|Re: Rental Cohousing?||<– Date –> <– Thread –>|
|From: Joanie Connors (jvcphdgmail.com)|
|Date: Thu, 28 May 2009 06:57:44 -0700 (PDT)|
Dear Harold & Sandra,You describe a beautiful vision, but it will be tough to really make that into a community because the house and property are in your names. The power dynamics will always reflect that.
Have you studied consensus decision making? What if someone disagrees with you? How will money and remodeling costs be managed?
I wish you the best, but please do some research! Good luck, Joanie Connors Silver City, NM----- Original Message ----- From: "Harold Shapiro" <hmshapiro2010 [at] gmail.com>
To: "Cohousing list serve" <cohousing-l [at] cohousing.org> Sent: Wednesday, May 27, 2009 11:24 AM Subject: [C-L]_ Rental Cohousing Opportunity Rent or ‘rent to own’ As we have read through the letters from potential cohousers we note the frustration of those desiring the opportunity to rent, or a general frustration with the lack of available options that fit a variety of personal reasons. We offer a potential solution to this situation: The launching of an ElderFire House in Los Angeles. We are the owners of a magnificent home with adjacent buildable land in the midst of one of Los Angeles' most desirable neighborhoods. This is not an ordinary home or property; it is considered an architectural treasure of this community. The home, used as a house share, can readily be divided into four private units. There is a large kitchen, a common room and other common spaces. Other units could eventually be built on the adjacent land bringing the total units up to eleven. Our vision for this property will be to launch an Elderfire cohousing community. Today we are ready to home share with three other individuals or couples with whom we share a common vision and values and who are committed to being active participants in the evolutionary process of this community. Interested? This is an opportunity to participate in both the planning and the benefits of living in community, enjoying the qualities of community that so many of us have or look forward to within the traditional cohousing model. Let us know if you find this idea compatible enough with your dreams and wishes to step forward now and help initiate the process. Go to our website www.elderfirecommunities.com and/or communicate directly with us and let us fan the flames of community in Southern California. We look forward to hearing from you. Harold and Sandra Shapiro (818)378-0500 hmshapiro2010 [at] gmail.com _________________________________________________________________ Cohousing-L mailing list -- Unsubscribe, archives and other info at: http://www.cohousing.org/cohousing-L/
- Rental Cohousing Opportunity Harold Shapiro, May 27 2009
- Re: Rental Cohousing Opportunity Bob Morrison, May 29 2009
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