Where it all started in North America – McCamant & Durrett Architects:

The Canadian Cohousing Network:  A great source of info on Canadian cohousing initiatives:

USA cohousing association and good source of info:

Boomers are going to change everything about how we age – community, aging in place (with friends, not strangers).

A treasure trove of data and research.

Good background and general info:  Wikipedia

Info on seniors projects:

A directory of cohousing projects (mainly USA-based):

Creating Cohousing. Building Sustainable Communities – Kathryn McCamant and Charles Durrett (2011).  

Another must-have resource.

Another must-have resource.

Senior Cohousing: A Community Approach to Independent Living. The Handbook. Charles Durrett (2009)

“Voices of Cohousing: Building Small Villages in the City” DVD by Matthieu Lietaert

Worth checking out:

Senora Cohousing, Tucson, Arizona short video

Belterra Cohousing, Bowen Island:  What is a Home?

Building your community is tough.  But some simple tips can help.

Media coverage of this growing cohousing trend continues – this time in California.

“Practical Tools to Grow an Intentional Community” with Diana Leafe Christian at

Good resource for building your community.