Re: Urban Affordable Cooperative Cohousing Developments
From: Diane (dianeclairegmail.com)
Date: Sun, 8 Feb 2009 16:40:52 -0800 (PST)
Cambridge Cohousing has two affordable units owned by the Cambridge Housing
Authority and one first time homebuyers unit.   Does that fit your needs?

Diane

On Sun, Feb 8, 2009 at 7:21 PM, Mabel Liang <mabel [at] twomeeps.com> wrote:

>
> Jennifer,
>
> I don't know how urban you think Amherst is.  When we were first looking
> into cohousing we visited Pomeroy Lane Cooperative, a 25 unit limited
> equity, mixed income cooperative in Amherst with 4 units set aside for
> persons with cognitive disabilities.  It's not cohousing, but it has some
> common facilities.  You can find them via Google.
>
> The cohousing developments in Cambridge (Cornerstone Village and Cambridge
> Cohousing) and Boston (Jamaica Plain Cohousing) have affordable units, but
> they are not cooperatives.
>
> -- Mabel :-)
>
> Mabel Liang
> mabel [at] twomeeps.com
> Software Engineer turned Gardener
> Cornerstone Village Cohousing
> Cambridge, MA
>
> ---------------------------- Original Message ----------------------------
> Subject: [C-L]_ Urban Affordable Cooperative Cohousing Developments
> From:    "Jennifer" <jms1970us [at] yahoo.com>
> Date:    Thu, February 5, 2009 7:08 pm
> To:      Cohousing-L [at] cohousing.org
> --------------------------------------------------------------------------
>
>
> >
> > Hello,
> >
> > I’m a graduate student at the University of Massachusetts, and I’m
> > completing my degree in regional planning.  My master’s thesis research
> > is on urban affordable cooperative cohousing developments.  I am looking
> > for information about urban affordable cohousing and
> cooperative/cohousing
> > hybrid developments possibly in the New England or New York metro areas.
> >
> > Right now, I know of Sawyer Hill Cohousing in Berlin, MA, which has
> > affordable units in their development, but it isn't in an urban
> community,
> > and I know about Greenway Park Cohousing in Chicago, which has affordable
> > units in an urban area, but isn’t in the New England or New York metro
>  > area.  Any information about cohousing developments that fit at least
> two
> > of the above requirements would be helpful.
> >
> > Thanks so much for your help,
> >
> > Jennifer Siciliano
> >
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