News & Inspiration

There are so many ways to share a home and these can be an inspiration to others. We also  try to keep you up-to-date with new shared-housing options. If you'd like to contribute a story contact us.

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Treasured housemates found in lockdown

Treasured friends found in lockdown

There is evidence of many positive house sharing experiences from lockdown. What did we learn that we will take forward…

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Shared Housing Is Affordable

House sharing is affordable housing

Is affordable housing just a question of assessing the cost of construction, including land costs, building and profit margin, or…

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Modern ways of living

Lucille decided to move in with her daughter, son in law and 2 grandchildren, so she could spend more time…

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Woman on sofa looking relaxed and happy

How to stay positive in difficult times

With more restrictions affecting our daily lives and concerning news bombarding us every day, it can be difficult to remain…

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Claudia’s Story: Quality shared living with like-minded people

In today’s interview we talk to Claudia who is looking for like-minded people to join her plan of sharing a…

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Open the windows to bring fresh air in

Bringing nature into your home

The lockdown has forced many of us to change our routines and inevitably spend longer in our living space, although…

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Modern development of apartments

Designing a living experience for well-being

Perhaps more than any other aspects of life, COVID has changed our experience of home and of work; in fact…

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Save money house sharing

Who can justify living alone when you see the savings from sharing.

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House share rules for harmonious sharing

5 Key ‘House Rules’ for a more harmonious house share

From all the conversations we have had with people sharing, there is one topic that often gets mentioned by those…

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How is Cohabitas different to Spareroom?

Cohabitas versus spareroom?

Since we launched Cohabitas in late 2016 we have always compared ourselves to spareroom.co.uk and are also often compared to…

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Promoted posts

Peach Co-living

LATER LIVING DONE DIFFERENTLY Welcome to Peach Co-Living: creative, luxury co-living for independent, single fifty-pluses in the heart of the…

Cosy Quarters

Creating Perfect Matches for Mature Renters Cosy Quarters is a forward thinking, modern alternative, to finding flatmates and housemates in…