Toward family-friendly living

Hyman, Deborah
December 1994
Mothering;Winter94, Issue 73, p106
Features the Windsong Cohousing Association in Langley, British Columbia. Cohousing community trend in North America; Regular business meetings with group members; Number of equity-member families; Site plan for purchasing land; Sense of orderliness; WindSong members' plan to start home-based businesses; Contact information.


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