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Do you have housing to share?

Are you wondering who our home seekers are and what they are looking for in a match? Feel free to click through this partial listing to see who wants to share housing (maybe with you?!?) in Home Share Now's service area. We encourage you to browse the listings and see if anyone sounds like what you are looking for. Keep in mind we get new enrollments every week and that this is not a complete list.

Home Share Now Listings:
Caledonia County -
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Services for Room - Northern VT
#3909

Later-50s woman who grew up on dairy farm in northern VT is looking for housing as far north as possible, up towards Derby, VT. She is offering up to 10-12 hours / week of services including lawn work, errands and transportation, snow chores, heavy lifting, garbage, pet care, cooking/baking. She likes fishing, photography, gardening, and being active outdoors. Has a friendly, well-behaved cat. She is described by her friends as generous, super friendly, upfront, kind hearted, “a good girl”, patient, and good with people.

Lamoille County -
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Rural areas around Johnson and Lamoille County
#4265

55-year old single woman is looking for a home share preferably in a more rural area of Lamoille County with the more privacy and quiet the better. She is looking for a quiet, clean, uncluttered housing situation requiring a cost share of up to $500 with a person who is mutually respectful. Currently in graduate school and working and her daily schedule might change with each semester.  She eats a healthy diet of fruits, vegetables, and lean proteins.  She enjoys outdoor activities such as canoeing, kayaking, camping, hiking, gardening, walking, snowshoeing and archery. She describes herself as being quiet, clean, uncluttered, respectful, honest, accountable, having a sense of humor, loving animals, and oriented towards the outdoors and nature.  She states she would be comfortable with people of all ages, but wants clear boundaries and respect between she and her home share match. Ideally they would both want a harmonious, peaceful space with open communication being paramount.

Johnson, Jeffersonville
#4246

Single female, mother of two grown children & grandmother. Native Vermonter with an associates Degree in Business.  Looking for affordable rent and willing to provide services in exchange for rent in Jeffersonville/Johnson area including 10 – 12 hours per week combination of: overnight protective presence, light housekeeping, errands & transportation, snow chores, taking out garbage, pet care cooking. She describes herself as a clean person, and looking for same, having a sense of humor, and quiet. Likes being outdoors, and walking trails. References describe her as honest, happy-go-lucky, and good person.  A good fit for this home seeker might be an older person, someone needing to be taken care of, someone who needs help or being transported to doctor’s appointments. She comes with a 13-year old Huskie mix dog.

Stowe, Morrisville, Waterbury
#4222

Twenty-seven-year-old male is looking for affordable housing near his work at a Stowe, Vermont resort to include Stowe, Morrisville and Waterbury. Willing to make a monthly financial contribution, or exchange rent for 10 to 12 hours of services per week.  He will need a furnished space and a home provider aware that he works 8:00 am – 4:00 pm Monday through Friday, so is not available during the day. He envisions himself being matched with an older, maybe middle-aged male, but is open to all types of people.

 

Services for Room - Northern VT
#3909

Later-50s woman who grew up on dairy farm in northern VT is looking for housing as far north as possible, up towards Derby, VT. She is offering up to 10-12 hours / week of services including lawn work, errands and transportation, snow chores, heavy lifting, garbage, pet care, cooking/baking. She likes fishing, photography, gardening, and being active outdoors. Has a friendly, well-behaved cat. She is described by her friends as generous, super friendly, upfront, kind hearted, “a good girl”, patient, and good with people.

Seeking Own Space in Rural Location
#398

Woman and mature teenage son seeking housing in rural location, preferably close to Wolcott. Separate space with 2 bdrms would be ideal, but open to all possibilities. Both enjoy being outdoors, growing food, gardening, hiking. Son is mature, thoughtful, motivated young man who is handy around the house and working towards becoming an electrician and a pastor. Mother friendly, sincere and caring and can provide a range of services, and has a very flexible schedule. OK with rural, off-the-grid living. Experience with farm animals, woodstoves, etc.

