What is the NSHRC?
The National Shared Housing Resource Center (NSHRC) is a network of independent non-profit homesharing programs across the United States. Our goals are to raise awareness of the benefits of homesharing, encourage best practices and cross learning among programs, and to foster the development of new homesharing programs.
What is Homesharing?
Homesharing enables two or more unrelated people to share housing for their mutual benefit. A person offers a private bedroom and shared common area in exchange for rent, help around the house or a combination of the two. Every homesharing arrangement is unique. It’s about people helping people.
In the U.S., some homeshare programs work in specific neighborhoods, others in much larger geographic areas. Some programs target specific populations, but most focus on matching older adults with younger homesharers. If you are looking for a housemate, visit the Program Directory which lists Homesharing programs by State.
Training for New and Emerging Homesharing Programs
This training is to help establish or fortify a new homesharing program based on the non-profit, comprehensive model that HomeShare Vermont has developed. The training is appropriate if you have a new program (3 years or less) or simply working towards establishing a new program.