Re: quick definition
From: Judy Baxter (
Date: Fri, 25 Jun 1999 10:39:59 -0500
>> When someone asks, "What is cohousing?" is there a
>> short (preferably one sentence) answer

I say,

"the quick definition is: It's like a condo complex (tho may be single family
homes, townhomes, apartments,  whatever) with a LOT more common facilities AND
the *intention* to be involved with your neighbors."

then we go on from there.

Judy Baxter, Monterey Cohousing Community,(MoCoCo) Twin Cities Area, Mpls.,MN
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