Cohousing


Raising Troubled Children in Cohousing

Posted on November 19, 2019 by

When the antisocial behavior of adopted boys at Takoma Village Cohousing begins to impact the larger community, their parents find open communication essential in identifying a path forward.


The Sting of Discrimination: When Polyamory Is Considered a ā€œRed Flagā€

Posted on June 25, 2019 by
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Previously on the path to community acceptance, an applicant experiences for the first time ā€œthe direct sting of bigotry, the shock of exclusion based on stereotypesā€ when her family is denied on the basis of polyamory.


Life in De Kersentuin: Research in a Dutch cohousing community

Posted on June 10, 2019 by

Student researcher from the University of Amsterdam, Yannick Kiesel, shares the core findings of his Masters Thesis on life in a cohousing community. The research illustrates a new holistic view… Read More


Best Films for InspirationšŸŒ±šŸŒŽšŸ¤øšŸ¾ā€ā™€ļø

Posted on March 19, 2019 by

From urban cohousing to rural commune, journey throughout European ecovillages or bicycle across the United States. Get started on these documentary films today for the BEST inspiration on creating sustainable… Read More


Post a Review of Season I of Planet Community

Posted on March 15, 2019 by
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What did you think about this exploration of community? The web film adventure of Season 1 of Planet Community was possible thanks to the over $11,000 donated from 135 supporters,… Read More

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Job Opening: Marketing & Outreach Coordinator for CoHousing Solutions

Posted on February 4, 2019 by

Would you love to use your marketing and social media skills to benefit communities? Apply to become our Marketing & Outreach Coordinator! If you have marketing, graphic design, and administrative… Read More

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3 Neighboring Communities host 300+ People!

Posted on January 23, 2019 by

What if we shared more meals? Not to mention all of the hours planning, shopping, preparing, and cleaning up for meals! What if we shared more tasks? And how about… Read More


Cohousing is… Quotes from Cohousers

Posted on September 17, 2018 by

Quotes from Cohousers Cohousing is… “… a challenging task, with pitfalls (and perseverance), with laughter and hugs (or nods and drawing into oneself), with food and nurturing (or caution and… Read More


Cohousing Makes You Happier

Posted on August 20, 2018 by

  Loneliness kills. This is what new evidence suggests from a range of reputable institutions and studies, to bolster that likely feeling in your gut about this. To clarify, loneliness… Read More


Cohousing Conferences in 2018!

Posted on March 6, 2018 by

      Cohousing Conferences in 2018! Regional Cohousing ConferenceĀ ā€“ Boulder CO Canadian Cohousing ConferenceĀ ā€“ Vancouver BC Regional Cohousing ConferenceĀ ā€“ Amherst MA by Sky Blue, FICĀ Executive Directory The FIC is… Read More


A Q&A With Eris Weaver About Cohousing And Politics

Posted on March 16, 2017 by

This is an interview with Eris Weaver, a presenter at theĀ National Cohousing Conference in Nashville May 19-21. Eris will be leadingĀ several workshops and at the event, including Cohousers in PoliticsĀ and… Read More


An Interview With Alice Alexander About The National Cohousing Conference

Posted on March 2, 2017 by

This is an interview with Alice Alexander, Executive Director of the Cohousing Association of the United StatesĀ and co-founder of theĀ Durham Central Park Cohousing Community in North Carolina. She took some… Read More


Don’t Miss The National Cohousing Conference May 19-21 in Nashville!

Posted on February 6, 2017 by

Each year, the Cohousing Association of the United States hosts a national conference for those participating in or interested in the cohousing movement. This year’s conference will take place May… Read More


Bridge Meadows Brings Foster Children Into Intentional Community

Posted on January 12, 2017 by
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For many intentional communities and cohousing projects, being “intergenerational” is a core value and long-term goal. Parents envision themselves raising children with the support of other community members. Elderly residents… Read More


Interactive Documentary “One Shared House” Packs a Punch

Posted on January 2, 2017 by

It’s not often that we hear the story of an intentional community told by someone who grew up in one. And it’s even less common for that story to be… Read More


Cohousing Conference in Boulder: “The Good, the Bad and the Ugly”

Posted on August 30, 2014 by

Regional Cohousing Conference “The Good, the Bad & the Ugly” Ā The Cohousing Association Of The United States A Sister Organization of the FIC Announcing A Cohousing Regional Event September 26… Read More


Northeast Regional Cohousing Summit

Posted on August 5, 2013 by

We’re Having a Cohousing Party and You’re Invited! Cohousing communities in the Northeast are gathering Sept 28-29 in Cambridge MA for a weekend of connection, camaraderie, and community. Registration for… Read More


Intergenerational Cohousing

Posted on March 18, 2013 by

Intergenerational Cohousing Some may assume that if retirees are moving into a community or shared housing, it must consist only of other retirees. However, “some older adults are challenging that… Read More