Re: Why not?
From: Robert Hartman (
Date: Fri, 12 Nov 93 17:25 CST
> From cohousing-l [at] Fri Nov 12 15:10:59 1993
> From: Jerry Callen <jcallen [at] Think.COM>
>     ... I can't afford $175,000 for a cohousing unit, but *could*
>    afford $80,000 for an old Victorian with some like-minded people
>    (like the ones I've been living with for 5 years or so) ...
>    I don't know if two households can
>    be called "co-housing".  But whatever works.......
> I've lived in group houses, and they are TOO close for me, especially now
> that I have kids. In group houses, that closeness can make for serious
> trauma if there's any turnover. I believe that cohousing offers more
> stability.
> But, as you say, whatever works.
> -- Jerry Callen

I think that the idea of breaking up an old Victorian into flats
with a common kitchen/lounge/yard might well fit in with the idea of


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