OWCH

 Older Women’s Co-Housing

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The older women’s co-housing group (OWCH) is a group of older women who have come together to develop a new type of group living called co-housing where members can enjoy all the companionship and support that a group can offer, while still preserving their own private space and independence. OWCH were inspired by a ”living group” model in the Netherlands. Most of the women involved in this initiative are aged from their early fifties to seventies. Housing for Women is working with them and Hanover Housing Trust to develop a project in North London, where members of the group can run their own housing scheme according to their own philosophy and rules.