Welcome to
Daybreak Cohousing

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


Just Listed for Sale! 2BR 2BA unit is for sale. 

Upcoming Unit for Sale: 2BR 1BA unit will be on the market late December/early January. 

Rental Share: 3BR unit seeks housemate to share with one other person. Available November 1st. 

If you would like to be notified when a home becomes available for rent or sale, please add your name to our 

Notification List

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



May 30 - June 3, 2019
The next National Cohousing Conference will be held in Portland, Oregon May 30 - June 3, 2019. It's still in the early planning stages, and so there's not much info on the Cohousing.org website yet, but you can search the Conference tags at cohousing.org to check for updates. Expect complete info sometime this fall or winter.

Midsummer Celebration

We celebrated solstice with a traditional Swedish
Små Grodorna (The Frog Dance) around the Majstång (Maypole)

Midsommarkrans (flower wreaths)

 Food and Music!


2525 N. Killingsworth St.
Portland, OR 97217

Become a co-housing resident today.
Check out the new Unit for Sale.
2BR/2BA Duplex

     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 (Credit: Heather Green at BuiltVisible UK)

 Daybreak's architect, Grace Kim, TED2017: How cohousing can make us happier (and live longer)


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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