|Re: Combined Development?||<– Date –> <– Thread –>|
|From: David M. Dobkin (dmdobkinpacbell.net)|
|Date: Wed, 13 May 1998 17:50:41 -0500|
William Germino wrote: > > Does anyone know of any housing developments where both > cohousing and a subdivision were combined on the same property and > developed in tandem? We have a situation where different people are > interested in each type. Is it possible to combine the development > even if the cohousing part operates on its own after construction? > What do you see as the potential issues (such as zoning) with the > idea? Thanks for your input! > > Bill Germino > TCN webmaster > Norwood, MA, where we are in the early stages of a cohousing development Bill- It is my understanding that Muir Commons in Davis was developed in this manner. The developer of a subdivision was informed by the (city council?) that she needed an affordable housing component. A cohousing group already existed, saw the opportunity and they linked up. After development, the cohocom stood on its own as Muir Commons. David Dobkin, Noname,aka Berkeley Cohousing.
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