Re: Age-restricted access to common house?
From: Beverly Jones Redekop (beverly.jones.redekopgmail.com)
Date: Sun, 20 Nov 2016 10:07:54 -0800 (PST)
Is it rare to have a separate, locked common house? Is it more common to
have homes open into a common house/atrium space?

On Sat, Nov 19, 2016, 5:25 PM Beverly Jones Redekop <
beverly.jones.redekop [at] gmail.com> wrote:

> Do the ten-year-olds cause mayhem and destruction (more so than residents
> 13+?). I think I want to advocate to drop our age restriction, but I am
> open to learning from other communities that age restrictions are helpful.
>
> Currently, our code gets changed each time someone under 13 learns it.
>
> On Sat, Nov 19, 2016, 2:35 PM R Philip Dowds <rpdowds [at] comcast.net> wrote:
>
>
> We’ve experimented with restricting our keypad code to “adult members”,
> but after a while, we note it being used by 10-year-olds, the cleaning
> crew, the plumber, and friends visiting from another State.  Good luck to
> you.
>
> Thanks,
> Philip Dowds
> Cornerstone Village Cohousing
> Cambridge, MA
>
> > On Nov 19, 2016, at 4:29 PM, Beverly Jones Redekop <
> beverly.jones.redekop [at] gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> > I live in Groundswell Cohousing at Yarrow Ecovillage in BC, Canada, and
> our
> > common house is a separate building with keypad access. The code used to
> be
> > shared with all residents, but for awhile now (perhaps a year?), it has
> > been restricted to residents aged 13 and older.
> >
> > Which residents get access to the common house in your communities?
>
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