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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Panorama programme – Life at 100.

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

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Original research by Cohabitas

Research report: Attitudes to house sharing among mature adults

Research reveals that 1 in 4 (23%) mature adults between the age of 45 and 85 have discussed living with a…

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

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

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

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BBC Radio 4 Interview with the Older Women’s Co-Housing group

The Older Women’s Co Housing scheme in North London

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Growing old better by growing old among friends: third age cooperatives

Manuel Beltrán and Baudi Lozano met on joining the cooperative and went on to form a couple.

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Active retirement at Sun Park Living

Peaceful mornings on the lovely Playa Dorada in the heart of Playa Blanca Lanzarote

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AgeUK Wellbeing Index report

What contributes to well-being in later life? Participation in community, physical activity and maybe more surprising having someone else to care for, are important factors contributing to happiness and longevity when older.

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Meeting co-living needs for the over 40s

Co-living can be seen as unusual for the over 40s but it offers flexibility and companionship

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The challenges of a house share for over 40s

The challenges of a house share for over 40s require finding the right house mates in the first place.

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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…