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Anchorage Joins the Cohousing Movement

After five years of development, the Ravens' Roost Cohousing in Anchorage is now a reality. There are approximately 163 cohousing communities in the United States.
December 28, 2016, 11am PST | urbanguy
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Anchorage Dispatch News journalist Hope Miller writes:

Most of the people in 25 households at Ravens' Roost have moved into their private homes. The development sits on a 6.2-acre plot of land in South Anchorage off Abbott Road.

Residents own their homes but also co-own shared spaces, including a 3,800-square-foot common house where a dinner was in full swing on a recent frigid evening. The common house has a large kitchen that flows into a dining area, a kids' play space, a living room with a library, guest rooms and an optional shared laundry area (laundry hookups are also in the homes). The common house connects to an atrium that contains 12 condo-style homes. The homes' front doors open into the atrium, creating opportunity for spontaneous interactions, residents say.

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Published on Saturday, December 24, 2016 in Anchorage Dispatch News
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