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Don't forget Diggers and Dreamers (https://diggersanddreamers.org.uk/) for UK intentional communities... and the UK Cohousing Network (https://cohousing.org.uk/members-directory/) for UK Cohousing

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thanks. adding to the list!

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Hi Gillian!

Exciting news, we've officially launched colivevalues.com! Hoping to be the premier place to find colivings with a community values based approach.

Would love to hear your thoughts and hopefully have it featured in your article to help reach more remote workers interested!

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Hi folks, I actually dropped an email, but I guess it went astry so you get a nice long comment instead. Am an appreciative follower of the newsletter here, with a directory of my own. :)

I actually started it a long time ago which I accidentally delisted from google for a while thus you may not have uncovered when creating your list. However I quickly realised there's essentially no point listing residential (long-term) colivings —beyond inquisitiveness— due to the fact that they rarely have rooms available. And there's also rarely overlap with the rather larger short/mid term segment either.

For people in a single location, there's not too much harm going through a localised list as a room may plausibly open up and at least one discovers what's available… although such spaces may prefer not to be listed and to handle endless enquiries for rooms that are taken…?

A solution to this would be a centralised (or better, decentralised but coordinated ;) availability/waitlist/demand system… (there is actually a site doing this for a few coworkation colivings but I forget what it's called)

I (now) focus on coworkation (destinational) colivings, with some mid-term (e.g. digital nomads). It's truly regrettable that there is no effective way to properly differentiate amongst these offerings (which ephemeral/popups/retreats further blur), although I think one of the most interesting emerging models is blended and hybrid together, i.e. long-term members as you guys most often talk about, but alongside some percentage of capacity as short/mid-term which lends dynamism (so the community does not stagnate nor become overly inward/intentional loosing the original purposefulness), alongside the potential to generate some extra revenue (something more intentional communities can struggle to balance).

I intend for this directory to remain open (probably eventually becoming a platform.coop) and thus don't attempt to list properties that are only loosely colivings (a huge issue as even if nice, a guesthouse is not a coliving, nor is an ordinary flatshare!) which many other directories are just to make sure there's enough to generate booking revenues(!), nor hide them behind such booking functions/paywalls instead linking directly.

Anyhoo. If anyone knows any short or mid-term spaces to add feel free to drop me a message, the US is exceedingly sparsely represented for reasons I don't entirely understand. together@coliving.community

https://coliving.community/

Cheers.

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Would love to hear about coliving in NYC as well!

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Hey Phil and Gillian! I'm working on building this definitive directory of intentional coliving communities for remote workers around the world based on their values instead of location! Would love to collaborate with you on this

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Feel free to share a link when you've done so and we can add it to this post!

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I've put together a landing page for now at https://colivevalues.com I'll be launching an early beta pretty soon here - will give you a shout! Feel free to also sign up for updates on the page if interested 😄

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