December 13, 2012

Shared Housing Symposium in Los Angeles

The Shared Housing Symposium, held on November 27, 2012 in Los Angeles, convened program leaders from around the country. Participants represented programs from California, Washington, Maryland, […]
October 1, 2012

11 Creative Housing Solutions

A staggering 1.9 million foreclosures were filed in 2011, according to Realtytrac. The statistics don’t say how many families were involved, but clearly that’s a lot […]
April 3, 2012

Home Sharing—A Viable Option for Older Adults

Finding a compatible roommate can be tough for anyone, but is an even greater challenge as we age and consequently become more set in our ways. […]
February 25, 2012

Ellen’s Success Story

Having raised her family on the North Shore, Ellen returned to be near family and look for a job. She’s sharing a home in Evanston, and […]
February 25, 2012

Roommate-finder doesn’t facilitate discrimination, court rules

The LA Times discusses this latest court ruling and how it affects Shared Housing. “Roommate-finder doesn’t facilitate discrimination, court rules The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals […]
February 25, 2012

Will Reverse Mortgage Underwriting Disqualify Borrowers With Boarders?

Reverse Mortgage Daily speaks with Rebecca Sheppard, program director for homesharing at St. Ambrose Housing Aid Center in Baltimore, about how Shared Housing affects reverse mortgage […]
February 25, 2012

Home Sharing Programs Work to Postpone Long-Term Care for Seniors

Senior Housing News has posted an informative article article on how Home Sharing Programs work to postpone long-term care for seniors. “In an effort to help […]
February 25, 2012

Mary & Gloria’s Success Story

Mary is an elderly female who was interested in finding two roommates for her 3BR apartment.  She wanted to charge $1,000 per room.  After being introduced […]
February 24, 2012

Shared Housing for Seniors Takes the National Stage

On August 10, 2011, as part of a weeklong conference in Atlanta, GA, NeighborWorks® America hosted a full-day symposium entitled “Ensuring Safe, Healthy Homes and Communities […]