What Is Cohousing?
Start with 'What is Cohousing?' on the Cohousing Association of the United States website, where you will find lots of resources.
The Fellowship for Intentional Community site has a wider scope.
CoHousing: A Contemporary Approach to Housing Ourselves, by Kathryn Mccamant and Charles Durrett, is the classic text of cohousing.
You can find out about other cohousing communities in Massachusetts and the rest of the U.S. in this directory.
Cohousing is a type of intentional, collaborative housing in which residents actively participate in the design and operation of their neighborhoods. Cohousing provides the privacy we are accustomed to within the community we seek.