Cohousing in the News


Washington City Paper (blog)


A 'Senior Co-Housing' Development is Headed for Hill East
Washington City Paper (blog)
The shared spaces will feature amenities for cooking and dining, lounging with television, and leisure activities, the development team explains. Additionally, the character of the three-story building's exterior will be preserved, and the site will be ...


Times-Mail


For active seniors, cohousing offers cozier alternative
Times-Mail
Heidi de Marco | KHNThe nation's first senior cohousing community opened in December 2005 with eight homes and a dozen individuals at Glacier Circle in Davis, California, about 15 miles from Sacramento. Seven of the initial group remain. Heidi de Marco ...


WHSV


Harrisonburg Cohousing unveiling neighborhood site
WHSV
The development also focuses on sustainability, with slightly smaller homes, and an emphasis on environmentally friendly practices. There are cohousing developments across the United States, including ones in Blacksburg and Vienna. Cohousing is also ...


Co-operative News


Government invests £60m in community-led housing schemes - Co ...
Co-operative News
'It is a massive and potentially paradigm-shifting opportunity for our sector to develop new co-operative and community-led homes'

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Denver Business Journal


Developer takes unique 'co-housing' approach to new Denver ...
Denver Business Journal
Co-housing is one way to address the affordable housing crisis, advocates say.

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Cornish & Devon Post


St Gennys cohousing project awarded £12,000 grant | News ...
Cornish & Devon Post
A COHOUSING community has been awarded a grant of £12000 from the M&S Energy Community Energy Fund for 'sunshine batteries' so residents can ...

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Iowa City Press Citizen


Iowa City Cohousing development is a worthy investment
Iowa City Press Citizen
A strategy for living out a balance of collective spirit and privacy is cohousing. There is a wonderful group of people who are organizing and building a 36-unit cohousing development called Prairie Hill between Benton Street and Highway 6 in Iowa City ...


Bude & Stratton Post


St Gennys cohousing project awarded £12000 grant
Bude & Stratton Post
A COHOUSING community has been awarded a grant of £12,000 from the M&S Energy Community Energy Fund for 'sunshine batteries' so residents can provide sustainable heat from their solar panels and heat pumps. Trelay Cohousing Community, St Gennys, beat ...


Sputnik International


Two Birds, One Stone: Sweden Turns to Cohousing to Accommodate Migrants, Seniors
Sputnik International
Amid rampant housing shortages, Sweden has decided to place newly-arrived migrants in a retirement home as part of a trial project. Although temporary, this measure has been hailed as promoting integration and is said to have received overwhelmingly ...


The Boston Globe


Tiny units, but with luxury extras, are newest South End housing strategy
The Boston Globe
In their ongoing quest to cater to affluent young urbanites, developers have come up with a new idea inspired by the age-old concept of cohousing. And in this one, they will even change the sheets for its residents. Newton-based National Development ...


Marin Independent Journal


Seniors finding cohousing better alternative than downsizing
Marin Independent Journal
The five-mile hikes, yoga classes and communal dinners are now routines for the residents at PDX Commons Cohousing in Portland, Oregon. These 39 individuals (about half partnered but largely strangers at first) started forging relationships well before ...



Seniors finding cohousing better alternative than downsizing
Marin Independent Journal
The five-mile hikes, yoga classes and communal dinners are now routines for the residents at PDX Commons Cohousing in Portland, Oregon. These 39 individuals (about half partnered but largely strangers at first) started forging relationships well before ...


Carmichael Times


Co-Housing Project Breaks Ground in Fair Oaks
Carmichael Times
From left to right, Katherine McCamant, founder of CoHousing Solutions, Richard Rozumowicz, civil engineer, Charles Durrett, architect, Marty Maskall, future resident and leading organizer of the project, Darryl Berlin, construction project manager ...


The Daily Tar Heel


Chapel Hill, Carrboro cohousing encourages affordability, sustainability
The Daily Tar Heel
When Becky Laskody and her husband went looking for a neighborhood to raise a child in, they began exploring the idea of cohousing. Over twenty years later, Laskody is now one of the founding members of Arcadia, a Chapel Hill cohousing community. “I ...


Vashon-Maury Island Beachcomber


At Shoulder to Shoulder, farming goes beyond food
Vashon-Maury Island Beachcomber
Between Vashon Cohousing and the Roseballen community just to its south, a small farm run by “a motley crew of local women, men, and the odd dog or two,” as they call themselves on their Facebook page, has been quietly producing a bounty of fruits and ...


Sacramento Bee


They've spent years building their ideal community. Now they just need the homes constructed
Sacramento Bee
There are 148 cohousing communities across the country, most in the eastern and western United States, according to a directory maintained by the Fellowship of Intentional Communities. Six already operate in the Sacramento region; the planned community ...

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They've spent years building their ideal community. Now they just need the homes constructed
Sacramento Bee
There are 148 cohousing communities across the country, most in the eastern and western United States, according to a directory maintained by the Fellowship of Intentional Communities. Six already operate in the Sacramento region; the planned community ...


Sacramento Bee


Cohousing community Fair Oaks Eco-Housing breaks ground on 30 ...
Sacramento Bee
More than two dozen people converged on a grassy field in Fair Oaks this month to symbolically dig into the ground beneath their future neighborhood. Unlike most groundbreaking ceremonies, they didn't have matching hard hats emblazoned with a corporate ...

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Vashon-Maury Island Beachcomber


At Shoulder to Shoulder, farming goes beyond food
Vashon-Maury Island Beachcomber
Between Vashon Cohousing and the Roseballen community just to its south, a small farm run by “a motley crew of local women, men, and the odd dog or two,” as they call themselves on their Facebook page, has been quietly producing a bounty of fruits and ...


Yale Daily News (blog)


Talk in the Town, Ep 1: Up the Country
Yale Daily News (blog)
A few architects brought cohousing from Denmark to the United States back in the 1980s. Cohousing's form — a bunch of privately owned, relatively small houses clustered around a massive common house — is meant to encourage a close-knit community ...


Wired.it


Il cohousing come alternativa reale alle community da social network
Wired.it
La parola community è entrata nel nostro vocabolario in maniera sempre più prepotente fino ad essere ormai presente in quasi tutti i discorsi. Si tratta, però, quasi sempre di community virtuali, gruppi di persone che pur non conoscendosi di persona ...



For active seniors, cohousing offers a cozier alternative to downsizing
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
The 5-mile hikes, yoga classes and communal dinners are now routines for the residents at PDX Commons Cohousing in Portland, Ore. These 39 individuals (about half partnered but largely strangers at first) started forging relationships well before they ...



For active seniors, cohousing is a cozier alternative to downsizing
MyAJC
In 2010, no U.S. cohousing communities were geared toward seniors. PDX Commons is now the nation's 13th such community for the 55-and-older demographic. Two more are under construction and 13 others are in the early stages. “Interest in cohousing has ...


The Daily Iowan


Construction begins on Iowa City communal living
The Daily Iowan
On Miller Avenue, a sustainable way of living is taking root in Iowa for the first time, under the name of Prairie Hill. Construction has begun on Iowa's first cohousing community, a type of living arrangement in which several residents to have their ...



For active seniors, cohousing offers a cozier alternative to downsizing
Gears Of Biz
Cohousing bolsters sharing — a lawnmower, tools or an on-site laundromat, as well as guest quarters for out-of-town visitors. Homes are private, clustered near a common space where homeowners meet regularly to share meals and build community.

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