Modular homes in cohousing
From: Craig Ragland (
Date: Thu, 17 Jan 2008 12:00:40 -0800 (PST)
Bruce, there's a lot of interest in modular homes and building components as
one approach to increased the number of affordable cohousing homes. I expect
new information on new candidate suppliers would be of interest.

There are also a handful of existing communities that have already "gone
modular" - perhaps some of the folks from them can share here (again).

Here are a few threads from the archives

On Jan 14, 2008 12:01 PM, Bruce Shimizu <bruce [at]> wrote:

> I'm off to Idaho tomorrow to look at modular homes for an affordable
> housing
> community in Cloverdale, CA. My mission is to ferret out as many of the
> potential "hidden costs," related to modular homes as possible. Green
> features (standard & optional are also among the topics of discussion.
> Modular is preferable to "manufactured" with regard to permanent
> financing.
> Oddly enough, there are no "true" modular factories in California.
> I'll be happy to provide my findings to anyone interested in seeing them.
> Bruce K. Shimizu
> bruce [at]

Craig Ragland
Coho/US Exec. Dir.

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