October 2, 2012

Program creates shared homes for L.A.’s homeless

Inside the white bungalow in Montebello, noise rules. The television blares; a robotic voice bellows from a red radio, updating National Weather Service information. A man […]
October 1, 2012

Home Share Now – The Portrait Project

What does home sharing look like? Photographer John Lazenby set out to answer this question when he took on the Home Share Now Portrait Project. Thanks […]
June 28, 2012

LA-­Based Nonprofit Announces Production of a Shared Housing Toolkit

LOS ANGELES—Affordable Living for the Aging, a nonprofit organization dedicated to providing affordable housing for senior citizens, received a grant under Enterprise’s national Vulnerable Populations RFP to modernize […]
June 28, 2012

Census: Shared Housing is a Means of Coping with Economic Difficulties

A Census report shows that the number of shared households in the nation increased by 11.7% from 2007 to 2010, as a means of coping with […]
April 11, 2012

The High Cost of Growing Old Alone

Some single seniors are turning to roommates and other alternative living situations. One 64-year-old senior in Chicago, Bonnie Jackson, contacted a local center of National Shared Housing […]
March 22, 2012

Communal Living Attracting More 60-Something Women

Some say the ‘60s hippies are going back to the commune. Others call the growing number of female Baby Boomers rooming together “‘The Golden Girls’ phenomenon.” […]
March 9, 2012

New Trend in Home Sharing May Emerge

Senior and disabled home seekers could be a brief emerging trend in the San Mateo County Housing and Investment Project’s Home Sharing Program. With the impending […]