Urban Cohousing Associates Inc. (UCA) was established by Chris ScottHanson in 2010 to replace Cohousing Resources, LLC. UCA is associated with Connexus Cohousing Collaborative and works closely with Jasen Robillard, its principal.
Chris ScottHanson, Principal
Chris is a respected leader in cohousing development in North America and author of The Cohousing Handbook: Building a Place for Community. A development consultant since 1981, Chris has a broad range of experience in all aspects of multifamily housing, from land acquisition through construction. Chris has evaluated over 2,000 properties and assisted more than 35 cohousing groups across North America with all aspects of the cohousing development process. Chris prefers front end project planning and land acquisition, as well as finding and developing the business relationships with local project professionals, including developers, contractors, architects, engineers and lawyers.
Jasen Robillard, Associate
Jasen is an Associate at Urban Cohousing Associates, Inc, and principal at Connexus Cohousing Collaborative. He manages the Canadian business interests and acts as lead contact for cohousing groups seeking advice and consulting services vis-à -vis land acquisition, group formation, and residential development project management. His past project management experience in environmental, geotechnical, and geological engineering consulting together with his background in software training, group facilitation, and community organization leadership provides the broad skill base required to lead a cohousing project to completion.