From: Andrew Netherton (
Date: Wed, 27 Sep 2006 19:06:00 -0700 (PDT)
Implying cohousing is "bad business" was not the intent of my comment.
I was simply hoping that cohousing units sell favourably (good price,
quick sell), but not so much so that they invite speculation and
simply become another commodity bought and sold for profit.  I suppose
that's where approval of membership comes in, to prevent such a

Andrew Netherton
Laurel Creek Commons (forming)
Waterloo, ON, Canada

On 9/27/06, Becky Weaver <beckyweaver [at]> wrote:
Are people going to build cohousing units because it's a bad business 

  I was under the impression that there is more demand for cohousing than there are 
units that are available & affordable. How does something being unprofitable to 
its creators make it accessible to the average person?

  Becky Weaver
  Central Austin Cohousing/Kaleidoscope Village
  Austin, TX

  Andrew Netherton <andrewnetherton [at]> wrote:
  Lord forbid that people start building cohousing units because it's a
good business proposition. Shudder.

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