Older Women’s Co-Housing (OWCH) is an organisation based in the UK which was founded by Shirley Meredeen and Madeleine Levius in 1998. 18 years on and OWCH is eagerly awaiting the opening of a community style apartment block in North London exclusively designed for female residents. The 25 residents who are all over 50 years of age wish to create their own community and actively manage the establishment whilst supporting one another at this time of their life. Sharing a common room, guest suite , garden and laundry the concept of co-housing was based on a model in Holland.
Please click on the link to read the full article published recently on the Donaldson Sisters website and ask yourself the question “Would you share your house with 25 other women?” For more information about this innovative organisation please refer to their website link provided.