March 27, 2014

Home Sharing Lets Seniors Save Rent and Gain a Helping Hand

As many seniors struggle with fixed incomes and an affordable housing shortage,  one service has long offered a way to cut down on costs while also […]
March 12, 2014

Female Baby Boomers Are Pioneering a New Housing Model

For many, the term “housemates” conjures up memories of those youthful years before marriage and home ownership, when unrelated people lived in a communal situation, each […]
March 7, 2014

How ‘Golden Girls’ Models the Future Of Senior Housing in Central Texas

The number of seniors living in Central Texas is soaring – and so is the cost of living. That’s making “The Golden Girls” far more than […]
February 19, 2014

Aging Senior Roommates: Saving Money and Odd Couples

When Juanita Greenwood’s son and daughter-in-law asked her to help raise their new baby boy, Greenwood happily moved out of her affordable Arizona apartment into their […]
December 13, 2013

Seniors Have Roomies, Too

Most of us know that loneliness isn’t good for us — but as we age, many of us find our circle of friends and family diminishing […]
November 15, 2013

Organization Helps Empty Nesters Refill Their Coop

ADDISON COUNTY — Whether it’s receiving rental income or assistance with household chores, or just having a friendly companion, there are many ways that homesharing could […]
November 6, 2013

HomeShare helps displaced residents find housing

For some residents displaced by Sandy, finding affordable housing continues to be a challenge. To address this need, the Affordable Housing Alliance has rolled out a […]
November 6, 2013

Home Share hires new staffer

BARRE — Home Share Now has announced it has a new staffer as an AmeriCorps member via the Vermont Housing & Conservation Board. Joel Rhodes is […]
October 21, 2013

Home Sharing Program Matches San Bruno Renters With Landlords

The San Mateo County Home Sharing Program, operated by nonprofit HIP Housing, lends a hand in the sometimes stressful task of finding a place to live, […]