Author Archives: David Collins

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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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New Members, Scary News, Solar Panels

uRth HAUS abides. The turnover from July to August has brought some turnover in membership: two departing, two replacing them. Two of our current members have moved into the rooms that those departing vacated, and the two new members have … Continue reading

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uRth Labor Holiday 27 July

Workers of uRth, unite! The members of uRth HAUS recently voted on the date of the next labor holiday: Saturday 27 July. Labor holidays are mandatory, day-long opportunities to contribute to the beautification of the house. In this case, the … Continue reading

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