Cohousing in the News


Real Change News


It Takes a Village: Communal housing is booming in Germany's ...
Real Change News
When Frank and Heike Schröder found out they were expecting a baby, they knew it was time for them to move. They'd been renting an ancient apartment in the ...

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Real Change News


It Takes a Village: Communal housing is booming in Germany's capital
Real Change News
According to the latest estimates, there are around 450 cohousing projects in the city, making up around 10 percent of total housing. Cohousing comes in a variety of forms. Some people form cooperatives, where the apartments in a block are co-owned by ...

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Durham Herald Sun


How LGBT elders and their advocates are keeping the closet door open in retirement
Durham Herald Sun
To avoid the social isolation that the SAGE organization speaks of, they plan to settle permanently in Durham as members of the Village Hearth Cohousing community. Village Hearth Cohousing will be built in northern Durham County for LGBT seniors and ...


La Repubblica


Bologna, ecco il primo co-housing per under 35 - Repubblica.it
La Repubblica
Inaugurato Porto15: 18 appartamenti con spazi comuni per famiglie e single giovani a 290-390 euro al mese. Un interessante esperimento di cantiere sociale: ...
“Porto 15”, progetto di cohousing in centro - TRCTRC

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QNotes


Triangle: Cohousing Progress, Center Awards, ENC Gala, AIDS Walk, Patient Training
QNotes
To that end, in late August cohousing architect Charles Durrett presented a public talk on cohousing, and in the final workshops, recommended products from door handles to solar panels and floor tiles to HVAC systems were presented to members. Features ...


Philly.com


Atul Gawande, author of 'Being Mortal,' to speak on senior 'villages ...
Philly.com
Atul Gawande, surgeon and author of “Being Mortal,” will talk about the senior village movement at a Sept. 25, 2017, televised event at Parkway Central Library.

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News
Maine Public
Architect and businessman Chuck Durrett and journalist Deirdre Fulton discuss Cohousing, which is a type of collaborative housing wher residents actively participate in the design and operation of their own neighborhoods. Cohousing residents are ...


la VOCE del TRENTINO


Disabili indipendenti grazie al cohousing – di *Mauro Baldo
la VOCE del TRENTINO
In questo caso però il cohousing diventa una grossa opportunità per chi prima di allora poteva solo sognare una vita indipendente. Infatti, con questa formula di convivenza anche chi soffre di alcune malattie o disturbi invalidanti può sperare in una ...


RP ONLINE


Chance für Cohousing an Birkhofstraße
RP ONLINE
Nachdem das Vorhaben des Vereins "Cohousing Kaarst" am Standort Dreeskamp gescheitert ist, scheint sich nun doch ein glückliches Ende für das Mehrgenerationen-Wohnen abzuzeichnen. "Die CDU hat ihr Versprechen eingehalten und mit uns ...


Madison.com


Backed by neighborhood, cohousing and circus project up for Madison Plan Commission approval
Madison.com
The new $8.3 million cohousing space at 2048 Winnebago St. would provide 64,000 square feet with 45 condominium units, 11 of which will be sold to individuals at or below 80 percent of the area median income. The rest would be sold at market rate.


Maine Public


News
Maine Public
Architect and businessman Chuck Durrett and journalist Deirdre Fulton discuss Cohousing, which is a type of collaborative housing wher residents actively participate in the design and operation of their own neighborhoods. Cohousing residents are ...

Backed by neighborhood, cohousing and circus project up for Madison Plan Commission approval  Madison.com

A project on the East Side that will create cohousing and a new circus space has already won the support of the neighborhood and a recommendation of ...

Backed by neighborhood, cohousing and circus project up for Madison Plan Commission approval  Madison.com

A project on the East Side that will create cohousing and a new circus space has already won the support of the neighborhood and a recommendation of ...



Tired of McMansions? Check out these tiny houses
The Boston Globe
The first year it seemed like a fad. The second year, a trend. And year number three? Coming to Stoughton this weekend is the 3rd Annual BIG Tiny House Festival presented by Miranda's Hearth, a nonprofit community building organization in Greater Boston.


Seven Days


An Old Street in Bristol is Revitalized With Infill Cohousing
Seven Days
She also craved the emphasis on community that is a cohousing trademark. She appreciates, too, that her ultra-energy-efficient digs are brand-new but share a street with 19th-century homes with slate roofs, wavy glass windows, wrought-iron fencing and ...



Tom Kelly: Condo financing taking dead aim on renters
The Spokesman-Review
Traditional East Coast co-op apartments and more rural-based cohousing communities are sprouting up in common suburban environments. Developers now are promoting the financial logic of building up, not out. Condominiums now will shoulder much of ...

An Old Street in Bristol is Revitalized With Infill Cohousing  Seven Days

Mollie German was making chocolate chip cookies in her spotless new kitchen when she realized she was out of vanilla — and quickly dispatched her...

An Old Street in Bristol is Revitalized With Infill Cohousing  Seven Days

Mollie German was making chocolate chip cookies in her spotless new kitchen when she realized she was out of vanilla — and quickly dispatched her...


Torontoist


Public Works: What Toronto can learn about cohousing from Quebec
Torontoist
Cohabitat Québec is the first cohousing community in Quebec and the largest in Canada. Cohousing is a movement that emerged in Denmark in the 1960s. The first communities were built in that country in the early 1970s. Since then, the approach has ...



Forums to be held on Malden condo plan
The Boston Globe
A cohousing group seeking to construct a condominium complex near Malden Square is holding two forums to inform the public about its project. The organization, Bay State Commons, has scheduled the events for Friday, Sept. 22, at the Pearl Street Cafe, ...



We Love Livermore
Livermore Independent
Picture last year's proposed high rise condo buildings being replaced by innovative, low-profile (step-back levels) Cohousing along L Street. Cohousing is an intentional community of private living spaces clustered around shared space. Cohousing would ...

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Lack of skilled workers delays millrace townhomes project
Goshen News
The Millrace Cohousing Neighborhood concept, which officially broke ground late last September, draws primarily from the idea of “cohousing,” a type of collaborative housing in which residents actively participate in the design and operation of their ...


Wall Street Journal (subscription)


The Government's Role in Combating Loneliness
Wall Street Journal (subscription)
Cohousing communities, which are more common in Europe, are starting to pop up in the U.S., as well. Designed to promote a community-oriented lifestyle, homes are located close together around a shared space. Peter Lazar, who is developing Emerson ...

Public Works: What Toronto can learn about cohousing from Quebec  Torontoist

When was the last time you asked your neighbour for a cup of sugar? For many city dwellers, the idea of counting on the person next door for a favour (no matter ...


Sooke News Mirror


Sooke council returns from summer break with busy agenda - Sooke ...
Sooke News Mirror
Three public hearing, discussions of Freedom Mobile's plan to erect a 50-metre telecommunications tower and the Capital Regional District's animal control ...

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