According to the Cohousing Association of the United Statesopens a new window, "Cohousing is an intentional community of private homes clustered around shared space. Each attached or single family home has traditional amenities, including a private kitchen. Shared spaces typically feature a common house, which may include a large kitchen and dining area, laundry, and recreational spaces. Shared outdoor space may include parking, walkways, open space, and gardens."
There are three cohousing cooperatives in Tucson.
"Co-housing idea brings new way of life to Tucson." Arizona Daily Star. May 25, 1998. Page B1
"Co-housing group aims to blend private, shared facilities." Arizona Daily Star. April 7, 1996. Page G1.
"Co-housing talk is Friday.” Arizona Daily Star. 22 April 1998. Page C2.
"Ideal neighborhood: Group sets out to create its own perfect haven." Arizona Daily Star. 16 March 1997, Page H1.
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