articles and links

Visit the links below if you are looking for resources on cohousing:

articles

The Consensus Decision Process in Cohousing

The Group Process A Cohousing community is a community of equals - no matter how diverse its members may be in age, background, education or ability. The more we learn about making decisions as equals, [...]

Where it all Began: Cohousing in Denmark

by Danny Milman, The CoHousing Company, ca 1994 The first attempt to build a Danish cohousing community began in the winter of 1964 when Danish architect Jan Gudmand-Hoyer gathered a group of friends to discuss [...]

helpful links

Cohousing Organizations

The Cohousing Association of the US – “The Cohousing Association of the United States (Coho/US) is an organization whose purpose is to promote and encourage the cohousing concept, support both individuals and groups in creating communities, provide assistance to completed groups for improving their systems for living together in community, and provide networking opportunities for those involved or interested in cohousing.”

Cohousing Mailing List

The Cohousing Association of the US – “Cohousing-L is the Cohousing Association of the United States’s mailing list for over 500 participants from more than 60 different cohousing groups around North America and abroad. Our mailing list generates around 100 high quality postings per month, jam-packed with anecdotes, suggestions, updates, and the priceless collective wisdom of the online cohousing community.”

Intentional Community and Cooperative Living

Intentional Communities –  “Intentional Community is an inclusive term for ecovillages, cohousing, residential land trusts, communes, student co-ops, urban housing cooperatives and other related projects and dreams […] We provide important information and access to crucial resources for seekers of community, existing and forming communities, and other friends of community.”

Canadian Co-op Network – “This Network is a one-stop community for co-operatives, service organizations and people interested in joining a housing co-op.”

Co-operative Housing Federation of Canada – “CHF Canada is the nation-wide umbrella organization for co-op housing and Canada’s link with co-op housing around the world.”