HOMESHARING PROGRAM DIRECTORY

This Program Directory lists independent Home Sharing Programs around the Country to help consumers who want to Home Share. NSHRC is not a housing provider. The Directory is made available to help you find a program that exists in your area. NSHRC does not have legal authority over programs listed in the Directory.

If you are currently operating a non-profit Home Sharing Program and would like to be listed on the NSHRC Program Directory, please view the criteria to list your Home Sharing Program. If your program meets the criteria, you will have the opportunity to complete an application to be listed on this website.

California

  • Match-up Program
  • Address: Ventura, CA
  • Phone: 805-477-7300 Option 3
  • Contact: Sonia Vaughn
  • Email:  Home.Share@ventura.org
  • Notes: Sponsored by Housing Authority of Ventura for residents of City of Ventura.
  • Program: Home Match Contra Costa County
  • Address: 2185 North California Blvd, Suite 575, Walnut Creek 94596
  • Contact: Gabriela Perez
  • Phone: 925-956-7385
  • Email: gperez@frontporch.net 
  • Website: https://covia.org/services/home-match/
  • Notes: Seekers must live, work, or study in Contra Costa County. Providers must live in Contra Costa County.
  • Program: Home Match Marin
  • Address: 851 Irwin St Suite 200G, San Rafael CA 94901
  • Contact: Sheila Womack
  • Phone: (415) 456-906
  • Email: swomack@frontporch.net
  • Website:  https://covia.org/services/home-match/
  • Notes: Seekers must live, work, or study in Marin County. Providers must live in Marin County.
  • Program: Home Match Monterey County
  • Address: 484 Washington St., B522, Monterey, CA 93940
  • Contact: Doris Beckman
  • Phone: 831-760.5529
  • Email: dbeckman@frontporch.net
  • Website: covia.org
  • Notes: Monterey Peninsula: Carmel, Del Rey Oaks, Marina, Monterey, Pacific Grove, Sand City, Seaside. By appointment only
  • Organization Name: Placer People of Faith Together
  • Program Start Date: 2021
  • Program Name: HomeShare American River
  • Street Address: 4305 Roosevelt Ave., Sacramento, CA 95820
  • Contact: Justin Ellerby
  • Phone: (530) 746-8681
  • Email: justin@homeshareamericanriver.org
  • Website:  https://homeshareamericanriver.org/
  • Target Populations Served: Unrestricted, but prioritizing matches including a person 60+ years of age.
  • Geographic Service Area: Within 40 minutes’ drive of western Placer County (e.g; Roseville, Auburn).
  • Participant Eligibility Restrictions: None!
  • Fees Charged To Participants: Sliding scale suggested donation of $15 – 50.

Colorado

Florida

  • Match-up Homesharing Program
  • Address: Punta Gorda, FL
  • Phone: 941.258.5255
  • Contact: Anna Callwood
  • Email: iamgpgi@live.com

Georgia

  • Organization Name: Jewish Family & Career Services
  • Program Start Date: 2021
  • Program Name: HomeShare ATL
  • Street Address: Aviv Older Adult Services, 4549 Chamblee Dunwoody Road,  Atlanta, GA 30338
  • Contact: Jean Cohen
  • Phone: 404 677 9435
  • Email: jcohen@jfcsatl.org
  • Website: https://jfcsatl.org/services/aviv-older-adults/home-sharing
  • Target Populations Served: Metro Atlanta seniors 60+ seeking to share a home with an adult to remain independent, for companionship, peace of mind security and safety, possibly for rent income and/or service exchange. For seekers wanting affordable housing with amenities of a private home and meeting complementary needs. Nonsectarian.
  • Geographic Service Area: Home providers must live in Cobb, DeKalb, Fulton or Gwinnett county. No restrictions on home seekers.
  • Participant Eligibility Restrictions: Participants must be 21+ and for a match candidate one, owner or seeker, must be 60+.
  • Fees Charged To Participants: Each applicant, owner or seeker, is required to submit a completed application and an interview. To proceed, applicants will need to pay a small non-refundable application fee towards the expense of the required background screening. Assistance available for fees if needed.

Illinois

  • Match-up Homesharing Program
  • http://www.centerofconcern.org
  • Address: Park Ridge, IL
  • Phone: 847.823.0453
  • Contact: Jessica Raap
  • Email: jraap@centerofconcern.org
  • Notes: Serving suburban Cook County primarily, for more than 20 years for adults of all ages. Also offers transitional housing with supportive services, homelessness prevention assistance; also Salvation Army extension site for utility/gasoline, etc., assistance. 20 other services for area residents.

