Helps homeowners with extra rooms connect with home seekers who need an affordable place to live. Home seekers either pay full rent or receive a rent reduction by performing chores around the house in exchange.
Home Match interviews prospective home owners and home seekers to check backgrounds and ensure compatibility, then connects people by researching personal preferences, house types, and interests.
Agency: COVIA, BAY AREA REGION
Languages Available: English, Spanish
Payment Description: Fees vary according to shared housing placement
Intake and Eligibility: Homeowners - seniors (aged 60 or older).
Home seekers - individuals (aged 18 or older), who work or attend school.