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The 2019 National Cohousing Conference in Portland, Oregon was a huge success. For information about future conferences visit the CohoUS website and subscribe to the newsletter. You can view and download a souvenir PDF with photos and more info about the conference.
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Nola Hitchcock Cross

Milwaukee Area Cohousing
Oak Creek, WI
  • Owner & Managing attorney, Cross Law Firm, SC, Milwaukee, WI; handled legal work for housing, consumer & worker cooperatives, co-living groups & land trusts
  • Founded Riveredge Housing Cooperative in 1976 in Milwaukee, a row of 10 townhouses & gardens, with first mortgage from National Cooperative Bank and first cooperative mortgage insured through HUD
  • Presented workshops on Cohousing at Midwest Energy Fair in 2014, 2015, 2016, 2018, and will present 2019
  • Certified Cohousing Development Consultant since Aug. 2017, through 500 Communities with Kathryn McCament
  • Contributed to panel presentation at 2017 Nashville National Cohousing Association Conference on “Integrating Farming into Cohousing”
  • “Training the Trainers” certificate fall 2017 with Charles Durrett to present 10-week Study Group 1 Senior Cohousing Workshops; created/presented a 6-part Study Group series for multi-generational cohousing groups
  • Founded Milwaukee Area Cohousing as a non-profit to support cohousing formation
  • Assisted with Community Supported Agriculture project and creating farming infrastructure
  • Presented at the American Institute of Architects in Minneapolis in November 2018 on Architectural Design to Create Social Interaction in Cohousing
  • Participating in forming Farmstead Village Cohousing in Oak Creek, WI