Forming Formed: 2010
This page last updated:7/20/2010
Amity Highlands Ecovillage Cohousing
For community minded folks to share in establishing an eco-friendly cooperative neighborhood for spirited friendships and wilderness protection. This neighborhood surrounds a mile-square, state-owned, wilderness area which has a community supported nature center, a private wilderness school for kids, a horse farm,and a town owned community farm. Prospective members can purchase existing homes or build new homes in the neighborhood. This is just outside New Haven and only eight miles from Yale.
This page last updated:7/20/2010
(Make own accomodations)
Visitor Process: Contact a member
Statement of Housing Non-discrimination:
Our community does not provide land or housing and is therefore not subject to fair housing laws.
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:
Labor and Money
Members have independent finances
Open to Members with Pre-existing Debt:
(If no burden to community)
(toward small common expenses)
Land and Buildings
2 acres (0.8 hectares)
(plus wilderness protection)
Land Owned By:
Individual community member(s)
Number of Residences:
(plans to purchase more)
Percentage of Food Grown:
Share Community Meals:
Dietary Choice or Restrictions:
Diet is up to each individual
Common Spiritual Practices:
(open to spiritual sharing)
Which Spiritual Traditions(s):
(open to all peaceful world religions)
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Current editor(s): ctcoho
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