In the United States today there are more than 168 established cohousing projects and more forming all the time. They are in every state. Some are rural, some urban. Cohousing has attracted people from all walks of life--urban professionals, farmers, single moms, retired couples. Many are specifically for retired seniors. Others are multi-generational.

In the state of Washington, 23 projects are listed in the national cohousing directory. Most of these welcome visitors at regularly planned open houses and 'visitors days." Most are completely filled but there may be occasional openings.

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