Back in 1991, I had never heard of “co-housing.” I was living with my two-year-old son outside of Santa Fe in a spacious house with beautiful views of the mountains. But something was missing. I felt lonely and disconnected.
Later that year, I heard about a group forming a co-housing community on the edge of Santa Fe called The Commons. I read up on co-housing and sensed this might be the perfect place for my son and me. I took the scary leap and bought one of the 28 lots to build my new home. It turned out to be one of the best decisions I’ve ever made.