Tag: Open-house


We Enjoyed National Cohousing Open House Day 2017

We were surprised but pleased when a boat load of people arrived just as we opened our doors for the Cohousing Open House Day on April 29th. We had steady visitors for most of our four hours. Nobody was counting, but we estimate 50-60 folks came, which was great! Showing off our Durham Cohousing elicits... Read More

California Communities Open for Cohousing Open House Day

The countdown is on – Saturday, April 29th is the 2nd Annual National Cohousing Open House Day! We Californians are excited to have 12 participating communities showcasing their neighborhoods, plus an organized bus tour of many planned for the day. California is the birthplace of U.S. Cohousing. In 1991, residents moved into Muir Commons in... Read More

More People Looking for Solutions: National Cohousing Open House Day

For more and more people, the debate is over. Climate change is real. Wealth inequity is a problem. People need to stop killing each other. I grew up in the 80’s, when Reagan was still managing to convince most people that everything was okay. I remember my radical parents being in a state of perpetual... Read More

National Cohousing Open House Day is Back, Better than Ever

Is it that time of year again? After its incredible debut last year, National Cohousing Open House Day is back, better than ever, this year on Saturday, April 29. We’re again joining several other places where you’ll find “cohousing clusters” in doing regional organizing, so people can visit several communities and make the most of... Read More

Spring is a great time to visit cohousing or show off your community!

New to cohousing? The National Cohousing Open House Day April 29, 2017 is perfect for getting a real taste for what it would be like to live in a cohousing community. Plan a whole vacation around an area that is featuring several tours, or just find a single tour near your home. Seeing is believing.... Read More

National Cohousing Open House Day – Saturday, April 29, 2017

Plans are underway for our 2nd annual National Cohousing Open House Day, the last Saturday in April. Such synergy we created last year – as a national movement, within our network of area communities, and within our individual communities! We enjoyed participation from 95 communities across the country who opened their doors and welcomed the... Read More

Open House Day at the First U.S. Cohousing Community

Californians had a lot of choices for where to visit last Saturday the 30th for Cohousing Open House Day. From Arcata to L.A. to the Bay and Sierra Foothills in-between, 19 communities participated – more than any other state (though you came close, Massachusetts). I had the treat of touring Muir Commons in Davis, and... Read More

The 2016 National Cohousing Open House Day A Success

Visit our Facebook Open House Event page for pictures and stories! It was like a party! I was an informal greeter and met so many interesting and lively people. Maybe this response is a nice indication that our society is beginning to think realistically and creatively about housing. ST, Acequia Jardin (Albuquerque) It gave us... Read More

Today’s National Cohousing Open House Day – FIC Video

Check out this wonderful video from the Fellowship for Intentional Community about today’s National Cohousing Open House Day! https://drive.google.com/open?id=0B9auVGOK-gNBRGlaQm9sY1JUTms

National Cohousing Open House Day: Thanksgiving for Cohousers!

It feels like Thanksgiving for Cohousers! You know what its like for those hosting Thanksgiving, right? Preparing extra special treats, cleaning a little bit more than usual, coordinating who is doing what, and mostly… preparing and getting excited for the guests to arrive! That’s what we have been doing at Cohousing communities all across the... Read More