Ankeny Row

Portland, Oregon, United States

  • Last updated: June 5, 2018 (2 seconds ago)
  • Listing created on: June 5, 2018

Mission Statement

Our primary purpose is to be a wonderful place to live for our eleven members and to serve as an example for green co-housing.

Community Description

A green co-housing community with six energy-efficient homes structured for communityinteraction and to permit graceful aging.

About

  • Type(s): Ecovillage (organized around ecology and sustainability), Cohousing (individual homes within group owned property)
  • Programs & Activities: Neighborhood, Community Housing, or Homeowner’s Association
  • Location: Urban

Housing

  • Status: We have land we have developed on
  • Area: 0.29 acres
  • Current Residence Types: Single-family homes
  • Current Number of Residences: 6
  • Housing Provided: Purchase
  • Land owned by: Homeowners Association

Membership

  • Adult Members: 11
  • Child Members: 0
  • Non-member Residents: 0
  • Percent Women: 50%
  • Percent Men: 50%
  • Percent Transgender: 0%
  • Visitors accepted: Yes
  • Visitor Process:Contact us or Green Hammer to arrange a visit

Government

  • Decision Making: By a board, council, group of elders, or leadership group
  • Identified Leader: Yes
  • Leadership Core Group: No

Economics

  • Dues, Fees, or Shared Expenses: Yes
  • Regular Fee per Month: $379
  • Shared Income: None
  • Required Labor Contribution: Encouraged or suggested

Sustainability Practices

  • Energy Infrastructure: We use both systems.
  • Current renewable energy generation: 100%
  • Energy sources: Solar
  • Planned renewable energy generation: 100%
  • Current food produced: 0%, or close to 0%
  • Planned food produced: 0%, or close to 0%
  • Food produced locally: Up to 25%

Lifestyle

  • Common Facilities: Garden(s), Library, Outbuilding(s), Internet
  • Internet Available: Yes, community provides it
  • Internet Fast?: Yes, it’s fine.
  • Cell Phone Service: Good for most people.
  • Shared meals: About once a week
  • Dietary Choice or Restrictions: No – people may eat however they wish.
  • Special Diets OK: Yes
  • Alcohol Use: Yes, used occasionally.
  • Tobacco Use: No, this community does not permit tobacco use.
  • Common Spiritual Practice(s): Christian, Atheist, Agnostic, Humanist
  • Healthcare Options: Up to each family or individual

Community Network or Organization Affiliations

The Fellowship for Intentional Community (FIC), Coho/US, Green Empowerment, Green Hammer, American Planning Association

Keywords

Intentional Living, Net Zero, Energy Efficient, Sustainable, Green, Aging in Place