In cohousing communities, consensus decision-making is the standard. And the fearful question is “Is consensus decision-making hard?” In consensus decision-making,* all decision-makers work together to decide how the community will function, how… Read More
Category: Building Community
Building a community may begin by finding others who want to literally build a neighborhood or a cohousing community. Or it may begin with talking to the person who already lives next door or down the street to form a closer relationship. It is based on an understanding that the community that feels like home is home. You feel welcomed when you awake in the morning and when you return no matter how long you have been away.
Building a community is a complex process but like every complex process, it begins with the desire to create something more. The “something more” depends on you and your neighbors.
The posts in this category cover a range of options that can strengthen the ties between neighbors and sustain their ability to support each other.