Millworks Cohousing

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

Listing created on: June 7, 2010

Millworks Cohousing

(Bellingham, Washington, United States)

  • Status: Forming
  • Visitors accepted: Yes
  • Open to new Members: Yes
  • Website address:
  • Contact Name: Millworks
  • Address:
    2600 Mill Ave
    Bellingham, Washington, 98225
    United States
  • Visitor Process

    Visitors accepted: Yes
    Please contact us at or

  • Membership Process

    Open to new Members: Yes

Mission Statement:

Community, joy and a fun life!

Community Description:


  • Adult Members: 16
  • Visitors accepted: Yes
  • Open to new Members: Yes

Social Factors


  • Type: Cohousing (individual homes within group owned property.)
  • Decision Making: Consensus (everyone agrees)
  • Identified Leader: No
  • Leadership Core Group: No

Land and Buildings

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

    Legally a Condominium

Labor and Money

  • Shared Income: Members have completely independent finances
  • Dues, Fees, or Shared Expenses: Yes
  • Open to members with existing debt: Yes


  • Required Labor Contribution:


  • Additional Comments: Monthly common dues.



  • Shared meals: Rarely
  • Current food produced: Up to 25%


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


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Cohousing Info

  • Building site status: Completed
  • Year construction was (or will be) completed: 2011
  • Shared common building: No
  • Architect: Aiki Homes design
  • Developer: Millworks and Aiki
  • Commercial Lender: Peoples Bank

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