House share advice

new to house sharing advice and conections

New to house sharing?

There are many types of co-living and house sharing, so what is right for you? This short guide to house sharing and co-living when you’re older, provides an introduction to different forms of sharing and provides useful links within Cohabitas and externally. (Click on the section pictures and links to see more).

Rent a room in a shared house

What to consider when you rent a room

Rent a whole property to share

Share a flat with other housemates

Buy a shared-ownership property

Buying a shared ownership property

Find a purpose built co-living place

Coliving property for over 40s

Homeshare scheme

Homeshare service for students and home owners

Join a co-housing community

Co-housing in the UK

Build a granny-flat

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