Co-op Details

1165 San Bernard Street
Austin, TX 78702
rosewood.coop@gmail.com
Basic Info:

Since its inception in 2011, Rosewood has had many folks live within its walls. Throughout each of our iterations we have emphasized affordable housing, sustainability, the arts, and activism. Rosewood is a 13 bedroom home in East Austin currently housing 15 members. We have weekly house meetings, weekly house dinners, three hours of self-directed labor a week, and a variety of ongoing social events. Rosewood is home to several gardens as well as five chickens, and as a community we are committed to connecting deeply to our food sources. Aside from doing labor and paying rent, Rosewood members are expected to join one or two house committees, invest love and care into our community, share knowledge and skills, and behave cooperatively.

Mission Statement:

The primary purpose of Rosewood Community Housing is to provide affordable, cooperatively-run housing services, including food, utilities, and educational services regarding cooperation and environmental sustainability.

Type of Housing Offered: Single rooms
Number of Buildings: 1
Wheelchair Accessible:

no

Open to visitors?:

yes

Approximate Monthly Rent Including Utilities:

$480-$680

Approximate Monthly Cost of Meal Plan if Applicable:

n/a

Labor Requirements:

Members are required to complete 180 minutes of labor per week. 40 minutes of these are mandatory cleaning shifts and the other 140 can include meeting facilitation, intellectual labor, work in the garden, repairs and maintenance, procurement, cooking house dinners.

Shared Amenities: Communal spaces, Shared kitchen, Garden, Shared tools, Bike storage, Washer and dryer, Wireless internet
Frequency of Shared Meals:

Once a week

1165 San Bernard Street
Austin, TX 78702
rosewood.coop@gmail.com
Basic Info:

Since its inception in 2011, Rosewood has had many folks live within its walls. Throughout each of our iterations we have emphasized affordable housing, sustainability, the arts, and activism. Rosewood is a 13 bedroom home in East Austin currently housing 15 members. We have weekly house meetings, weekly house dinners, three hours of self-directed labor a week, and a variety of ongoing social events. Rosewood is home to several gardens as well as five chickens, and as a community we are committed to connecting deeply to our food sources. Aside from doing labor and paying rent, Rosewood members are expected to join one or two house committees, invest love and care into our community, share knowledge and skills, and behave cooperatively.

Mission Statement:

The primary purpose of Rosewood Community Housing is to provide affordable, cooperatively-run housing services, including food, utilities, and educational services regarding cooperation and environmental sustainability.

Type of Housing Offered: Single rooms
Number of Buildings: 1
Wheelchair Accessible:

no

Open to visitors?:

yes

Approximate Monthly Rent Including Utilities:

$480-$680

Approximate Monthly Cost of Meal Plan if Applicable:

n/a

Labor Requirements:

Members are required to complete 180 minutes of labor per week. 40 minutes of these are mandatory cleaning shifts and the other 140 can include meeting facilitation, intellectual labor, work in the garden, repairs and maintenance, procurement, cooking house dinners.

Shared Amenities: Communal spaces, Shared kitchen, Garden, Shared tools, Bike storage, Washer and dryer, Wireless internet
Frequency of Shared Meals:

Once a week