December 13, 2012

Shared Housing Symposium in Los Angeles

The Shared Housing Symposium, held on November 27, 2012 in Los Angeles, convened program leaders from around the country. Participants represented programs from California, Washington, Maryland, […]
December 5, 2012

Co-Housing Making a Comeback as Aging in Place Model for Boomers?

Home sharing, also called co-housing, is nothing new—but the model may experience a resurgence across the country, and seniors are on the front lines of the […]
November 30, 2012

Shared housing with non relatives on the rise

As a member of the board of Whidbey Island Share a Home (W.I.S.H.) it comes as no surprise that more and more non-relative and non-spouse and […]
October 9, 2012

Sharing a home to stay at home

Three years after her husband passed away, Joyce Daniels knew she’d had enough of living alone. So she went about finding the right roommate with assistance […]
October 2, 2012

Program creates shared homes for L.A.’s homeless

Inside the white bungalow in Montebello, noise rules. The television blares; a robotic voice bellows from a red radio, updating National Weather Service information. A man […]
October 1, 2012

Home Share Now – The Portrait Project

What does home sharing look like? Photographer John Lazenby set out to answer this question when he took on the Home Share Now Portrait Project. Thanks […]
June 28, 2012

LA-­Based Nonprofit Announces Production of a Shared Housing Toolkit

LOS ANGELES—Affordable Living for the Aging, a nonprofit organization dedicated to providing affordable housing for senior citizens, received a grant under Enterprise’s national Vulnerable Populations RFP to modernize […]
June 28, 2012

Census: Shared Housing is a Means of Coping with Economic Difficulties

A Census report shows that the number of shared households in the nation increased by 11.7% from 2007 to 2010, as a means of coping with […]
February 24, 2012

Shared Housing for Seniors Takes the National Stage

On August 10, 2011, as part of a weeklong conference in Atlanta, GA, NeighborWorks® America hosted a full-day symposium entitled “Ensuring Safe, Healthy Homes and Communities […]