Re: entrepreneurial cohousing
From: Philip Dowds (rphilipdowdsme.com)
Date: Thu, 21 Jun 2018 05:53:52 -0700 (PDT)
Not sure how much energy we should invest in owning the word “cohousing”.  As I 
indicated earlier … A much more serious problem is that of the mis-use, 
over-use, and abuse of the word “sustainable”:  Chronic abuse tricks us into 
thinking we’re doing something, when we’re not.

Thanks,
RPD

> On Jun 21, 2018, at 8:31 AM, Ann Zabaldo <zabaldo [at] earthlink.net> wrote:
> 
> Thanks Alan!
> 
> I’m sure this is just a misuse of the term “Cohousing“ – you can see how 
> fragile the term is in the English language and can be so easily be 
> appropriated to describe so many different levels of housing and people. 
> After all it’s only a misuse of the term to us. The people using this term 
> believe they are simply being creative. Anyway I think it behooves us when we 
> see this kind of use to follow up. Often this can just be a comment in the 
> comment section of an article that’s been published. But in this case the 
> press release had no comment section. 
> 
> I might just call the phone number listed in the press release and see if I 
> can talk to somebody. That is if I have a free minute today. :-)
> 
> Ann Zabaldo
> Takomavillage Cohousing
> Washington DC
> 
> 
> 
> Sent from my iPhone
> All tiipos ... curtesy of Siri  :-)
> 
>> On Jun 21, 2018, at 8:08 AM, Alan O'Hashi via Cohousing-L <cohousing-l [at] 
>> cohousing.org> wrote:
>> 
>> Ann - Now I'm curious. Sounds to me like some sort of 'live-work' thing, 
>> with homeowners using the 'common house', in part, as a co-working space for 
>> their home occupations or space for expanded home occupations into 
>> businesses. The HOA may manage the space by recruiting either for ownership 
>> or rent some "anchor" businesses to keep the HOA fees lower.
>> I'll check with the Florida Housing Coalition.ThanksAlan O. 
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