GlowHouse

Washington, District of Columbia, United States

  • Last updated: January 4, 2019 (4 seconds ago)
  • Listing created on: February 21, 2014

Mission Statement

We joke that we are an Unintentional Community. We value serendipity, immediacy and freedom and drop in to deep community as we feel called.

Community Description

We are an informal group house that enjoys hosting events and couchsurfers.
Residents in this house are associated with Burning Man, Bitcoin, Contact Improvisation Dance and other communities.

About

  • Type(s): Shared Housing, Cohouseholding, or Coliving (multiple individuals sharing a dwelling), Unspecified, or Other
  • Programs & Activities: Volunteer, Internship, or Apprenticeship, Festivals, Conferences, Events
  • Location: Urban

Housing

  • Current Residence Types: Single-family homes
  • Current Number of Residences: 1
  • Housing Provided: Rental
  • Land owned by: Individual community member(s)

Membership

  • Adult Members: 5
  • Child Members: 0
  • Non-member Residents: 4
  • Percent Women: 31-40%
  • Percent Men: 51-60%
  • Percent Transgender: 0%
  • Visitors accepted: Yes, rarely

Government

  • Decision Making: do-ocracy
  • Identified Leader: Yes

Economics

  • Dues, Fees, or Shared Expenses: No
  • Shared Income: None
  • Required Labor Contribution: Encouraged or suggested
  • Open to members with existing debt: Yes (some debt)

Sustainability Practices

  • Energy Infrastructure: We are connected to the grid.

Lifestyle

  • Common Facilities: Common House, Garden(s), Vehicle Share, Library, Workshop, Hot tub or hot springs, Internet, Free Air for Bikes
  • Internet Available: Yes, community provides it
  • Internet Fast?: Yes, exceptionally.
  • Cell Phone Service: Good for most people.
  • Shared meals: 1-3 times per month
  • Dietary Practice: Local (food sourced within 150 miles), Organic (no pesticides or synthetic fertilizers), Mostly Vegetarian
  • Special Diets OK: Yes
  • Alcohol Use: Yes, used occasionally.
  • Common Spiritual Practice(s): Unitarian Universalist, Paganism or Earth Religions

Keywords

Burning Man, Dance, Acro Yoga,