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 gaining valuable companionship.
The Home Sharing Program, a free service provided since 1981 by the nonprofit New York Foundation for Senior Citizens (NYFSC), allows adults in all five boroughs to either “host” a roommate (if they have the extra space) or become a “guest” in the home of a compatible match.
[…] National Shared Housing Organization. Home-sharing Lets Seniors Save Rent and Gain a Helping Hand. Available online at http://nationalsharedhousing.org/home-sharing-lets-seniors-save-rent-and-gain-a-helping-hand/. […]