No two home sharing arrangements are alike because we value the unique needs and interests of all involved.
Home Sharing is for individuals of all ages, incomes, and abilities.
Home sharers must be 60 years or older or an adult with a disability.
Home sharers offer a safe and sanitary private bedroom and shared communal areas in exchange for rent, help around the house, or a combination of the two.
Home seekers could be anyone over the age of 18. This is a wonderful opportunity for students, part-time workers, or retirees.
Home Sharing is a creative option to address the lack of affordable and available local housing and honor the desire of older adult homeowners to remain living in their homes. It is a responsive community program that values human connection and provides a better quality of life for all individuals.
More information about LifePath Home Share
To participate in the Home Share Program, applicants must be located in the LifePath service area of Franklin County & North Quabbin.
All participants will need to provide 3 character/landlord references and partake in several security checks to ensure the safest possible match arrangement.
Each match can choose from an array of services to be provided in lieu of housing costs.
There are three types of home sharing opportunities:
No Routine Tasks Provided
- The home seeker will pay the home provider monthly rent in exchange for housing.
- Rent can vary on a case-by-case basis.
Some Tasks Provided
- The home seeker can provide a predetermined amount of service per week, plus pay a small rent and/or help with utility bills.
- The Home Share participants will negotiate their match so that the amount of services provided will equal the cost of the rented room.