Hypatia Cooperative House
Madison, Wisconsin, United States
- Last updated: January 4, 2016 (1 year ago)
- Listing created on: October 17, 2004
Affordable co-op living
- Status: Established (At least 4+ adults, 2+ years)
- Started Planning: 1963
- Start Living Together: 1963
- Visitors accepted: Yes
- Open to new Members: Yes
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- Website address: http://www.madisoncommunity.coop
- Contact Name: Membership Coordinator
- Phone: 608-251-2667
- Community Address:
411 N. Pinckney Street
Madison, Wisconsin, 53703
- Type(s): Shared Housing, Cohouseholding, or Coliving (multiple individuals sharing a dwelling)
- Location: Urban
- Decision Making: Modified Consensus (everyone agrees, with some exceptions or fallbacks.)
- Identified Leader: No
- Leadership Core Group: No
- Additional Comments:
MCC is an umbrella cooperative that is run by a volunteer Board of Directors, elected from the general membership. Anyone living in any of MCC’s eleven houses, of which Hypatia is one, is eligible to serve on the Board of Directors.
- Join Fee: $45
- Dues, Fees, or Shared Expenses: Yes
- Shared Income: None
- Required Labor Contribution per Week: 0
- Additional Comments:
About 22 hours/month
Monthly room & food charges
- Energy Infrastructure: We use both systems.
- Energy sources: Solar
- Current food produced: Up to 25%
- Common Facilities: Common House, Garden(s), Large Scale Kitchen
- Internet Available: Yes, both the community and individuals provide it
- Internet Fast?: Yes, it’s fine.
- Shared meals: 2-5 times per week
- Dietary Choice or Restrictions: Somewhat – there are some dietary restrictions or customs.
- Special Diets OK: Sometimes
- Alcohol Use: Yes, used occasionally.
- Tobacco Use: Yes, used occasionally.
- Additional Diet Comments:
We buy & cook only vegetarian &/or vegan foods, but individuals can buy & cook meat
No tobacco smoking in common areas
Community Network or Organization Affiliations
Madison Community Cooperatives, North American Students of Cooperation
Madison Community Cooperative (MCC), Avalon Cooperative House, The Phoenix Cooperative House, Sofia Cooperative House, Syntropy Cooperative House, Ofek Shalom Cooperative House, Lothlórien Cooperative House, Friends’ Cooperative House, Audre Lorde Cooperative House, Ambrosia Cooperative House, International Cooperative House (ICH)