- Do you have any current plans to replicate your OSR in Idaho? And when would that occur? One place I have looked at that is abundant in resources and have lived there in the past is Alaska, Not saying you will ever go that far. But it would be an inexpensive starting point for land and building codes. Just a thought.
Here’s what needs to happen before we can start building an OSR community in Idaho:
1. At least 6 people will need to put up $30k to $40k as the first 6 shareholders in the Idaho co-op.
(This is how Utah’s was started).
2. Those funds will then be used to:
a. Hire our co-op attorney to incorporate the co-op according to Idaho law, and
b. Make an offer on at least 1,000 acres of arable land.
Finding the land at a reasonable price will definitely be the hardest part.
Sadly, we may have to wait until after the next real estate price adjustment to proceed.
You can keep tabs on the progress here:
One strategy would be to join the Utah OSR Land Co-op, build out a homestead there, and when Idaho’s is available, build there and sell your spot in Utah’s. That way, you’re enjoying the benefits of no mortgage and no utility bills (and all the other benefits) while