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Vacancy Update

We have filled the fourth-floor rooms advertised in the last posting here. We still have the third-floor room available at $618 a month, and by mid-June the upper carriage house loft should be available at $633. Rent includes groceries & utilities. Four associate memberships are also still available for those who have their own place…

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More Membership Opportunities at uRth HAUS

Vacancy #1: Third floor “bass room,” $618 a month. We call it the bass room because when we were in the process of purchasing the house, the current tenants were keeping a double bass in it, along with a lot of random stuff. Vacancy #2: Fourth floor tiny room, $463 a month. We had a new member…

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The HAUS Committee on Bandcamp

One of the frequently gratifying (and occasionally just grating) aspects of HAUS Co-op living is the live music. What hasn’t been done much until recently is recording a jam session at uRth HAUS. Check out what a few HAUS members and one Sunday dinner guest cranked out on 23 March 2014. They decided to call…

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FouRth Floor Room Available Soon

Yes, the capital R above in FouRth is intentional, because it has uRth in it. One of our tiny attic rooms (aka The Shire) will be available for a new or returning member after this coming weekend.  The room is large enough for a mattress and a small dresser or bedside table. It’s excellent cheap…

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International Boarding Plan

With great pride and pleasure, uRth HAUS announces a new plan to host internationals moving to Houston for work or study. Individuals from outside the United States may stay at uRth up to three weeks while seeking longer-term housing. Just $200 entitles boarders to the 21-day stay, including food and utilities. Beyond the search for housing,…

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Two—er, I Mean One Opening at uRth

UPDATE: uRth HAUS appears to have concluded a trade with Rosalie HAUS. One uRth member moved to Rosalie at the beginning of March, and one Rosalite (a Playa 2B Named Later) will be taking over his old room at the beginning of April. That leaves one vacancy at each HAUS. ***** Two of our original…

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Neighborhood Carnevale, Saturday 1 March

uRth HAUS announces a community event to be held on Saturday 1 March at 3 pm: Our first ever Carnevale House Tour and Procession. The plan is to invite neighbors from all over Museum Park to visit and tour the house between 3 and 6 pm. Two of our members will announce the event at…

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Musical Rooms and a Suite Vacancy

uRth HAUS has just celebrated its first full year of official existence. The original residents signed and submitted their leases on 20 October 2012, with rent payments beginning 1 November 2012. Of the original fifteen, three members have already moved out before their first year was up, and two more are departing now. We are…

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Associate Memberships and Community Partnerships

As of its most recent meeting, the HAUS Project board has drafted, edited, and voted into effect a new standard policy for establishing associate membership and community partnership criteria and privileges. Anyone in the broader community who wishes to support and be part of HAUS without actually living at one of the co-op residences may…

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HAUS Goes Solar!

Just wanted to announce that both Rosalie HAUS and uRth HAUS now feature solar panels for heating water, as mentioned in this post last month. Thanks to Paul Schechter and the crew he assembled, uRth also got some long-needed work done on its exterior, fixing ancient bits of the facade that were falling apart, and…

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