‘I don’t want to live alone’: co-living, community and affordable housing

While the idea of communal living may be age-old, the modern reinvention of co-living is picking up steam in Australia

Almost two decades ago, Lyndall Parris had her big idea.

“Two of my friends’ husbands died, leaving them to continue bringing up their two teenagers alone. I just started thinking: this is crazy. I can’t help them much, they’re living in different places. If we were living together in a village, wouldn’t it be easier?” she recalls.

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