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East Lake Commons
A Cohousing Community in Metro Atlanta
Houses for Sale
[None Available]

Houses for Rent

Apartments for Rent

Roomates Wanted

Welcome to our Housing Page
Welcome! We’re glad you are considering East Lake Commons (ELC) as a place to live.

Before you buy or rent a home at ELC, please read the following:

Things you should know:

- We are a self-managed community, and perform many of our community's management and maintenance tasks.  
   Self-management builds community and reduces costs.
- Each adult in the community is expected to perform a minimum of 4 hours of community work each month.
- We strive to know each other, and to enjoy meaningful and joyful interaction with one another.

How to learn more about East Lake Commons:

- Request a tour by sending an email to
- Follow up your tour by arranging to...
    - Attend one or more general business meetings (2nd Tuesdays, 4th Sundays).
    - Attend one or more community meals (Sundays) and/or community potlucks (Tuesdays).
    - Spend at least one Saturday or Sunday wandering around our community and talking to the residents.
- Read our Book of Commons.
- Read Creating Cohousing. Building Sustainable Communities by McCamant, Durrett, and Hertzman.
- Read EcoVillage Ithaca: Pioneering Sustainable Culture by Liz Walker.

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