Boilerplate response to anti-coliving articles, posts + comments

This post was written in response to the posting (without critical analysis) of an anti-co-living article on a local pro-housing Facebook page. Which shows where we are in the work to advance housing diversity here. As microdwelling options enter the public consciousness in Eugene, I am sure this will be needed again (and again) by […]

Four solutions for homeowners with too-big houses

Many homeowners, especially empty-nesters and seniors, come to our Springfield/Eugene MicroDwellers social hours because they are exploring ways to house more people on their property — which we find heartening and encouraging! Below are four possibilities we think are worth considering. 1. Backyard cottages (ADUs) Many of the homeowners who come to us (especially older […]

One in a million

Other regions of the world, such as Europe, are much further along than the US in meeting the growing demand for micro-housing; for instances, see coliving.com and colivme.com. So far we’ve discovered only three other US communities remotely like the one I live in: long-term residences providing furnished rooms, serving chef-prepared meals every day, affordable […]