Louisiana

Maryland

  • Match-up Homesharing Program
  • http://www.stambrosehousing.org
  • Address: Baltimore, MD
  • Phone: 410.366.8550
  • Contact: Karen Heyward-West
  • Email: KarenH@stambros.org
  • Notes: Non-profit match service matching homeowners with compatible tenants to rent a room.
  • Organization Name: Housing Initiative Partnership
  • Program Name: Montgomery County Home Sharing Program
  • Program Start Date: 2020
  • Address: 12900 Middlebrook Road, Suite 500, Germantown, MD 20874
  • Phone: 301-85-SHARE (301-857-4273)
  • Contact: Michele Higgs, Community Outreach Coordinator
  • Email:  HomeShare@hiphomes.org
  • Website: www.HIPhomes.org/home-sharing
  • Target Populations Served: Senior homeowners with a safe and attractive spare bedroom or ADU for long-term rental, renters of all ages seeking affordable housing options. Homeowner must live in the home full time to participate. In some cases, light housekeeping (e.g.; raking leaves clearing snow, errands, shared transportation) can be bartered for a reduction in rent.
  • Geographic Service Area: Montgomery County, MD

Massachusetts

Michigan

New Jersey

  • Match-up Homesharing Program
  • http://www.womensrights.org
  • Address: Englewood, NJ
  • Phone: 201.568.1166
  • Contact: Susan Bendes
  • Email: sbendes@womensrights.org
  • Notes: Housemates must be able to share financial obligations and to meet their own basic needs. In some cases, services such as childcare, senior care, or housekeeping are bartered for a reduced financial share.

New York

  • Match-up Homesharing Program
  • http://www.nyfsc.org
  • Address: New York, NY
  • Phone: 212.962.7559
  • Contact: Elizabeth Sofield
  • Email: esofield@nyfscltcop.org
  • Notes: Match must include person 60 or over. Also serves persons living with a developmental disability.

North Carolina

Oregon

Pennsylvania

  • Match-up Homesharing Program
  • Shared Housing and Resource Exchange
  • Address: 150 Pike County Blvd., Hawley, PA 18428
  • Phone: 570-832-0538
  • Contact: Lauren Buccine, MSW – SHARE Housing Counselor
  • Email: lbuccine@pikepa.org
  • Match-up Homesharing Program
  • Address: 150 Pike County Blvd., Hawley, PA 18428
  • Phone: 570-832-5133
  • Contact: Larisa Yusko – SHARE Housing Counselor
  • Email: lyusko@pikepa.org
  • Match-up Homesharing Program
  • Union/Synder Agency on Aging
  • Address: 116 North 2nd Street, Lewisburg, PA 17837
  • Phone: 570-524-2100  ext. 1013
  • Cell: 570-412-4620
  • Contact: Dea Schader – SHARE Housing Counselor
  • Email: dschader@usaaa17.org
  • Match-up Homesharing Program
  • Address: 1034 Park Ave., Meadville, PA 16335
  • Phone: 814-336-1792  ext. 148
  • Contact: Kaycee Keas
  • Email: kkeas@activeaging.org
  • Match-up Homesharing Program
  • Venango County Older Adult Services
  • Address: 1 Dale Ave., Franklin, PA 16323
  • Phone: 814-432-9711
  • Contact: Jeremy Tidd
  • Email: jtidd@co.venango.pa.us

Texas

  • Match-up Homesharing Program
  • http://www.sharedhousing.org
  • Address: Dallas, TX
  • Phone: 214.821.8510
  • Contact: Maria Machado
  • Email: mmachado@sharedhousing.org
  • Notes: Services for aged 21 and over. Shared Living Residence: 12-month service for homeless single-parent families and older adults. Match-up considered a transitional and permanent housing solution.

Vermont

Washington

  • Match-up Homesharing Program
  • http://www.sharedhousingservices.org
  • Address: Tacoma, WA
  • Phone: 253.272.1532
  • Contact: Mark Merrill – Executive Director
  • Email: shstacomapc@harbornet.com
  • Notes: Since 1991, Shared Housing Services, a 501c3 nonprofit, has been serving all of Pierce County, Washington through its Homesharing Programs. The Adult Homesharing Programs work to prevent AND reduce homelessness by assisting home providers to remain stably housed while at the same time creating affordable housing options for those who are currently experiencing housing insecurity or homelessness. The Youth Host Home Program assist young adults experiencing homelessness, build the skills and self-sufficiency to obtain and sustain permanent housing.

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