Orange County -
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Rochester / Surrounding Area
#397

Woman seeking housing in Rochester or surrounding area to be closer to work as a teacher. She enjoys tea, conversation, walks, movies, books, and gardening. Quiet, kind, introverted. She is out from morning until late afternoon, but around this schedule is available for up to 12 hours / week of services. Also willing to offer up to $4-$500.

Thetford Area
#4226

Single female looking for affordable housing situation near West Lebanon, NH. Native Vermonter, mother of grown children. Describes herself as being caring, compassionate, flexible, friendly, reserved, having a sense of humor, and being helpful but not wanting to step on toes. She enjoys hunting, fishing, 4-wheeling, being outdoors, visiting and reading.  Looking for long-term home share with the right person. References say she gets along with both young and old people, having a good head on her shoulders, loyal, practical, hard-working, knows boundaries, and has a great heart. Can pay up to $400 and provide services including an overnight protective presence, light housekeeping, lawn work, snow chores, heavy lifting, taking out garbage, pet care, and cooking.

 

 

Bradford to White River Junction
#4083

Self-employed single female 59 seeks home for herself and four aging cats between Bradford and White River Junction. Can contribute up to $350 a month and/or provide services. This professional house cleaner has five grandchildren, likes to bike, hike, walk, read, and garden. Her church is important to her. She is a non-smoker who would like a home share that allows her private space, but allows for some measured social interaction with her home provider.

South Central Vermont; Windsor County, WRJ area
#4080

Single female 56 looking for a non-smoking home share in south central Vermont/ Windsor County/White River Junction. Her job as a Nurse Case Manager overseeing caregivers in southern Vermont and parts of New Hampshire will have her working out of the home and going to client homes to sign them up for services and do start of care assessments. She will need a home share location with WiFi and cable so she can conduct her business. When not working she enjoys sewing and the beach.

 

Southern Orange County
#135

This home seeker in her early 60's is looking to live in Randolph, South Royalton, Bethel, or Sharon for $400 or less. She loves to cook and would be happy to prepare some meals for her home share match. This home seeker works a busy and demanding job and doesn't have much energy after work. She is looking for a peaceful home and would prefer a private, separate space -- she is very neat. Friends describe her as balanced, passionate, great company, and a people-person.

Newbury / Wells River
#112

Experienced Home Seeker in early 60s seeking next match in Wells River / Newbury area. She can offer $200 / month and the full range of services, aside from heavy lifting. She would like the option to get a dog (hers passed away recently), have chickens, and garden space but these are not deal breakers. She is a farmer and has worked in law enforcement, disability rights and disaster response. She’s chatty, frugal and loves animals, both pets and farm.

Orleans County -
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We are sorry but home sharing services aren't available to folks wanting to live in your county. You may find the Vermonters Guide to Home Sharing useful, a DIY home sharing guide made available by our sister organization, HomeShare Vermont.
Washington County -
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Central Vermont, East Montpelier, Calais, Montpelier
#4305

Amiable, mature single male looking for a home sharing opportunity within a half hour drive of his Montpelier job. He has had varied professional careers in accounting, teaching, home health, and baking. He is looking for both affordable housing and having a social relationship with his home provider. He is fit and enjoys walking, ice skating, and biking.  He also enjoys reading, playing cards, and board games. He describes himself as being quiet, having a sense of humor, liking the outdoors, having a spiritual side, empathetic and compassionate. He envisions his potential match to be intellectual, having had an interesting life, and being honest. His work keeps him busy during the week, so he would be available to his home share evenings, some afternoons and weekends.  A reference describes him as personable, a gentle soul, easy-going, thoughtful, and a good guy.

