|Re: Affordable CoHousing||<– Date –> <– Thread –>|
|From: Fred-List manager (fholsoncohousing.org)|
|Date: Wed, 21 Apr 2021 08:21:36 -0700 (PDT)|
Zev Paiss <zevpaiss [at] gmail.com> is the author of the message below. It was posted by Fred, the Cohousing-L list manager <fholson [at] cohousing.org> after deleting quoted digest and restoring subject line. Digest subscribers, please delete most of quoted digest and restore subject line when replying. NOTE: Digest subscribers can make replying easier by using "auto folders" particularly Gmail and Outlook users. See http://justcomm.org/jc-faq.htm#Q6.5 -------------------- FORWARDED MESSAGE FOLLOWS -------------------- Diane, First off we do not vote. Second we go through an elaborate process approved by the City wher we meet and review applicants and pass along our recommendations to the seller who makes the actual decision. Zev Paiss Boulder, CO 720-925-5161 On Mon, 19 Apr 2021 Diana Carroll <dianaecarroll [at] gmail.com> wrote: >Zev, the unusual and discomfiting is the part where the neighbors get to >vote on who gets to buy. That practice...does not have a good history in >our country. > >When Mosaic first started selling units, the town ran a lottery as to who >could buy the affordable units. We didn't get to pick them. (Not that there >actually WAS a lottery because there were fewer buyers than units because >2008. :( ). Now that it's resales, the seller can pick which offer to >accept, just like with any other sale. (In reality, that doesn't >happen...it's very hard to qualify to buy one of the affordable units, so >the odds that there would be two qualified buyers at once is very very >low.) We, the condo association, never get to pick who gets to buy a house, >which is exactly as it should be. > >Diana
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