Communities in Development Updates

BERKELEY MOSHAV in Berkeley, CA: a 20-25 household Jewish community that intends to be diverse in age, income, family structure, and Jewish observance and to have a kosher community kitchen. If this vision peaks your interest, contact them or attend an upcoming event to learn more.

urban-moshavGetting-It-Built Workshop on Sunday’s: April 23rd & 30th (9am-5pm, 10am-4pm). More details TBA, contact

FAIR OAKS ECOHOUSING in Fair Oaks, CA: A neighborhood of 30 homes in Fair Oaks, 18 miles east of downtown Sacramento. Actively looking for others who share their vision.

Potluck on Sunday, March 19th at 6pm in Fair Oaks (RSVP for address). First-time guests don’t need to bring a dish to the potluck. Food and drinks will be provided. Family-friendly: kids are welcome. More info here.

RSVP to Linda Tanforan at (916) 359-3742 or


FLOWER CITY COHOUSING in Rochester, NY is committed to building an multigenerational, urban community within Rochester’s city limits. Their clear path to membership is detailed online, with monthly orientation sessions available.

Discover Cohousing Orientation on Saturday, March 11th at 10am at 1010 East Avenue, near Culver in Rochester, NY. No charge, but please register by emailing or call Jane at 585-315-2406 for details.


GORGE COHOUSING in Hood River, OR envisions a neighborhood that’s safe, diverse, multigenerational, and family oriented, where people play, enjoy each other’s company, share meals, an art studio, music studio, woodworking shop, gardens and children’s play areas.

Cohousing Potluck on Saturday, March 18th in Hood River. Join the group for food and conversation. Soup, wine, tea, coffee provided. You bring the good stuff! For location and more details, email


HARRISONBURG COHOUSING in Harrisonburg, VA is actively recruiting new members for their community. Learn more on their website and Facebook page.

harrisonburgHarrisonburg Cohousing Meeting on Monday, March 13th from 5:30-8pm at Park View Mennonite Church, 1600 College Avenue, Harrisonburg, VA. Learn more here


MARIN COHOUSING in Marin, CA is forging the real relationships and commitments needed to build a community. Their goal over the next few months is to learn more about each other, establish and strengthen their community’s values, and have those honest conversations about what it really takes to “Get-It-Built.”

Cohousing Get-Together on Sunday, March 12th at 2pm in San Anselmo, CA. More details TBA. Contact


MISSION PEAK COHOUSING in Fremont, CA is establishing a multi-generational cohousing community in the Fremont area. They are actively searching for a site, continually educating themselves, and welcoming potential members.

To learn how to get involved at this crucial time and for more info on Mission Peak Cohousing’s upcoming events, email



OAKLEIGH MEADOW COHOUSING in Eugene, OR is currently seeking additional members.

oakleigh meadow TBA



PDX COMMONS in Portland, OR is a cohousing community for pro-active adults. The community is currently under construction – only a few units remain! Attend an upcoming event or visit their website for more info on joining.

pdx-logoIntro Coffee on Saturday, March 4th at 9:30am at Tabor Space, 5441 SE Belmont St., Portland. RSVP on their website.



PLACITAS SAGE in Placitas, NM is a community-in-development just east of I-25, about 15 miles north of Albuquerque and 35 miles south of Santa Fe. Currently in the process of completing a number of important design workshops to shape their 20-unit community.

PS logoPizza Night on Tuesday, March 7th at 6pm at Placitas Cafe (221 NM-165, Placitas, NM). More info here.


QUIMPER VILLAGE in Port Townsend, WA is a group of fun-loving 55-plus members whose projects has recently begun construction. Homes still available.

quimper villageOpen General Meeting on Thursday, March 9th from 1:30-3:30pm at QUUF: 2333 San Juan Avenue Port Townsend, WA. More info here.

RALEIGH COHOUSING in Raleigh, NC is group of innovative, pro-active adults seeking to aging in an old-fashioned “small-town” community in or near Raleigh. Connect with them and contribute to making this vision a reality in North Carolina!

raleigh-cohoMeet and Greet Potluck Supper on Sunday, March 5th from 6-8pm at 1125 Shadyside Drive, North Raleigh. Bring a dish to share and your beverage. RSVP: 919.345.4608 or


RAVENS’ ROOST COHOUSING in Anchorage, AK is currently under construction. Learn more on their website.

logotransparentwideOpen House on Tuesday, March 7th from 6:30-8:30pm at their site: Little Brook Street and Abbott Road, Anchorage, AK. Refreshments will be served and families are encouraged to bring children. More info here.


WASHINGTON HOUSE in West Sacramento, CA have their sights on a .59-acre property 2 blocks from Raley’s Field and Tower Bridge, and a little further to the Crocker Art Museum.

Site Tour and Neighborhood Walk on Sunday, March 5th at 11am at 4th & G Streets in West Sacramento. Afterward, join them for a group meal and further discussion at a nearby restaurant. More info here. ——————————————————————————————————————————————–

SHEPHERD VILLAGE in Shepherdstown, WV has purchased 19 acres and grown to 14 household members. Learn more on their newly updated website.



VILLAGE HEARTH COHOUSING in Durham, NC is currently gathering folks to create a new cohousing community in Durham, NC, of LGBTs, friends, & allies with the intention of aging in place in community.

VH NEWMeet & Greet/Site Visit on Saturday, March 4th at 2pm at Ricky’s NY Pizza, 5279 N Roxboro Rd, Durham, NC. More info here.

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