Tag: Budget


But it’s not in our budget!

One of the great things about cohousing is that we budget for things we value and tend to get more for our money that way.  Every community budget works a little differently, and some have more flex than others, but at the end of the day, I’m betting every community has had the experience of... Read More

Webchat #34 Budget Process

Do you ever wish you could skip all the trial and error and just get to the process that really works? Mac Thomson offers that opportunity in our latest WebChat, as least when it comes to budget process. Mac has led the budget process for Heartwood Cohousing for many years. He shares actual examples of... Read

Cohousing Costs After You Move In: Part II Findings of the Study

Part I of this series described how Coho/US and CRN have co-ventured research into the annual budgets of cohousing communities; obtained the annual budgets of 20 communities comprising 611 units; and analyzed these budget materials to help develop some consistent interpretations of community budgeting practices. In this Part II, we present some of the actual... Read More