Re: Affordable Housing, Lack of Scale, Not Building Costs
From: Ann Zabaldo (
Date: Tue, 30 Aug 2016 19:30:59 -0700 (PDT)
This Friend speaks my mind. 

Ann Zabaldo
Takoma Village Cohousing
Washington DC

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> On Aug 30, 2016, at 7:47 PM, Kathryn McCamant <kmccamant [at] 
>> wrote:
> As one who has been a cohousing buyer/resident, and a cohousing developer 
> (taking the risks, much more so than the group), and now who works with 
> communities to help them find local development partners, I must add that, 
> IMHO,  having MORE potential development partners interested in cohousing 
> would be a very good thing in making it easier for people to create and buy 
> into cohousing neighborhoods.  People want to live in these 
> community-oriented neighborhoods, but few would choose to be their own 
> developers if they truly understood the risks involved. If we want more 
> people to be able to choose this housing option, we should be cultivating 
> more developers, not chasing them away. 
> Katie 
> -- 
> Kathryn McCamant, President
> CoHousing Solutions
> T.530.478.1970  C.916.798.4755
> Nevada City Cohousing Resident
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