Home Sharing can Help Ease Mortgage Burdens

Opening your home to someone who cannot afford the high cost of renting an apartment is one viable solution for struggling homeowners. There’s a great article in the New York Times today about the rise in homeowners taking in boarders to help make ends meet.

Many agencies offer home share matching for free. Check online or contact local women’s shelters or houses of worship to find home sharing programs in your area. Potential boarders must go through background checks before being matched up with a homeowner. If you’re considering taking in a boarder home-share agencies offer a safe way to bring a potential stranger into your home.

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