The Cohousing model is an intentional community of like-minded people. The model focuses on equitable and sustainable living, creating more sustainable lifestyle.
Anyone can join a Cohousing scheme although you will be required to be actively involved in the scheme and to subscribe to the ethos of the scheme.
No, but a Board would benefit from a variety of skilled local people such as district councilors, parish councilors, community members, land owners and professionals like town planners, accountants or solicitors.
Schemes across the UK and Europe delivered new homes, business enterprises, space for work, education and food production. Homes can be mixed tenure.
Form a group of like-minded people with similar ideas and objectives. Then, the group must work towards being legally incorporated to hold the asset by becoming either of:
Further details are available from UK Cohousing but all emerging Cohousing should seek independent legal advice.
Yes, there are a few schemes throughout England. More details are available from UK Cohousing.