Our Urban Village, a Vancouver Cohousing Community

Cohousing info session

Interested in cohousing, Tomo House, living sustainably in Vancouver or want to know more? Join us Sunday May 29  from 10:30 – noon, for an info session over ZOOM.

Members of OUV will run through a presentation that provides a brief introduction to cohousing before going into some depth on our community and Tomo House.

In this presentation you will:

  • Learn about our project on Main street and how the construction is going
  • Learn the basics of cohousing including its benefits and advantages
  • Meet the families involved in the community so far
  • Hear about the remaining 4 units
  • Learn about our shared common spaces

There will also be an opportunity to hear about the membership process to join OUV and to ask any questions you might have.

When: May 29, from 10:30 am – 12:00 pm

Where: From the comfort of your home via ZOOM

To register or to find out more,  please send us an email.

Cohousing coffee chat

Interested in cohousing, Tomo House, living sustainably in Vancouver or want to know more about our project? Join us at Roots Café, Saturday May 14 from 10:30 am to noon for an informal meet and greet. This informal gathering is an opportunity to come and meet a few members of our group and ask your cohousing questions.

Planning to attend? Please RSVP so we can know to expect you!

If we haven’t heard from you before, please also fill out a profile.

April Cohousing info session

Interested in cohousing, living sustainably in Vancouver and perhaps you’d like to be our neighbour? Mark your calendar and join us at our next information session, Tuesday April 26th.

In this presentation you will:

  • Learn about our project,Tomo House on Main street and how the construction is going
  • Learn the basics of cohousing including its benefits and advantages
  • Meet the families involved in the community so far
  • Hear about the remaining 4 units
  • Learn about our shared common spaces

There will also be lots of opportunities to ask questions.

When: April 26, from 6:00 – 7:00 pm

Where: From the comfort of your home via ZOOM

To register and get the Zoom link, please send us an email.

Cohousing coffee chat

Photo by Priscilla Du Preez on Unsplash

Interested in cohousing, Tomo House, living sustainably in Vancouver or want to know more about our project? Join us at Matchstick on Main Street, Saturday April 9 from 10:30 am to noon for an informal meet and greet. This informal gathering is an opportunity to come and meet a few members of our group and ask your cohousing questions.

Planning to attend? Please RSVP so we can know to expect you!

If we haven’t heard from you before, please also fill out a profile.

Site Visit and Neighbourhood Walk

If you’ve heard about Our Urban Village Cohousing and are looking to find out more about the people and the place, then we’ve got a great opportunity for you. The best part is that it will be in person, not over Zoom!

Our upcoming social on Tuesday April 5, will allow you to get a feel for our future home and get to know some our members. Weather permitting, we plan to gather at the construction site, have a look around, check-out some floor plans, and then have a short walk through the neighbourhood to a local park where the kids can run around. This will allow you to socialize with existing members, meet other like-minded people at the same time as seeing how much progress has been made in building Tomo House.

When: Tuesday April 5, 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm (PDT)

Where: Corner of Main Street and Ontario Place followed by a short walk through the neighbourhood to a local park.

Let us know that you plan to join us by sending us an email.

March Cohousing info session

For those of you who missed our information session in February, we will be holding another one in March. This will include a presentation covering general aspects of cohousing as well as digging into the specifics of our community.

You will:

  • Learn about our project on Main street and how the construction is going.
  • Learn the basics of cohousing including its benefits and advantages.
  • Meet the families involved in the community so far.
  • Hear about the remaining 4 units.
  • Learn about our shared common spaces.

There will also be lots of opportunities to ask questions.

When: March 27, from 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm

Where: From the comfort of your home via ZOOM

To register or to find out more,  please send us an email.

Cohousing coffee chat

Photo by Frank Leuderalbert on Unsplash

If there is one thing the pandemic has taught us, it’s that we want more community. Come get to know members of our community and learn more about our project and our remaining units on March 12 at Truffles café at Van Dusen Gardens from 10:30 am to noon. This informal gathering is an opportunity to come and meet a few members of our group and ask your cohousing questions.

Planning to attend? Please RSVP so we can know to expect you!

If we haven’t heard from you before, please also fill out a profile.

OUV coffee chat

Come get to know members of our community and learn more about our project and our remaining units on Nov 27 at Truffles café at VanDusen Gardens from 10:30 am to noon. This informal gathering is an opportunity to come and meet a few members of our group and ask your cohousing questions.

Planning to attend? Please RSVP to ouvmembership@gmail.com so we can know to expect you! If we haven’t heard from you before, please also fill out a profile.

Cohousing coffee chat

Come get to know members of our community and learn more about OUV on October 23 at Truffles café at VanDusen Gardens from 10:30 am to noon. This informal gathering is an opportunity to come and meet a few members of our group and ask your cohousing questions.

Planning to attend? Please RSVP to ouvmembership@gmail.com so we can know to expect you! If we haven’t heard from you before, please also fill out a profile.

Cohousing is a community centred around social connections. We privately own our individual units, while our shared common house and courtyard are the social heart. We’re committed to regular shared meals. We value inclusivity, diversity and enjoy our vibrant urban neighbourhood. Meet with us to learn more about our project over coffee!

 

October Social

Please join us at our October 15 social. We will be sharing a meal, potluck style, from 5:30 – 7:00pm at 1068 West Broadway. This is your chance to come and learn about our project, meet our members and ask all of your cohousing questions.

Kindly bring anything you want to drink and some food to share with the group. Children are encouraged to join!

Please note that COVID protocols will be in place. The room is fairly large and will be well ventilated. We ask that only fully vaccinated people attend and please do not attend if you feel sick or have been exposed to anyone sick.