Re: Use of Common Space
From: Marta Vanegas, Concordia Organizer (adminconcordiacohousing.org)
Date: Fri, 16 Sep 2005 11:30:58 -0700 (PDT)
Norm, 

You wrote:

"Each condominium home is already entitled to one free
parking space. Only extra ones need to be paid for.

Both the extra parking spaces and the private-use areas are community-owned 
land. I think that there is a double standard here where parking spaces must be 
paid for, but private-use areas behind people's homes are free."

IMHO, there is no double standard here:  the private-use area behind people's 
homes is analogous to their one free parking space that is provided with no 
charge.  If one of the households would want to carve out more private-use 
garden than the size allotted to each households, they should pay extra for 
that.



Marta R. Vanegas
Community Organizer
Concordia Cohousing
admin [at] concordiacohousing.org
www.concordiacohousing.org

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