Archive for July, 2013

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Share Housing Association reopens waiting list for seniors

Thursday, July 25th, 2013

The Shared Housing Association for Ridgewood and Environs (SHARE), which has provided affordable housing for Ridgewood and neighboring communities for more than 30 years, has reopened its housing waiting list. SHARE Program Director Marianne Bennett said the organization is now accepting applications for housing. SHARE provides all-inclusive housing ($1,100 month) for local residents age 62

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New Enterprise Homesharing Webinars on July 18 and 25

Tuesday, July 16th, 2013

As part of Enterprise’s series on shared housing, these webinars are a follow-up to the April 11th event. The first on July 18 will showcase a shared housing program that uses rent subsidies to support homesharing. The following webinar on July 25 will focus on creative ways to talk about shared housing to potential homesharers. Members

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Seniors share homes to make ends meet

Tuesday, July 16th, 2013

More than one-third of baby boomers are unmarried and most of those single folks are female. Make all the “Golden Girls” jokes you want, but the fact is that having your own place can be expensive, hard to keep up and, well, lonely. Barb, who blogs at Living Richly in Retirement, recently moved from Texas

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New York Foundation for Senior Citizens’ Home sharing program lends helping hand to residents

Tuesday, July 16th, 2013

As rents skyrocket in the borough, a free home sharing program offers a solution to those who could use a helping hand. The program is administered by the New York Foundation for Senior Citizens, and links adult hosts with guests to share their space. Resident Marcia Rosenfeld says that if it weren’t for the program,

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Greetings from the Third World Homeshare Congress

Friday, July 5th, 2013

Greetings from Oxford! I’m here at the Third World Homeshare Congress, where delegates from 13 countries are sharing the challenges and great successes of our work, as well as developing a unified and innovative vision for the future. It is an honor to represent US programs, and most especially St Ambrose: it seems that our program

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