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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Co-Living in the UK is moving beyond generation rent

17 October 2018 /

Communal living, or co-living, may conjure an array of images. To some it may be the hippy communes of the…

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House sharing makes relocation much easier to consider

12 May 2018 /

Renting a room in a house share provides not only financial flexibility but also a fellow house mate to guide you in the local area. When considering relocating in later life this is particularly useful.

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Top tips for successful house shares over 50

13 April 2018 /

Cohabitas has researched what is most important to the over 40s when house sharing.

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House Sharing Over 50

13 April 2018 /

When we think about house sharing, scenes from our student days might spring to mind. Dirty dishes in the kitchen…

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10-minute interview with Val

12 December 2017 /

After moving from Hampshire back to London enjoy life in the city, Val has shared a number of flats in central London and has some great advice for others attracted to sharing in later life.

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Homeless in Seattle. A story of community and sharing.

19 November 2017 /

Now here’s a good idea. A local Seattle resident has built a tiny house in his backyard for a homeless person to live in. Truly inspirational.

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Three generations living together

29 October 2017 /

10 Minute Interview with Hermi & Heidi In today’s interview we talk to a mother and daughter who live in…

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Panorama programme – Life at 100.

25 October 2017 /

Living to over 100 years old is something more and more people will experience. How can house sharing help?

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Cohousing in Denmark – A visit to Saettedammen, the world’s first co-housing community

25 July 2017 /

Danish cohousing pioneer Ole in the communal dining area of the Saettedammen community

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Ten minute interview: Co-housing pioneer Arne Bjerre

25 July 2017 /

Arne Bjerre and his wife were founding members of the Saettedamen cohousing community in Denmark

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