The difference between renting a room and sharing a house
All people sharing a rental house are equal, and normally all are named on the lease. Shared housing, if you can find the right house-mates, can be a much longer term proposition that renting a room in someone else’s house.
However it still has it’s pitfalls, and can rarely be seen as a permanent arrangement. Make sure you lead life in a compatible way. Are you going to eat together? Different food habits can be a killer. Here are some good checklists.
Finding share housing
There are many places on the web where you can find “shared” housing. You will find rooms to rent and shared housing on the same sites.
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Setting up your own share housing
You can also set up your own share housing. A network of fabulous share houses