Lack of affordable housing is a huge challenge in the Portland metro area. For seniors on a fixed income, rising expenses can easily overwhelm them. Home-sharing is a creative, low-cost solution.
While building new affordable housing can cost upward of hundreds of thousands of dollars per unit, Metro HomeShare makes use of existing housing at roughly $5,000 per match. Home sharing not only solves housing needs, it also creates connection, community, independence and empowerment.
Your financial support of Metro HomeShare can make a huge difference!
- $600 will keep a low-income senior in housing for one month.
- $250 will provide rent assistance needed to prevent the average home seeker from becoming rent burdened.
We also invite you to become a
with a recurring monthly gift that will enable us to continue serving the most housing vulnerable.