Cohousing in the News


Vashon-Maury Island Beachcomber


At Shoulder to Shoulder, farming goes beyond food
Vashon-Maury Island Beachcomber
Between Vashon Cohousing and the Roseballen community just to its south, a small farm run by “a motley crew of local women, men, and the odd dog or two,” as they call themselves on their Facebook page, has been quietly producing a bounty of fruits and ...

They’ve spent years building their ideal community. Now they just need the homes constructed  Sacramento Bee

More than two dozen people converged on a grassy field in Fair Oaks this month to symbolically dig into the ground beneath their future neighborhood.

They’ve spent years building their ideal community. Now they just need the homes constructed  Sacramento Bee

More than two dozen people converged on a grassy field in Fair Oaks this month to symbolically dig into the ground beneath their future neighborhood.

Chapel Hill, Carrboro cohousing encourages affordability, sustainability  The Daily Tar Heel

When Becky Laskody and her husband went looking for a neighborhood to raise a child in, they began exploring the idea of cohousing. Over twenty years later, ...

They’ve spent years building their ideal community. Now they just need the homes constructed  Sacramento Bee

More than two dozen people converged on a grassy field in Fair Oaks this month to symbolically dig into the ground beneath their future neighborhood.

Chapel Hill, Carrboro cohousing encourages affordability, sustainability  The Daily Tar Heel

When Becky Laskody and her husband went looking for a neighborhood to raise a child in, they began exploring the idea of cohousing. Over twenty years later, ...

Cohousing community Fair Oaks Eco-Housing breaks ground on 30-unit complex  Sacramento Bee

More than two dozen people converged on a grassy field in Fair Oaks this month to symbolically dig into the ground beneath their future neighborhood.

Cohousing community Fair Oaks Eco-Housing breaks ground on 30-unit complex  Sacramento Bee

More than two dozen people converged on a grassy field in Fair Oaks this month to symbolically dig into the ground beneath their future neighborhood.


Sacramento Bee


They've spent years building their ideal community. Now they just need the homes constructed
Sacramento Bee
There are 148 cohousing communities across the country, most in the eastern and western United States, according to a directory maintained by the Fellowship of Intentional Communities. Six already operate in the Sacramento region; the planned community ...

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They've spent years building their ideal community. Now they just need the homes constructed
Sacramento Bee
There are 148 cohousing communities across the country, most in the eastern and western United States, according to a directory maintained by the Fellowship of Intentional Communities. Six already operate in the Sacramento region; the planned community ...


Sacramento Bee


They've spent years building their ideal community. Now they just need the homes constructed
Sacramento Bee
There are 148 cohousing communities across the country, most in the eastern and western United States, according to a directory maintained by the Fellowship of Intentional Communities. Six already operate in the Sacramento region; the planned community ...

and more »


Vashon-Maury Island Beachcomber


At Shoulder to Shoulder, farming goes beyond food
Vashon-Maury Island Beachcomber
Between Vashon Cohousing and the Roseballen community just to its south, a small farm run by “a motley crew of local women, men, and the odd dog or two,” as they call themselves on their Facebook page, has been quietly producing a bounty of fruits and ...


Yale Daily News (blog)


Talk in the Town, Ep 1: Up the Country
Yale Daily News (blog)
A few architects brought cohousing from Denmark to the United States back in the 1980s. Cohousing's form — a bunch of privately owned, relatively small houses clustered around a massive common house — is meant to encourage a close-knit community ...


Wired.it


Il cohousing come alternativa reale alle community da social network
Wired.it
La parola community è entrata nel nostro vocabolario in maniera sempre più prepotente fino ad essere ormai presente in quasi tutti i discorsi. Si tratta, però, quasi sempre di community virtuali, gruppi di persone che pur non conoscendosi di persona ...



For active seniors, cohousing offers a cozier alternative to downsizing
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
The 5-mile hikes, yoga classes and communal dinners are now routines for the residents at PDX Commons Cohousing in Portland, Ore. These 39 individuals (about half partnered but largely strangers at first) started forging relationships well before they ...



For active seniors, cohousing is a cozier alternative to downsizing
MyAJC
In 2010, no U.S. cohousing communities were geared toward seniors. PDX Commons is now the nation's 13th such community for the 55-and-older demographic. Two more are under construction and 13 others are in the early stages. “Interest in cohousing has ...


The Daily Iowan


Construction begins on Iowa City communal living
The Daily Iowan
On Miller Avenue, a sustainable way of living is taking root in Iowa for the first time, under the name of Prairie Hill. Construction has begun on Iowa's first cohousing community, a type of living arrangement in which several residents to have their ...



For active seniors, cohousing offers a cozier alternative to downsizing
Gears Of Biz
Cohousing bolsters sharing — a lawnmower, tools or an on-site laundromat, as well as guest quarters for out-of-town visitors. Homes are private, clustered near a common space where homeowners meet regularly to share meals and build community.

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RT en Español - Noticias internacionales


¿Quieres envejecer con tus amigos?: El 'cohousing senior' llega a España
RT en Español - Noticias internacionales
La sostenibilidad económica del 'cohousing' la argumentan con sus numerosas ventajas en este aspecto. La reducción de los intermediarios en la construcción, gestión y prestación de servicios es la principal. Su normalmente abultado número de socios ...



For active seniors, cohousing offers a cozier alternative to downsizing
News-Medical.net
The 5-mile hikes, yoga classes and communal dinners are now routines for the residents at PDX Commons Cohousing in Portland, Ore.

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California Healthline


For Active Seniors, Cohousing Offers A Cozier Alternative To Downsizing
California Healthline
“Interest in cohousing has not only increased in general, but especially in the senior world,” said Karin Hoskin, executive director of Coho/US, the Cohousing Association of the United States,a nonprofit that supports cohousing communities nationwide.

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Kaiser Health News


For Active Seniors, Cohousing Offers A Cozier Alternative To Downsizing
Kaiser Health News
The 5-mile hikes, yoga classes and communal dinners are now routines for the residents at PDX Commons Cohousing in Portland, Ore. These 39 individuals (about half partnered but largely strangers at first) started forging relationships well before they ...

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For Active Seniors, Cohousing Offers A Cozier Alternative To Downsizing  Kaiser Health News

The 5-mile hikes, yoga classes and communal dinners are now routines for the residents at PDX Commons Cohousing in Portland, Ore. These 39 individuals ...

For Active Seniors, Cohousing Offers A Cozier Alternative To Downsizing  Kaiser Health News

The 5-mile hikes, yoga classes and communal dinners are now routines for the residents at PDX Commons Cohousing in Portland, Ore. These 39 individuals ...


The Hillishome


Saying YES to Community-Building and Supporting Neighbors
The Hillishome
to the neighborhood: a senior cohousing community. The children of the 1930s are now our elders, having led our community, served our country, and built our society. It is perfectly fitting that they can benefit again from a space designed to serve ...

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