Puget Ridge Cohousing
Seattle, Washington, United States
- Last updated: February 2, 2016 (1 year ago)
- Listing created on: December 31, 1999
Urban community living
Our 4000-square-foot common house has a kitchen, living room, playroom, guest room, shop, laundry, and a wonderful outdoor patio. There is an optional meals program, with about 2 meals per weekthere.
- Status: Established (At least 4+ adults, 2+ years)
- Started Planning: 1988
- Start Living Together: 1994
- Visitors accepted: Yes
- Open to new Members: Not currently, but there is a list or possibly in the future
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- Website address: http://pugetridge.net
- Contact Name: Puget Ridge Cohousing
- Community Address:
7020 18th Ave SW
Seattle, Washington, 98106
- Type(s): Cohousing (individual homes within group owned property)
- Location: Urban
- Decision Making: Consensus (everyone agrees)
- Identified Leader: No
- Leadership Core Group: No
- Dues, Fees, or Shared Expenses: Yes
- Shared Income: None
- Required Labor Contribution per Week: 0
- Additional Comments:
Work gets done through committees, work parties, and chore sign-ups.
- Energy Infrastructure: We use both systems.
- Current renewable energy generation: Up to 25%
- Energy sources: Solar
- Planned renewable energy generation: 50-75%
- Current food produced: Up to 25%
- Common Facilities: Common House, Garden(s), Greenhouse(s), Vehicle Share, Workshop, Outdoor Kitchen, Fire pit, Swingsets & play areas
- Internet Available: Yes, individuals provide it
- Internet Fast?: Yes, it’s fine.
- Cell Phone Service: Good for most people.
- Shared meals: 2-5 times per week
- Dietary Practice: Mostly Vegetarian, Gluten-Free
- 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.
- Additional Diet Comments:
Two to three meals are shared a week for the community at large.
I don’t know a percent, but we have a beautiful and lush community garden which members eat freely from and which we use for community meals.
Not allowed on-site.
- Common Spiritual Practice(s): Christian, Buddhist, Protestant, Catholic, Quaker, Rastafari
- Education Style(s): Home Schooling, Private School off the property, Public Schooling
Community Network or Organization Affiliations
The Fellowship for Intentional Community (FIC)