June 13, 2013

Home Share Now of Barre: Home is where the share is

When central Vermont’s local home share program was launched a decade ago, the idea of older residents opening up their homes to strangers was a radical […]
June 12, 2013

Shared housing transcends age groups in Japan

A style of shared housing in which young people live with the elderly has cropped up across Japan, freeing elderly residents from the fear of living […]
June 5, 2013

Big Midtown homes are candidates for HomeSharing program

Midtown is rich with large old homes that can be a challenge to maintain and keep as people age, but there is a program to help. […]
June 4, 2013

House Sharing for Boomer Women Who Would Rather Not Live Alone

The time was right for the three 50-something women to pool their resources and buy a house togehter. Louise Machinist, a clinical psychologist, was ready to […]
May 16, 2013

Co-housing becoming the new norm in today’s economy

Let’s face it. The cost of living in the U.S. is expensive and isn’t getting any cheaper.  To save money and pool resources we found many […]
May 14, 2013

‘Share houses’ growing on purpose

While the use of “share houses,” where people with no connections with each other live together, are on the rise in Japan, dwellings occupied by people […]
May 9, 2013

Seniors share living space for financial and emotional reasons

Joyce Kane lives with two women who pay rent, don’t smoke and like her cats. Kane, a 64-year-old divorcee, has been sharing her central New Jersey […]
May 1, 2013

Tacoma homesharing program helps homeless teens

With nearly 3,000 young adults roaming the streets looking for a place to sleep, Tacoma’s homeless problem has become critical. “Shared Housing Services” formed in January […]
April 11, 2013

New shared housing project for young people in Barnet

Young people who become homeless in Barnet will be rewarded for contributing to the community through a new house-share scheme by social landlord Barnet Homes. The […]