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.



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.

Site Tour on Sunday, April 29th at 10:30am at the Fair Oaks Coffeehouse at 10223 Fair Oaks Blvd. The tour will last about an hour, with an optional lunch afterwards at the Siam Patio Restaurant or the Smokey Oaks Tavern. 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, April 29th at 10am at 1010 East Avenue, near Culver in Rochester, NY. No charge, but please register by April 1st 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.

Community Potluck on Sunday, April 30th at 4:30pm in Parkdale, OR. Interested people can contact to RSVP and get directions.


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

harrisonburgCohousing Meeting on Monday, May 8th from 5:30-8:00pm 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.”

Summer Get-Together on Saturday, June 17th at 4pm. 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


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-logoSoup & Such on Saturday, April 29th at 9:30am at the food carts across from our building (still under construction) at SE 43rd and Belmont, Portland. Come join for an informal gathering, get a bite to eat or a drink, and find out all about PDX Commons! 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 villageGeneral Open Meeting on Saturday, April 29th from 10am-12pm. By attending one of our open general meetings, you can meet members and associates and see how Dynamic Governance is used to conduct meetings. 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-cohoAging Successfully Workshop (SG1) from Wednesday, April 5th to Wednesday, May 10th from 7-9pm (6 weeks of Wednesday’s). More info here.


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

logotransparentwideOpen House on Sunday, April 30th from 2-5pm at their site: Little Brook Street and Abbott Road, Anchorage, AK. Join for an open house to see the available homes as well as the common house, playroom, workshop, and guest rooms. More info here.


SPOKANE COHOUSING in Spokane, WA is building a sustainable approach to neighborhood living in eastern Washington. Learn more on their Facebook page.

Spokane Cohousing Presentation on Friday, April 28th from 6-7:30pm at Unitarian Universalist Church: 4340 W Fort George Wright Dr, Spokane, WA. Learn more 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 & Neighborhood Walk on Sunday, May 7th at 11am at 4th & G Streets in West Sacramento. RSVP to 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 NEWCohousing Open House Day Tour on Saturday, April 29th from 12-4pm at 1000 Infinity Rd, Durham, NC. Members and Friends of the Hearth will welcome you to the site with a bonfire & S’mores, tours of the land, sharing of the floor plans and the good energy of the space. More info here.

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