Re: contents of cohousing - non resident members
From: Elizabeth Magill (pastorlizmgmail.com)
Date: Wed, 11 Nov 2020 07:52:56 -0800 (PST)
Isn't this question the opposite?
Does anyone limit the participation of *non-resident* owners?

Liz

On Wed, Nov 11, 2020 at 9:58 AM Mac Thomson via Cohousing-L <
cohousing-l [at] cohousing.org> wrote:

> This is a curious conversation to me. We make no effort to limit renters
> in their participation in our community. In fact we welcome it and even
> require it — that is, we require renters to become community members, just
> like we require owners to become community members. What we don’t want is
> for people to be living here who are not engaged in the community. Before
> we built Heartwood, we toured other communities and saw that was a problem
> for some. They had renters who were simply there for the convenience and
> not participating in the community and that caused problems.
>
> All members here, whether renters or owners, are treated equally. They can
> participate in all decision making, are expected to complete the same work
> expectations, and are welcome at all community functions.
>
> For more info, check out our Membership agreement <
> https://www.heartwoodcohousing.com/membership.html>.
> https://www.heartwoodcohousing.com/membership.html
>
> --
> Mac Thomson
>
> Heartwood Cohousing
> Southwest Colorado
> http://www.heartwoodcohousing.com
>
>
> "A cult is a religion with no political power."
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>
>
> > On Nov 10, 2020, at 6:48 PM, CJ Q <homeschoolvideo [at] gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> > Hi all,
> > If non resident members are still paying dues and do not have residents
> in
> > their house, can the cohousing community legally limit what services the
> > non-resident uses? For example, can they still participate in certain
> > meetings and non-conflict resolution meetings?  At least to see how the
> > leader runs it to learn from them?  I"m wondering how much they can limit
> > someone.
> >
> > Thanks,
> > Carol
> > (house still up for rent - get to know the community before you move in,
> I
> > wish I had.  Some groups fit your personality better than others.)
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-Liz
(The Rev. Dr.) Elizabeth Mae Magill
Pastor, Ashburnham Community Church
Minister to the Affiliates, Ecclesia Ministries
www.elizabethmaemagill.com
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