Innovating Seniors Housing – Free Downloads

Now available as free downloads! innovating_seniors_housing_cover_0Four linked publications to support you to create senior cohousing wherever you live.

The main publication, Innovating Seniors Housing, comes in two forms: (1) (right) the colourful Primer – an overview of the other three publications, and, (2) (below) the complete publication.complete_guide_0

Two additional publications extract the How-To sections of the complete publication.

One focuses on how to create new build cohousing. The other describes how to retrofit existing multifamily residential housing to add cohousing principles.

The authors are founding directors of the Canadian Senior Cohousing Society. They produced the guide in partnership with the Community Social Planning Council, with generous support from the BC Real Estate Foundation.

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One Response to Innovating Seniors Housing – Free Downloads

  1. It is great to find a name for what I thought I had invented;cohousing. I am being facetious here as any financial institutions,provincial housing departments,seniors departments,dismissed the idea as:”no one would buy a house that is off grid”,or,the design is too small,or the road is not nice enough,and you have no experience in developing and you are old! Well, maybe they didn’t say that last one,but they were thinking it. Lescachesinchester;four 1000 sq. ft. homes on one acre lots. Active lifestyle in Chester,Nova Scotia. Check it out. Looking at a cost for house and land for $250K.
    East Coast Modern prefab house design.

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