Formed: 2004 Established: 2007
This page last updated:11/6/2012
Creekside Commons Cohousing
Courtenay, British Columbia,
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We are a cohousing community of 36 homes with a variety of ages, genders, orientations, spiritual paths, and interests. Our values relate to living lighter on the planet and creating sustainable connections in our community and our city. Our 3500 sq ft common house provides laundry, guest rooms, meeting space, a dining room, and a large community kitchen for shared meals twice a week.
Community location is placed at the center of the zip/postal code, city/state, or city/country (not based on street addresses)
This page last updated:11/6/2012
Visitor Process: Send e-mail to our community e-mail address or to one of the contacts on our website. We require at least 48 hours notice to arrange a tour.
Canadian Cohousing Network
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):
(We have modified the consensus process to suit our needs.)
Leadership Core Group:
Labor and Money
Members have independent finances
Open to Members with Pre-existing Debt:
(Personal debt only)
(No formal process)
(Need to purchase a home to live in the community)
(monthly strata maintenance fees)
Land and Buildings
9 acres (3.6 hectares)
Land Owned By:
Percentage of Food Grown:
Share Community Meals:
Dietary Choice or Restrictions:
Diet is up to each individual
Common Spiritual Practices:
Which Spiritual Traditions(s):
Eclectic (integrates pieces from many religions)
Square Feet in Common House:
Dishlevoy & Hagerty
The community itself formed a corporation called Creekside Commons Development Inc.
Coastal Community Credit Union
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