Formed: 2000 Established: 2007
This page last updated:4/22/2013
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Coho Ecovillage is a 34-unit cohousing community, a mile and a half from downtown Corvallis, and close to public transportation and numerous bike and walking paths. Clustered on 6.8 acres and surrounded by trees and meadows, the units are a mix of flats and townhouses, all designed to support friendly interactions between neighbors. A large common house with a unique solar art installation is the gathering place for meetings, vegetarian meals, and recreational activities.
Members of Coho Ecovillage are committed to living lightly on the land, embracing diversity and sharing with one another in mutual trust, respect, and support. All learn to listen carefully, use nonviolent communication, and make decisions by consensus.
We moved in to our community beginning October 2007, and we've been busily settling in, doing landscaping, building compost piles, planting gardens and an orchard, and enjoying getting to know each other better.
Our residents range in age from infants to grandparents--currently there are 52 adults and 14 children at CoHo. We are a mix of income levels, abilities, and family composition. Twenty-six of our 34 townhouses and flats can be visited, and all downstairs flats meet ADA-accessibility standards.
If you are interested, visit our website or give us a call. We would love to hear from you.
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This page last updated:4/22/2013
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Visitor Process: Please call or email before visiting to arrange for a host to greet you. We encourage visitors to attend one of our public orientations and tours; dates are posted on our website. We can also make arrangements for a private tour.
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:
Labor and Money
Members have independent finances
Open to Members with Pre-existing Debt:
(Members contribute through a WorkShare system.)
(Members are charged a monthly HOA fee.)
Land and Buildings
6.8 acres (2.8 hectares)
Land Owned By:
Percentage of Food Grown:
(We are creating gardens and an orchard.)
Share Community Meals:
Dietary Choice or Restrictions:
Diet is up to each individual
(Common meals are vegetarian)
(No smoking policy in common buildings and areas)
Common Spiritual Practices:
Square Feet in Common House:
SERA Architects, Portland OR
Key Bank, Oregon
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