For Reference

Where to Begin?
Visit our Getting Started page
Host a Getting it Built Workshop in your community
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Go Online
The Cohousing Association of the United States (Coho US) is a National nonprofit that acts as an educational platform and sounding board for those both interested in and living in cohousing. Coho US hosts the best directory of existing and forming communities.

Short videos offer an excellent cohousing intro for those interested in your proposed community. See our recommended cohousing videos page.

Visit Built Communities
Coho US: Cohousing Bus Tours

Some Useful Books
Creating Cohousing: Building Sustainable Communities
Senior Cohousing: A Community Approach to Independent Living
*Spanish Language Version HERE
Finding a Site
Growing Community: How to Find New Cohousing Members
Architecture for an Ageing Population
Pocket Neighborhoods
The Village Effect
Cultural Creatives
Learned Optimism
Not Your Mother’s Retirement
Rightsizing Your Life
With a Little Help From Our Friends
The Wisdom of Group Decisions
Happy City: Transforming Our Lives Through Urban Design
Head Heart & Hands: Lessons in Community Building



For Design Services
Visit McCamant & Durrett Architects