Our Intentions

  • We will seek to embody and put into action values of respect, compassion, generosity, mutual support, responsibility, diversity, creativity and life-long learning.

  • Our not-for-profit cohousing community will be financed by its members; every attempt will be made to also create a few rental units.                                                                 .                                        

  • Our members will be active participants in establishing priorities and design of our building(s), with attention to encouraging a strong sense of community.

  • Both the design and the lifestyle of the community will reflect a concern for protecting the environment, conserving energy, and sharing resources, including car sharing.

  • Our physical structure(s), located within walking distance of downtown Perth, will include accessible private units and common spaces for social gatherings, shared activities, meals and practical necessities such as laundry room and workshop.

  • We will

    • know our neighbours well

    • assist each other as needs arise, or help to get required assistance

    • share knowledge, skills and wisdom we have garnered over our lifetimes

    • interact with and contribute to the wider community

    • laugh and enjoy life together.

  • We will consciously seek to enhance our listening, communicating and decision-making skills.

  • We will actively participate in organizing, managing and maintaining our community.

  • We will cultivate awareness and concern for the well-being of the natural world and humankind.