Resource library

Read the latest reports from Homeshare UK. Some resources are only available to members.  
by ALA (Affordable Living for the Aging)
last updated on 21 March 2018

Affordable Living for the Aging (an American organisation) produced this exploration of; best practice in, challenges to and recommendations for scaling different models of shared housing in 2012.

by Nick O'Shea, First Stop Advice
last updated on 15 March 2018

First Stop Advice's guide to "Helping Older People Choose the Right Home for Them" (Jan 2012) including information about Homeshare and its savings for individuals and the State (as demonstrated by Crossroads Care Central & North London Homeshare).

by PossAbilities Homeshare
last updated on 27 February 2018

Living with dementia can sometimes make living at home impossible but not in Shirley's case! Shirley offered her spare room to a Homesharer who gives 10 hours a week of help with chores in return for affordable accommodation.

by PossAbilities Homeshare
last updated on 27 February 2018

Jill was looking for an overnight presence in the home and some help with housework. Maria wanted to improve her English and have an authentic English experience. Homeshare proved the perfect solution for both their needs.

by PossAbilities Homeshare
last updated on 27 February 2018

Andy lived alone for 20 years until PossAbilities Homeshare matched him with Homesharer George who has helped Andy to remain independent at home. George helps with chores like shopping and benefits from sociable, safe and affordable accommodation in return.

by Deborah Fox - Shared Lives Plus, Heather Nielsen - Shared Lives Plus
last updated on 19 October 2017

The executive summary of Homeshare UK's 2017 report into the UK and Republic of Ireland's Homeshare sectors demonstrating significant growth in interest in Homeshare and in the number of operational schemes.

by Deborah Fox - Shared Lives Plus, Heather Nielsen - Shared Lives Plus
last updated on 14 September 2017

Homeshare UK's 2017 report into the UK Homeshare sector.

by Homeshare UK
last updated on 05 October 2016

A report of Homeshare scheme activity and practice in the UK.

by Homeshare UK
last updated on 05 October 2016

Frequently asked questions for those wanting to commission a Homeshare Scheme.

by Homeshare UK
last updated on 05 October 2016

A guide for policy makers responsible for public policy covering housing, health and social care, the economy and communities.