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Did you know that one in ten homeless people in America is a veteran? Studies have shown that veterans are more likely to be chronically homeless than any other group in America. Contributing factors include long periods of unemployment, foreclosure, health conditions and poverty. At the same time, there are many veterans with their own
Precautions are taken at every step of the HomeSharing process to insure that sharing a home is as safe as possible. ● Staff is working remotely and staggering in-person office times. ● There are no office walk-in hours; all meetings must be scheduled. ● Interviews and home assessments are conducted using video conferencing, when possible.
A match usually consists of a housing Seeker moving into a home Provider’s household. The Seeker has a separate bedroom; common areas are shared. Only one person is being brought into the household, and an agreement about health and safety practices is reached, so risk may be reduced. For older adults, HomeSharing may be a
Now that we are six months into the pandemic, HomeSharing has adapted to our “new normal”, continuing to create affordable housing solutions to meet the increasing needs in our community. It has been challenging to match those who need or want to share their homes with those looking for safe and affordable housing. While economic
We have seen an increase in individuals wanting or needing to share their homes, including people who have become unemployed, older adults, and working parents helping their children with remote learning. Those who have lost their jobs or have decreased pay due to COVID-19 still have to pay their mortgages and could use the additional
Do you own a home, and are having a difficult time maintaining it financially? HomeSharing, Inc. may be able to help! HomeSharing provides a service that is an option for homeowners who have a spare room and are looking for some extra income. We have over 35 years of experience matching homeowners or “Providers”, as
Got a spare room? HomeSharing is looking for home “Providers” in the following areas: Hillsborough, Somerville, Manville, and North Plainfield. The typical provider is an older adult on a fixed income who needs extra money to pay their mortgage or taxes, and/or who may need some help around the house in order to continue living
Happy National Senior Citizen’s Day ! HomeSharing honors and celebrates our senior citizens, today and everyday! If you are a senior in need of an affordable housing solution, HomeSharing may be able to help. Give us a call at (908) 526-4664 to learn more. Click here for additional information and Here for client profiles.
For Somerset County residents needing emergency rental assistance due to loss of income as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, please Click the Flyer and Application Form here to apply for the Community Development Block Grant Emergency Rental Relief Program (CDBG-CV). Applicants to the program may be eligible for up to 3 months’ rent or