HIP Housing, a nonprofit organization funded by the City of Fremont, offers a Free Home Sharing program to match individuals who live or work in Fremont with a housemate who has a room to rent in Fremont, Union City, or Newark.
Mary Ann unexpectedly lost her housemate of 16 years and was concerned about living alone. Jeannette had been looking for housing, but rent was too expensive. Both women heard about HIP Housing’s Home Sharing Program from friends. Now they share Mary Ann’s home and feel lucky to have each other as housemates. They both appreciated HIP Housing’s screening and follow-up support. Jeannette said, “It’s nice to have someone to live with.”
Those interested in finding a housemate to pay rent or exchange household chores should contact HIP Housing’s Laura Moya at 510-574-2173.