Formed: 1992 Established: 1998
This page last updated:5/12/2013
Asheville, North Carolina,
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Westwood is an intentional community in Asheville, North Carolina, nestled in a wooded setting with 24 clustered dwellings and a common house in the center of the community. The buildings have central radiant-floor heating, a hot-water system with solar collectors on the common-house roof, and landscaping according to permaculture principles.
Community location is placed at the center of the zip/postal code, city/state, or city/country (not based on street addresses)
Former/Other Names: Westwood CoHousing Homeowners Association
This page last updated:5/12/2013
Visitor Process: Members will give one-hour tours at mutually convenient pre-arranged times for visitors. We request a donation of $5/adult for customized tours, as an acknowledgement of members' time away from their busy schedules. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org to arrange for a tour and receive directions to Westwood.
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):
Open to new members:
(when a house is for sale)
Leadership Core Group:
Labor and Money
Members have independent finances
Open to Members with Pre-existing Debt:
(four hours a month)
(Assessments are collected for the operating and reserve budgets)
Land and Buildings
4 acres (1.6 hectares)
Land Owned By:
Percentage of Food Grown:
Share Community Meals:
Dietary Choice or Restrictions:
Diet is up to each individual
(Prohibited in the Common House)
Common Spiritual Practices:
Which Spiritual Traditions(s):
Ecumenical (includes "all religions")
Westwood Cohousing Development Corporation
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