Tag: Coliving


Co-living: A Growing Trend in Affordable Housing

As a student or young adult, did you ever live in a dorm or shared house to save on costs? Now called co-living, this form of housing is becoming more popular again. And it’s not just because it’s an affordable option, but also because it offers community — a feeling of belonging to a family-like... Read More

The Edge of Intentional

In the spectrum of intentional community, cohousing hangs out on the mainstream edge. We have our own homes. We don’t share income. Most of us have traditional mortgages as a way of accumulating wealth.  Compared with the most interdependent communities out there, most cohousing looks fairly conventional, but I wonder if we are inching along... Read More

WebChat #19 Cluster Apartments and Shared Flats in Cohousing

Coho US has gone international with this interesting WebChat about cohousing in Berlin, Germany. Michael LaFond, and architect raising in the US who lives and works in Germany, shared his experience of both living and working in cohousing in Berlin. Like all cohousing, these communities are self organized, community led, and sustainable. Unlike the most... Read More

Co-living: urban phenomenon is a variant on co-working

A friend of mine, Tree Bressen, recently pointed me in the direction of an article in Fast Company entitled: “How Krash And Other Startups Are Taking Coworking Home: It’s called co-living, and it’s all the rage.” Leaving aside my reaction to the name “co-living” (did the originators think they’d invented the concept of shared housing?),... Read More