Seeking Housing in Central VT
#4301

A fit, active 90-year old male interested in living independently in HSN’s Central Vermont service area. A veteran and most recently a transplant from Maine, he has traveled widely and is ready to settle in Vermont. He is looking for an affordable living situation to include a social relationship with his home provider to include sharing an occasional meal, some companionship and provision of limited services. He describes himself as a private person, but sociable; irreverent, but civilized; respectful, compassionate, and having a sense of humor. He enjoys classical music, reading, current events, gardening, and a weekly martini. References speak to him being, responsible, honest, neat, and a caring person.

Montpelier, Barre, Calais, Berlin
#4237

Young single, professional woman with Masters from Vermont Law School living in Montpelier for two years. Experienced AmeriCorps service provider. Sees home sharing largely as roommates, but can see sharing occasional meals with match. Would like to feel like a friend or partnership rather than a guest.  Describes herself as being quiet, friendly, a kind and compassionate person, more of an introvert, and likes being outdoors. A reference says she would be a good fit with someone who values the environment and environmental issues.  Has a full workday schedule and usually home by 5:15 pm. Likes to watch TV and Netflix and practice piano (with headphones) in the evening. Her 17-year old cat would not do well with other animals.

 

Stowe, Morrisville, Waterbury
#4222

Twenty-seven-year-old male is looking for affordable housing near his work at a Stowe, Vermont resort to include Stowe, Morrisville and Waterbury. Willing to make a monthly financial contribution, or exchange rent for 10 to 12 hours of services per week.  He will need a furnished space and a home provider aware that he works 8:00 am – 4:00 pm Monday through Friday, so is not available during the day. He envisions himself being matched with an older, maybe middle-aged male, but is open to all types of people.

 

5 Miles to Montpelier/Barre, ideally walking distance
#4166

Busy young professional searching for housing within 5 miles of Montpelier or Barre, and ideally within walking distance of a downtown. Can afford up to $550 / month, as well as up to 5 hrs / week of services in lieu of part of rent including an overnight protective presence, light housekeeping, lawn work, snow chores, heavy lifting, garbage, pet care, and cooking. Prefers an unfurnished room. She enjoys quiet time but also connecting with folks, and enjoys reading, volunteering, Netflix, socializing, events/drama, concert and meeting up with friends.

5-10 Miles to Montpelier
#139

60 year old home seeker who lives simply is looking for a home within 5-10 miles of Montpelier and with trees nearby, and a home provider who respects the earth and loves to share good food.  Budget for financial contribution is modest, but can offer to trade services, including companionship, protective presence, gardening & lawn work, cooking, and possibly massage This home seeker loves to survive in the wilderness and follow the traditions of Native Americans.  She works as a caregiver for the elderly and she is also a massage therapist.  She respects cultural differences and is knowledgeable about the world.  She likes living with other people and describes herself as a creative, friendly introvert. She loves to tell and listen to stories, sing and dance, and be outside in the wilderness or in a garden.  This home seeker's friends describe her as positive and outgoing, respectful, caring of the environment, a great cook, honest, generous, kind, and thoughtful. 

10 Miles to Monty
#4121

30-year-old professional and cuddly, well-mannered mutt seek housing within 10 miles of Montpelier. Home seeker is hoping to pay $4-$500 and provide services including: an overnight protective presence, lawn work, snow chores, heavy lifting, taking out garbage, cooking and limited transportation. She is hoping to save up to buy her own home, and enjoys gardening, art, being outdoors, cooking and motorcycle rides.

Walking Distance to Town/Bus in Montpelier / Waterbury / Northfield
#3542

A 57 year old man seeks housing in walking distance of town or a bus line. Quiet, very clean and helpful. Enjoys reading – especially 19th century literature – model railroading, a wide range of music, woodworking and carpentry. Enjoys being outside completing projects. Is able to contribute the full range of services, save for driving and transportation. He is also able to offer carpentry/handyman work. Can pay up to $500/mo and utilities, would prefer to offer some services as well.

