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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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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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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 moved into their old rooms. Got it? Good. One of our departing members is moving…

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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 focus will be on painting the interior common areas, although laborers may opt for other…

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uRth HAUS Joins Museum Park Neighborhood Association

uRth HAUS (1917 Ruth) has opted to take advantage of the benefits of membership in the Museum Park Neighborhood Association (MPNA). The HAUS has purchased a family membership, which entitles it to two voting members at monthly meetings, the same as any other family. HAUS members Jaime Lawson and David Collins have had some opportunities…

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Some Rhodes’ People came to visit!

Rhodes’ is a little co-op in Memphis that visited us and then wrote a blog about it! Check ’em out! http://rhodesintentionalcommunity.wordpress.com/2012/05/31/rosalie-haus-houston-texas/  

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Video: The HAUS Project featured on Permacyclists

The Permacyclists are a couple traveling around the world via bike to have an adventure, raise awareness about environmental issues, and document grass roots environmental projects around the world. They visited the Rosalie Haus on their way south to Mexico and eventually to South America. Green Living in Oil Country – Permacyclists #2 from Permacyclists…

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Press coverage: “Green Living in Oil Country” in The Atlantic

Located on Rosalie Street in downtown Houston, the HAUS co-op is a stunning example of eco-conscious living in action. For the eleven passionate people who live there, it’s more than a home–it’s a way to make a difference. It all began in January 2011, when Paul Schechter purchased a condemned building that had fallen victim…

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