Re-Forming Formed: 2009 Established: 2009
This page last updated:3/3/2012
Olympia Cooperative Housing Association
(SW Washington, 90 min. from Ocean, 60 min. from Mt. Rainier)
Boston Harbor, Washington,
(2nd coop housing option)
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A feasibility study funded by the NW Cooperative Development Center/USDA was completed in September 2010. Current evolution is a non-profit called the Olympia Cooperative Housing Association.
One current openings in cooperative property with childcare/preschool.
Status: Cooperative property is being used for childcare/preschool.
Former/Other Names: Olympia Housing Cooperative: Equity Access Project
This page last updated:3/3/2012
Visitors Not Accepted
Visitor Process: Contact firstname.lastname@example.org to apply for preschool intern or student teacher resident position.
Fellowship for Intentional Community
Statement of Housing Non-discrimination:
Because our housing is a single housing unit and requires the sharing of bathroom, kitchen and common space membership/residency may be restricted based on sex/gender in accordance with the law. Our community does not discriminate based on race/color, national origin, religion, 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 domestic abuse.
Members(adults and children):
(two households -one is childcare/preschool)
(No formal membership established.)
Open to new members:
(Interested in working in preschool as intern or student teacher)
By majority rule
Leadership Core Group:
Labor and Money
Members have independent finances
(shared utilities/rent/some meals)
Open to Members with Pre-existing Debt:
(reasonable/manageable by individual)
(preschool hours -weekly chores -seasonal upkeep-gardening)
(to be determined)
Land and Buildings
(houses in two locales)
Land Owned By:
Individual community member(s)
(2 home owners)
Number of Residences:
(intent to build additional living units)
(purposefully creating an accessible alternative)
Percentage of Food Grown:
(kitchen garden -herbs)
Share Community Meals:
Dietary Choice or Restrictions:
Diet is up to each individual
(generally food coop members)
(at hosted gatherings, dinners)
(none with current members)
Common Spiritual Practices:
Which Spiritual Traditions(s):
(Quaker, Judeao-Christian, Budhist)
Private school at the community
(enrolling children at this time)
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