Waterbury Center
#3957

30-year-old professional woman seeking housing in Waterbury Center. Looking to be in town. Can provide up to $500 / month and light housekeeping, errands and transportation, possibly snow chores, taking out the garbage, pet care and cooking, esp. Indian food. Her interests include Buddhism, eating healthy, fitness, and Indian movies. Looking for a home share situation that feels relaxed and is open to conversation, cooking and eating meals together.

Within an hour of Montpelier
#407

Mother and mid-teens daughter seeking housing within an hour of Montpelier. 2 bedrooms ideal, but would consider sharing. Willing to offer up to $650 / mo and a full range of services. They are described by their friends as both being hard-working, considerate and conscientious.

Montpelier Area
#406

Responsible professional searching for an affordable, quiet place to live with someone who is interested in having help around their house, especially yard work, that will offer her some privacy and also a chance to have some companionship and connection in her life.  This Home Seeker describes herself as kind, compassionate, creative and imaginative.  She is an artist and an athlete and she would enjoy helping out with a dog.  Her friends describe her as responsible, creative, friendly and personable, artistic and thoughtful, humorous and easy to get along with. 

Mad River Valley, Waterbury, Montpelier
#404

Mid-60s man looking for housing in Mad River Valley, Waterbury or Montpelier. He can pay up to $400, and provide services including overnight protective presence, light housekeeping, lawn work, transportation, snow chores, pet care and cooking. 5-year-old Golden Retriever. A working professional in the area for work, he visits wife every other Saturday-Wednesday.

Montpelier area
#129

This woman in her early 60's is tired of living alone and would like to share your home for $100/month plus companionship, a protective presence, cooking, gardening, and housekeeping. She is a basket weaver and loves home making. Others describe her as vivacious, talkative, giving, community-minded, and a good housekeeper. She is creative and open-hearted. 

Montpelier
#111

Home seeker looking to save money in a home share. Able to help out with cooking, cleaning, maintenance/minor repairs, companionship, protective presence, lawn work, errands, and pet care. Additional space to pursue musical interests would be great. Able to pay $400.

Windsor County -
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Rochester / Surrounding Area
#397

Woman seeking housing in Rochester or surrounding area to be closer to work as a teacher. She enjoys tea, conversation, walks, movies, books, and gardening. Quiet, kind, introverted. She is out from morning until late afternoon, but around this schedule is available for up to 12 hours / week of services. Also willing to offer up to $4-$500.

Bradford to White River Junction
#4083

Self-employed single female 59 seeks home for herself and four aging cats between Bradford and White River Junction. Can contribute up to $350 a month and/or provide services. This professional house cleaner has five grandchildren, likes to bike, hike, walk, read, and garden. Her church is important to her. She is a non-smoker who would like a home share that allows her private space, but allows for some measured social interaction with her home provider.

South Central Vermont; Windsor County, WRJ area
#4080

Single female 56 looking for a non-smoking home share in south central Vermont/ Windsor County/White River Junction. Her job as a Nurse Case Manager overseeing caregivers in southern Vermont and parts of New Hampshire will have her working out of the home and going to client homes to sign them up for services and do start of care assessments. She will need a home share location with WiFi and cable so she can conduct her business. When not working she enjoys sewing and the beach.

 

Northern Windsor County
#135

This home seeker in her early 60's is looking to live in Randolph, South Royalton, Bethel, or Sharon for $400 or less. She loves to cook and would be happy to prepare some meals for her home share match. This home seeker works a busy and demanding job and doesn't have much energy after work. She is looking for a peaceful home and would prefer a private, separate space -- she is very neat. Friends describe her as balanced, passionate, great company, and a people-person.

Do you have housing to offer in Addison, Chittenden, Franklin or Grand Isle counties?

Our sister organization can help! Please visit their website, or give them a call.

HomeShare Vermont
https://www.homesharevermont.org/
802-863-5625

Do you have housing to offer in an area of Vermont not covered by Home Share Now or HomeShare Vermont?

Luckily, HomeShare Vermont has a DIY Guide that you may find useful.

Home Share Vermont
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