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What does Kaenga do to be socially responsible?

There are several aspects to co-housing that make it more socially responsible than developer-led construction.  These are:

  1. stronger focus on sustainability, with our "group buy" approach, it is more likely we can afford eco-friendly solutions such as: car-sharing, solar panels, grey water, water recovery, high-level insulation, etc... As co-housing also promotes smaller homes, the footprint per home is also smaller.
  2. stronger community and more neighbour contact means that people are less likely to end up in a difficult situation as community members can work together to solve issues.
  3. the cost reduction and reduced profit margins means that more people can own their own home.