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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Rent a room in your home

12 February 2019 /

You can earn up to £7,500 tax free under the UK government’s Rent a room scheme

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Would you open up your spare room for a lodger?

12 January 2019 /

BBC radio Essex interview with Cohabitas co-founder Nick Henley.

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The real-life Golden Girls

28 December 2018 /

Three friends pooled their resources to by one house to live together in a co-housing arrangement

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Lodger agreements can be used instead of tenancy agreements

Live-in Landlord Lodger Agreements – What do you need?

20 November 2018 /

If you are considering renting out a room then you will need to decide what sort of tenancy agreement to have.

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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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find housemates and housemates to house share

Mature house share website

20 July 2018 /

When some years ago  I was looking for a house share or flat share in London, I found it nearly…

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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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Cosy Quarters

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