Re: cohousing equal access - equal opportunity?
From: R Philip Dowds (
Date: Mon, 16 Feb 2015 15:38:53 -0800 (PST)
But but but … When we moved in, we knew that some units were much bigger than 
ours, and some had yard / garden opportunities that ours did not … and we 
eventually found out that that one unit had a woodburning stove, and another 
had a whirlpool tub, and we sure didn’t.  But so what?  We want and expect 
diversity, Yes?  We did not expect absolute identity among all the units.  The 
important part for us was, Did we know what we were getting, and was this OK?


> On Feb 16, 2015, at 6:19 PM, Sharon Villines <sharon [at]> 
> wrote:
>> On Feb 16, 2015, at 6:02 PM, R Philip Dowds <rpdowds [at] 
>> <mailto:rpdowds [at]>> wrote:
>> And right there, that’s the problem:  The realtor (or the community, or the 
>> deed, or the membership manual) should have been more clear about what does 
>> or does not come with a unit.
> The deed only tells them what they are purchasing, not what other people 
> purchased or have assigned to their units. 
> Sharon

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