January 21, 2019

Housing-first policy combats homelessness

I was very distressed to read of the death of John Tarbay, a homeless man who lived under the Hamilton Street bridge. His death highlights the dire […]
April 25, 2014

Dallas “New Year ~ New You” Program Gives Clients Job Resources

Unemployment and the subsequent loss of one’s apartment is the main reason Shared Housing in Dallas, TX has seen a spike in the number of women […]
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 19, 2013


Unemployment is one of the most forbidding words in the English language. If you don’t have money socked away for emergencies, it doesn’t matter if you’re […]
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

When ‘Fixed Income’ Means Getting By On Social Security

Social Security has long been thought of as just part of a retirement plan — along with pensions and savings — but it turns out a […]