October 18, 2013

Baltimore Group Serves Community Through ‘Matchmaking’

Match.com and eHarmony could learn a thing or two from the homesharing service offered by St. Ambrose Housing Aid Center in Baltimore: Even the most sophisticated […]
October 15, 2013

Home Sharing an Option for Seniors

The roommates share bathrooms and have each other’s shower times memorized. They fold each other’s laundry when someone leaves it in the dryer too long. They […]
October 9, 2013

We’ve Got Some Big Houses–That We Could Share

Just 60 years ago, the average American had 291 square feet of living space. Now it’s close to 1,000 square feet. Have we changed our needs […]
October 8, 2013

8 Things Your City Should Be Doing to Help You Age Well

There soon will be more people over the age of 60 in New York City than schoolchildren. The city is finally taking action. It felt like […]
September 26, 2013

Collaborative Housing Aims To Build Housing For The Sharing Economy

The sharing economy has made it possible for people to extract new value from peer-to-peer rentals of their homes, cars and other items. But what if […]
September 9, 2013

Shared housing: A look at real-life ‘Golden Girls’

In the ’80s America fell in love with Blanche, Dorothy, Rose and Sophia — characters from the NBC comedy “The Golden Girls.” The sitcom about four […]
September 9, 2013

Age UK Oxfordshire explores possible Homeshare scheme for elderly and young students

Age UK Oxfordshire is surveying older people in the Oxford area to gather opinions about a homecare scheme which could see older people matched with younger […]
August 28, 2013

Home sharing program a win-win solution

Finding the right housemate can be difficult at the best of times, but with a disability it can be even harder. But an ACT program is […]
August 27, 2013

Renters return to sharing in face of soaring costs

Large numbers of people are returning to flat-sharing after living alone or with a partner, new research has revealed. House share website SpareRoom.co.uk’s data shows that […]