New Developments Enhance User Experience for Aging Homeowners, Young Adults

Over the past few months, we’ve met fantastic homeowners and young people and made some outstanding roommate matches, but we’ve also been busy behind the scenes. By now, you’ve probably heard (or noticed) that we have made some exciting changes to our website and have a brand new app. We can’t wait for you to […]

Aging in the 21st Century: Challenge and Opportunity

Dr. Carpenter, whose research and teaching focuses on aging, has a pulse on the challenges and opportunities of an aging society. He offers new perspectives and raises important questions about the changes we’ll face in our homes, communities, and the national front, as the U.S. population grows increasingly silver. At Odd Couples Housing, we’ve learned much from Dr. Carpenter to support our mission to create a sustainable future through inter-generational home sharing.

Four Tips to a Great Start with Your New Roommate

Living situations are important parts of our lives. Whether you are older, younger, moving into a new place, opening up your home, used to roommates, or sharing space with someone for the first time, it’s important to be comfortable in your home space. Settling in with a new roommate can be an exciting time–full of opportunities to connect with someone new–but it can also bring about a sense of apprehension about the unknown. What if things don’t go as smoothly as planned? What if I need a night to myself? Could we eat dinner together sometimes?

Happy Housing Anniversary!

October 23rd marked the one year anniversary of Sally and Nagesh becoming roommates. We caught up with the pair about the past year and what the Odd Couples Housing match has meant to them.

Living with a Roommate Who Works from Home

For some, the days of packing a lunch, getting dressed up, and going to work are long gone. Whether it’s every day or occasionally, at least 43% of American spend some time working remotely each year. Despite being fairly common, many people are not familiar with this new work structure. If your new roommate works from home, you may be wondering, “What does this mean for me?”