Millworks Cohousing

Last updated: June 10, 2012 (3 years ago)

Listing created on: June 7, 2010

Millworks Cohousing

(Bellingham, Washington, United States)

Mission Statement:

Community, joy and a fun life!

Community Description:


  • Type(s): Cohousing (individual homes within group owned property)


  • Area: 1.9 acres
  • Current Number of Residences: 8
  • Land owned by: The Community
  • Additional Comments: 8

    Legally a Condominium


  • Adult Members: 16
  • Visitors accepted: Yes
  • Visitor Process: Please contact us at or
  • Open to new Members: Yes


  • Decision Making: Consensus (everyone agrees)
  • Identified Leader: No
  • Leadership Core Group: No


  • Dues, Fees, or Shared Expenses: Yes
  • Shared Income: Members have completely independent finances
  • Required Labor Contribution:
  • Open to members with existing debt: Yes
  • Additional Comments: Monthly common dues.

Sustainability Practices

  • Current food produced: Up to 25%


  • Shared meals: Rarely
  • Dietary Choice or Restrictions: Not at all important – people may eat however they individually choose.
  • Additional Diet Comments: But this may change once we are in the homes.

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Fair Housing Laws

This community acknowledges that their listing does not include any potential violations of the Fair Housing Law, or that they do not provide housing. For any questions about this topic please see our Content Policies and contact FIC with any questions or concerns:


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We happily link to the following organizations, all of whom share our strong commitment to promoting community and a more cooperative world:
Cohousing The Federation of Egalitarian Communities - Communes Coop Community Cooperative Sustainable Intentional North American Students of Cooperation Global Ecovillage Network
Special thanks to the sponsors of our Art of Community Events.
Bryan Bowan Architects California Cohousing International Communes Desk ICSA NICA Wolf Creek Lodge