Formed: 2003 Established: 2008
This page last updated:1/10/2013
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Arboretum Cohousing offers 40 new and retrofit homes in the midst of a tree-filled neighborhood. We're located next to the UW Arboretum and the Vilas Park Zoo, in walking distance to downtown Madison, University of Wisconsin-Madison, and Edgewood College.
Our two new multi-family buildings with 29 new homes opened in fall 2008. The common house is six thousand sq ft and includes a community kitchen, large dining room, music lounge, kids' play space, TV room, office, common laundry, a suite of two guest rooms, storage units, and exercise room. Two additional guest rooms are in another building.
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This page last updated:1/10/2013
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Statement of Housing Non-discrimination:
Our community does not discriminate in regards to housing based on race/color, national origin, religion, sex/gender, family status (i.e. having children, not having children, or being pregnant), disability, marital status, sexual orientation, ancestry, source of income, age, creed, personal appearance, political affiliation, HIV infection, military/veteran status, unfavorable military discharge, gender identity or expression, receiving public assistance, or being the victim of domestic abuse.
Members(adults and children):
Leadership Core Group:
(Board of Directors w/President)
Labor and Money
Members have independent finances
(Four hours per month work commitment)
(Purchase a home)
(Monthly fees, vary by home)
Land and Buildings
2.1 acres (0.8 hectares)
Land Owned By:
(Legally organized as a condominium association.)
Number of Residences:
(31 units in 3 new buildings; the rest are existing homes)
Percentage of Food Grown:
Share Community Meals:
Dietary Choice or Restrictions:
Diet is up to each individual
Common Spiritual Practices:
Which Spiritual Traditions(s):
Ecumenical (includes "all religions")
(Some interest in home schooling)
Square Feet in Common House:
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Current editor(s): arbcoho, hoymand, annmariabell, eckluk
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