Your community will need a document that lets your members and prospective members know why you are a community, what is important to you, and what you are doing together. Exactly what it is called and what it covers varies from community to community, and there is a lot that is similar among many communities. The written statement is part of a larger process of conversation and sharing and serves as an anchor over time.
Cohousing.org is an ever-evolving, community supported website. If you see information that is missing or inaccurate, we welcome your suggestions. CohoUS aims to be inclusive of a wide variety of perspectives and approaches to cohousing and to to provide clear, concise information. To balance inclusivity and clarity, content above is curated for usability. Blog posts below are much less curated. All cohousers are invited to submit articles, stories and resources to our blog.