|Re: divvy up commons cost||<– Date –> <– Thread –>|
|From: Fred H Olson -- WB0YQM (FRED%JWHVX.CIS.UMN.EDU)|
|Date: Wed, 10 Nov 93 18:27 CST|
>Nancy Wight asked me about ideas on sharing the commons cost - We initially >said we would share acquisition cost (including development costs) >proportionally to size (sq feet) of units - i.e. if I have 1200 sq feet and the >total residential sq feet is 24000,then I have 1200/24000=5% if costs of common >space. And then the plan was to divide up operating costs on the basis of # >adults in the family. > >Don't know if this will stay the same - these were initial ideas. > We agonised over this, and finaly came up with a sliding scale for the share of building common property, larger residences pay more but not in direct proportion to the house size. A smilar scale will be used for capital maintenance. On running costs we expect to pay an amount per person. John Willson Cascade Co-Housing, Hobart, Australia JOHN.WILLSON [at] DELM.TAS.GOV.AU
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