August 5, 2013

Co-ops, collectives offer urban housing options

Sharing meals, household chores and lives is becoming more commonplace for everyone from young adults to senior citizens. During the 1960s, this type of living arrangement […]
August 1, 2013

Shared housing: A step toward adulthood and away from crime

For Stephanie Sanches, 19, moving into shared housing for young people in the neighborhood of Lapa in the city of São Paulo brought with it a […]
July 25, 2013

Share Housing Association reopens waiting list for seniors

The Shared Housing Association for Ridgewood and Environs (SHARE), which has provided affordable housing for Ridgewood and neighboring communities for more than 30 years, has reopened […]
July 16, 2013

Seniors share homes to make ends meet

More than one-third of baby boomers are unmarried and most of those single folks are female. Make all the “Golden Girls” jokes you want, but the […]
July 16, 2013

New York Foundation for Senior Citizens’ Home sharing program lends helping hand to residents

As rents skyrocket in the borough, a free home sharing program offers a solution to those who could use a helping hand. The program is administered […]
June 26, 2013

Homesharing Program to Launch in Central Virginia

A new program is launching in central Virginia to match homeowners who want to share their houses with people looking for a place to live. The […]
June 20, 2013

Booming | Sharing a home is a financial, emotional boost

Shared housing is a boomer trend that’s growing by leaps and bounds. A good example is “The Golden Girls,”the popular ’80s TV series where four older […]
June 18, 2013

Boomer Housemates Have More Fun

Today more than 1 in every 3 baby boomers — that huge glut of people born between 1948 and 1964 — is unmarried. And those unmarried […]
June 13, 2013

Retired, with Roommate: Seniors Share the Rent

Some seniors have nice homes, but not a lot of ready cash. Others are renters, and not particularly comfortable with that regular money drain. And there […]