Cohousing is “an intentional community of private homes clustered around shared space”, formed through an egalitarian, participatory process with an eye to neighborhood design.
Canadian Cohousing Network has lists of books, audiovisual media, and other links in their “resources” section, as well as
We refer you to their excellent work to learn more about Cohousing in general.
In Ottawa, Cohousing is
Terra Firma, in Old Ottawa East;
Sadly, it is not ottawacohousing.ca, because that website was built for an isolated group in Westboro, which did not work out.
(9/10 cohousing communities in Canada don’t reach completion, so we need your help to beat those odds!)