, soaring costs and hospital acquired infections – and making their own ...



Good Neighbors by Faith Barnidge: Walk red carpet for STAND! benefit
Contra Costa Times
Clayton Valley Woman s Club member Sheila Driscoll, left, with the club s $1,900 donation of items for the A Friendly Place day shelter for homeless women located in Oakland, is received by Sister Joann Heinritz, a Sister of the St. Joseph of ...



Could a co-housing project be coming to Kitchener-Waterloo?
CBC.ca
Buying your own home has long been considered the marker of individual success, but amid a surge of condominium developments in the downtown core, one Kitchener man is hoping to start a co-housing project where residents would live together and split ...

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