|Re: Mini-Cohousing||<– Date –> <– Thread –>|
|From: Fred H Olson (fholsoncohousing.org)|
|Date: Thu, 30 Jul 2009 04:14:05 -0700 (PDT)|
Signe e <ishtar_767 [at] yahoo.com> is the author of the message below. It was posted by Fred, the Cohousing-L list manager <fholson [at] cohousing.org> after deleting long quote. -------------------- FORWARDED MESSAGE FOLLOWS -------------------- Hi, I have been reading most of the posts on this subject and would like to chime in.Â During the course of my recent research project in the area of shared housing among older adults I discovered a wonderful book entitled:Â "The Sharing Solution How to Save Money, Simplify Your Life, and Build Community" by Janelle Orsi and Emily Doskow.Â This book includes chapters addressing the legal aspects of shared housing. Secondly,Â articles on this subject have appeared in mainstream publications: http://www.aarpmagazine.org/lifestyle/the_new_housemates.html Women Turn to Alternative Housing to Meet Retirement Needs -- by Lisa Scherzer in SmartMoney September 21, 2007 http://www.smartmoney.com/personal-finance/retirement/women-turn-to-alternative-housing-to-meet-retirement-needs-21857/ Meet the Real Golden Girls by Mary Beth Franklin, Senior Editor for Kiplinger May 2007 http://www.kiplinger.com/magazine/archives/2007/05/mystory.html This is definitely a hot housing trend that will have folks taking notice. Signe Former Trillium Hollow Cohousing resident, currently living in a house share arrangement in Portland Oregon ================================ --- On Wed, 7/29/09, Sharon Villines <sharon [at] sharonvillines.com> wrote: From: Sharon Villines <sharon [at] sharonvillines.com> Subject: Re: [C-L]_ Mini-Cohousing To: "Cohousing-L" <cohousing-l [at] cohousing.org> Date: Wednesday, July 29, 2009, 12:28 PM > Alex Kent <alex.m.kent [at] comcast.net> > > But I'm still unsure of the best way to get the word out.Â PioneerÂ > Valley Cohousing started with one of the founding member's placing an ad > inÂ the local papers in 1989.Â We'll continue to put up flyers.Â Any > otherÂ ideas? The standard responses remain: flyers, flyers, flyers. In UnitarianÂ churches, Ethical Culture, possibly Quaker. Chiropractor's offices,Â food coops, coffees shops. Perhaps coop nursery schools and day careÂ ...
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