Looking For Housing to Share?
Most often, our home providers are looking to provide a private bedroom plus shared use of the common spaces in the home, like kitchen and living room. But sometimes home providers have an entire floor to offer, or a little apartment, or a duplex. Here is a partial listing of folks offering housing to share in Home Share Now's service area.
Please browse the listings and see if anything catches your eye. Keep in mind we get new enrollments every week and that this is not a complete list.
Later-80s woman looking to rent furnished room with private bath in lovely old well-maintained cape home in Stowe. Asking for no money, but instead 10-12 hours / week of services including support with bedtime routine; morning medication reminder and breakfast routine; keeping kitchen tidy; pick up groceries; walk around the house. A piano player, academic and former teacher, she has a strong professional and family support system.
Large home to share in rural Wolcott. Home has been shared many times throughout the years. This intellectual, outdoorsy Home Provider is looking for $400- 500/mth. Ideal home sharer would be someone quiet, positive and friendly. Home is also shared with a small dog, another dog may be considered.
Cozy bedroom in rambling antique farm house for $300 month including all utilities and cable TV. This elder home provider is looking for a reliable, self-sufficient home seeker who is still active. A person who works full time would be ideal. The house is neat and clean and this home provider expects someone who would clean up after themselves and keep their room clean and tidy. Her friends and family describe her as wonderful and caring; easy going; loving and giving; very independent and outgoing; optimistic and talkative; and creative. Garden space available.
Rent Free! Bedroom with large closet, and private bathroom available in this tidy, well maintained Hyde Park mobile home. This elder is looking to exchange the room for an overnight protective presence and 10 - 12 hours of services to include things like, helping to get a meal, house keeping, gardening and lawn work, and errands. This elder is a friendly and often up-beat woman who struggles with hearing loss. She has family who live near by and are a support to her. She loves flowers and planting flowers, "someone who enjoys flower gardening would be lovely." Home provider also loves dogs and would like to share her home with someone who has a calm dog.
Share this Morrisville home with a man in his mid 70's looking for companionship, shared meals, some transportation, and a protective presence. Someone interested in joining him at church would be a bonus. Depending on services, any financial contribution to the home will be negotiated. The home is in a quiet neighborhood within walking distance to downtown. No pets and no smoking.
This couple in their 80's have been married for 65 years and they have a very nice, private, and partially furnished apartment to offer to the right person for $400/month which includes heat and hot water. The ideal match perhaps works part time, leaving enough time in the day to provide 10 - 12 hours of services per week to include assistance with laundry, a bit of companionship, and a few meals per week.
Neat and clean double wide home on quiet road in Eden near Route 100. Home Provider is seeking $500 month for small furnished room and private full bath. Well maintained, large yard for gardening. Home has 2 cats; a dog would be welcome.
Home provider with vision to create permaculture farm hopes to find someone who can help carry out this goal. Home provider is there part-time along with 1 dog, 3 cats, and 2 horses. Asking $500 + for rent.
Rent Free room in small, cozy home, only 20 minutes to downtown Barre. Home Provider looking for services in exchange for rent, including shoveling, protective presence, cooking, pellet stove duties, and errands. Chemical and scent free home and no pets.
Home provider in Bradford looking to open home to someone who is open minded, easy going and sociable. Home provider is hoping to find someone willing to help out with outdoor chores and heavy lifting when needed. The beautiful home is also shared with 2 dogs, another dog may be considered. $500/mth includes wifi and great garden space!
Compassionate, independent, animal lover looking to share her home. Quiet home down a dirt road in Braintree. Home Provider is looking for some help with wood/snow chores and an extra hand with house projects. Asking $425/mth depending on services. Home seeker must be an animal lover without any pets of thier own. Carpentry skills a plus!
Two small room plus private bathroom in double-wide mobile home. Home is located in a quiet country setting not far from a main road. Seeking energy conscious person(s) for this solar powered home. Home provider is an herbalist who follows a healthy life style. Would you like to help with gardening for share in what is produced? Two dogs also reside there and home provider is open to possibility of another pet. Rent is negotiable, but home provider needs at least $500 per month.
Man in later fifties offering room for rent in old farmhouse in Cabot. Asking $4-$500 and the possibility of some services including lawn help, snow chores, wood chores and tending the woodstove. Dog, cat and 2 horses already share home and barn, and more animals are possible. Large room, shared bathroom.
This 61-year-old home provider in Cabot is looking for someone to share her solar-powered and wood-heated cabin in exchange for some financial contribution (perhaps $250?) plus some help with the home. She works full-time in a hospital. Services might include help with snow/lawn chores, firewood, plowing, gardening, and pet care. She currently shares the home with a shy cat and a Rhodesian Ridgeback – other pets considered. She likes to garden, kayak, cook, and be outdoors. Her references describe her as sweet, upbeat, mellow, private, and gets along with everyone.
Winter house sitting from November 30 2017 to May 17 2018 at lovely home in Middlesex while owners are away. Asking $425 / month and watching over home, brushing off cars, shoveling walkway and watching heating and plumbing systems. Home is fully furnished.
46 year old home provider is looking for a home share to help with expenses. Rent is negotiable, to include all utilities, plus internet and a smart television. This home provider is hoping to share his home with someone interested in cooperative living and sharing housekeeping chores. Services in lieu of part of rent could include mowing the lawn and meal preparation. He is interested in sharing meals and spending time together if they share common interests. He loves watching comedies and documentaries, playing bingo, and classic cars. His friends and family describe him as hardworking and dependable, friendly, polite and refined and easy to be with. He loves to share his cooking with others. He likes to help people. His neighbors profess to having adopted him and describe him as easy going, even tempered, and trustworthy.
Two spaces are offered. A rustic cabin for $500/month. There is electricity, composting toilet and a woodstove in the cabin. Water and showers are available in the main house. A room in the house is also available for $400, including a shared bathroom.The property is shared with a couple in their 50's and an aging parent, who share their time between the home here and another home out-of-state. Someone would need four wheel drive for mud season.
This woman in her mid-50's is looking for financial assistance to help pay her bills. This generous, kind, hardworking, respectful, and independent woman (as described by her references) is looking for $600/month for a room in a mobile home. The home sharer would have a private bathroom. The home is shared with a small dog; a cat or second small dog would be considered. The home provider smokes in the home and would welcome another smoker.
This home provider is offering a room in her small home in downtown Montpelier for $500 month. She is a lively, optimistic, semi-retired 86 year old who is very independent. She lives during the cold months of the year in her house in Montpelier and during the warm months she lives at her camp nearby—a home sharer could also come to camp. She is very attached to the camp and spends as many months of the year there as possible. A home-seeker would have the home in Montpelier to themselves through the warm months, May - October..
Furnished room in ranch home in Barre available for $300/month in home with late-60s woman. Would love a friendly individual who can help with yard work and some companionship. Pets may be considered as long as they get along with the cat that currently reside there.
Early 30’s male has bedroom to offer. 12 hours / week in exchange for rent. Services include household chores, transportation, companionship. Black lab lives in home, another mellow dog considered.
Soft spoken, nature loving 67 year old woman seeking a home share person to share her cabin in the woods in the mountains of Rochester. She is hoping for someone who can provide some companionship, help with cooking, and occasional transportation which would equal about 5 hours of services per week. She also needs $200 rent. This home offers lots of light and trees to view out every window; a private bedroom with closet, and a private bath, except for shared shower. Plenty of cozy space to enjoy throughout the cabin. This home provider is described as caring and compassionate, loving, free-spirited and very bright and honest.
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