April 2, 2013

3 On Your Side: Shared Housing On The Rise

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 many people have […]
April 1, 2013

High rents drive demand for home-sharing

Anyone who has tried to find a rental on the Midpeninsula recently knows that rents seem higher than ever locally — a fact confirmed by a […]
February 7, 2013

Shared Housing Advice for Older Gays and Lesbians

Social isolation is a major problem facing many older LGBT adults. Most lack the family support systems enjoyed by heterosexuals; they’re twice as likely to be […]
December 5, 2012

Shared Housing and Food Stamps Rose in 2011

The number of adults living in shared housing and the number receiving food stamps increased since before the beginning of the recession through 2011, but the […]
October 16, 2012

Share and share alike

St Ambrose Housing Aid Center, based in an attractive town house on a quiet residential road seems a world away from the Baltimore of gungs and […]
October 1, 2012

11 Creative Housing Solutions

A staggering 1.9 million foreclosures were filed in 2011, according to Realtytrac. The statistics don’t say how many families were involved, but clearly that’s a lot […]
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 […]
April 3, 2012

Home Sharing—A Viable Option for Older Adults

Finding a compatible roommate can be tough for anyone, but is an even greater challenge as we age and consequently become more set in our ways. […]
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.” […]