Archive for April, 2013

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World Homeshare Congress

Friday, April 26th, 2013

Plans for the third world homeshare congress are well underway.  To be held over two days – 4th and 5th July 2013 – at the University of Oxford, starting at 10.00 a.m. on 4th July, the conference will provide plenty of opportunity for networking and exchange of news and views from the homeshare community around

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New shared housing project for young people in Barnet

Thursday, April 11th, 2013

Young people who become homeless in Barnet will be rewarded for contributing to the community through a new house-share scheme by social landlord Barnet Homes. The ‘Get Real’ project offers shared accommodation and ongoing support to young people who show a commitment to education, training or employment. The scheme is aimed at breaking the culture

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3 On Your Side: Shared Housing On The Rise

Tuesday, April 2nd, 2013

Let’s face it, the cost of living in the U.S. is expensive and isn’t getting any cheaper! To save money and pool resources many people have found new creative ways to put a very nice roof over their heads. The growing trend of house sharing it isn’t just for twenty-somethings. Click here to read the

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High rents drive demand for home-sharing

Monday, April 1st, 2013

Anyone who has tried to find a rental on the Midpeninsula recently knows that rents seem higher than ever locally — a fact confirmed by a recent study that found San Mateo County to be the third most expensive rental market in the country. The study by the National Low Income Housing Coalition found that

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