affordable, rental cohousing! (No. Calif.)
From: Donna Freiermuth (
Date: Fri, 11 Jul 2008 09:54:22 -0700 (PDT)
More information about the Sabastopol project can be found in the article
Brad wrote last year for /Cohousing Magazine/. It's here:


Cohousing Magazine

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Date: Thu, 10 Jul 2008 13:49:10 -0700
From: "Eris Weaver" <eris [at]>
Subject: [C-L]_ affordable, rental cohousing! (No. Calif.)
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I am forwarding this information from someone not on this list -- if you have 
questions about the application procedure, please contact Caitlin Fischer at 
Affordable Housing Associates (510-376-0422, CFischer [at], rather 
than me!

As far as I know this is the first attempt at creating an all-affordable, all-rental 
cohousing project. McCamant & Durrett were the architects; Brad Gunkel of M&D 
gave a presentation about this project at the recent Cohousing Conference in Waltham, 
MA. (Disclaimer: I am working as a consultant on this

Sebastopol is in Sonoma County, California -- about an hour north of San 

The application period is fairly short, so if you or someone you know is
interested and qualified, act quickly!


Petaluma Avenue Homes is an innovative housing development under
construction in downtown Sebastopol, CA that will bring together affordable,
accessible rentals and cohousing principles. It will feature 45 1-bedroom,
2-bedroom and 3-bedroom units available for individuals and families.
The rents will range from $437 ? $1,213 and will be set based on income.
Download an application:
Call (510) 376-0422 with any questions or if you would like a paper
application mailed to you.

Application deadline: July 31, 2008

Eris Weaver, Facilitator & Group Process Consultant
eris [at]

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