Mango Manor Cooperative
Mango Manor is a vibrant and evolving community. Inhabitants are wide-ranging in there personal interests. Here at Mango Manor we strive for an Esprit de corps that is most readily evident in the smooth operation of the household. Also, we are very nice to one another.
Rent and Food Fees
Room Rent Range: $603-$829/month
Food Fee: $160/month
Utilities Included In Rent
No Car Grant: $50 off rent/month
The Boulder Housing Coalition (BHC) cooperatives have been developed with grant assistance from the City of Boulder’s affordable housing program. In exchange for this financial support the BHC has signed legal covenants requiring nearly all of the residents of our co-ops to income and asset qualify.
Income Cap for Mango Manor Cooperative: 5 households at $43,900, 5 households at $35,120
Please note that, contrary to the above limits, we are currently able to qualify additional residents at Mango Manor making up to $52,680 (60% AMI).
Community and Governance
House meetings: Every Monday
Decision-making procedures: Consensus. Large, long-term projects are discussed amongst the house.
Gardens: Mango Manor’s Garden Steward is a seriously amazing gardener. In addition to the amazing front yard, the backyard is host to some beds for food production. Also, the house has been able to procure some beds at a third location
Events: Currently limited but we do a fun meeting every third Monday of the month
House Dinners: Twice a week.
House Dinner Dietary Options: Based on the needs of current members.
Memberships: Community Cycles, eGo Carshare
No Car Grant: $50 off rent per month
Laundry: Laundry in the house
Air Conditioning: the house has a central air mechanism and a fan what circulates the air
- 10 minute drive to Chautauqua park
- 20 minute bike to downtown Boulder
- 30 minute drive to Denver
- Short walk to Table Mesa Park-N-Ride with access to many local and regional bus routes
- Veggies from CSA in the spring and summer
- Abundant produce from Mango Manor gardens
Trainings and Experience
- Consensus decision-making
- Stewardship Opportunities
- Cooperative Trainings
- Social Justice and Mental Health Trainings
Pets: Allowed with discussion and permission from the house
Tobacco: Yes, limited to an area in the backyard
Inclusivity: All are welcome.
Sustainability: Mango Manor has a 11.52 kW, 32-panel solar array installed on the roof, which contributes a significant portion of the house’s energy. Check out a video of the newly installed array here!