Welcome to
Daybreak Cohousing

An Intentional Community
Committed to sustainable living
Located in Portland, Oregon


We have no homes available for sale or rent right now. If any become available it will be posted here.

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We are unable to accommodate short term housing requests. Our guest house is only available for reservation by friends and family of community members.

If you are interested in more information please contact our Membership Team at membership.daybreak@gmail.com



April 29, 2018: A Visit is Worth a Thousand Words

    Some Portland area cohousing communities participate in the National Cohousing Annual Open House Day each April. Click here to search for current open house planning information and locations. Daybreak Cohousing is not participating in the open house this year.

Midsummer Celebration

We celebrated the Solstice this year with a
Tradtional Swedish Majstång (Maypole)

Midsommarkrans (flower wreaths)


Små Grodorna (The Frog Dance)

 Food and Music!




2525 N. Killingsworth St.
Portland, OR 97217

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for what's going on at Daybreak.

     COMMUNITY 2.0

Is Cohousing the Future of Urban Design?


Check out this animated infographic
Showing the advantages of cohousing, particularly
on the environment and between people,
the future of cohousing, and their positive impact
on communities.

Click Here to view

Thanks to Heather Green at BuiltVisible UK
for this link.


 Daybreak featured in National Magazine

 In the April 2012 issue of Where to Retire


An article by Van Sheridan on "The Growing Choices in Niche Communities", Daybreak is featuered as the example of cohousing - including this photo of our meal program:


Preparing Peking Duck for our annual Chinese New Year banquet.

Click here to see the whole article (pdf). 

Daybreak Food Program in the News

October 11, 2011 - A feature article in the Food Day Section

Portland's Daybreak Cohousing nurtures community with shared meals

Read the article (including recipes) here .

And watch the VIDEO

AARP - 2010 Livable Communities Award

On Friday, January 14, 2011 Schemata Workshop was one of five recipients of AARP's 2010 Livable Communities Award for the design of Daybreak Cohousing. Click here to view the slide show and video featuring Daybreak and some of our community members.

Photo courtesy of Jay L. Clendenin/Aurora

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