Tag: Tours


WebChat Preview of National Cohousing Open House Day:Thursday evening

National Cohousing Open House Day is just a few days away. Get a taste of it by joining me in a WebChat this Thursday evening, where we will share some of the most exciting examples of communities hosting, tips on effective hosting, how to visit well, and so much more. If you missed the WebChat,... Read More

WebChat #20 New Member Orientation

Sarah Ross and Mary King of We Can Work It Out joined us for our twentieth webchat sharing tips and strategies of new member orientation in forming and established communities. They explained that new member orientation has 4 primary objectives: • To welcome new members • To protect, preserve and pass on community culture •... Read More

Open House Day 2019:Communities who hosted

63 communities -. These communities opened their doors for National Cohousing Open House Day, Saturday, April 27, 2019. Click on listed address for a map link, but please don’t actually go there without making prior arrangements (don’t make us have to take down this list). Every cohousing neighborhood is independent, and there’s no substitute for... Read More

National Cohousing Open House Day is here

Curious about cohousing? Want to see what it’s really like? Compare communities? Get inspired? Now’s your chance. It’s that time again! National Cohousing Open House Day is tomorrow, Sunday, April 29, 2018. We’ve got over 60 cohousing neighborhoods across the country participating this year, plus a few on alternate dates this or next week; one... Read More

What a Fantastic Conference!

I don’t hardly know where to start! Thank you so much to Silver Sage Village and Wild Sage to hosting our day of intensives which attendees very much enjoyed. We all met new people and reconnected with cohousing friends during the reception. Katie McCamant talked about ‘reintegrating community in this fast paced world’ in a... Read More

Conference Bus Tours: Spend Time In Community!

While there is an abundance of information on our Coho/US website about the variety of cohousing communities, as well as the option to post inquiries to the Cohousing-L list serve, nothing compares to spending time at a community. Whether you are forming a community and in the process of learning all that you can, or... Read More

Welcome to Wild Sage!

Wild Sage Cohousing is thrilled to welcome Coho/US Regional Conference attendees to our community. We’ll be hosting the Board of Directors retreat, holding some of the intensive workshops on Friday, April 20, and giving tours of our community on Sunday, April 22. Here’s a handy guide to let you know what to look for when... Read More

Whirlwind Tour of Mid-Atlantic

As the incoming Executive Director, I’ll be spending time with Alice Alexander to make this transition as smooth as possible and since I’ll be back east to see her, I decided to see some more people! Today I’ll be flying from Colorado to DC, driving through five different states then flying home from North Carolina.... 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