Media appearances give people a chance to learn about shared housing. The more people hear about shared housing, the more likely they are to consider doing it. In the interviews below, Annamarie Pluhar describes why shared housing and what is involved in making it work.

“Vermontitude” Podcast with Peter “Fish” Case, 11 July 2023

Article for the American Society on Aging’s Generations Journal, summer edition 2023. Click here.

Annamarie Pluhar’s testimony to the Vermont Senate Economic Development, Housing and General Committee, 2 February 2023, on sharing housing needs and benefits in the state (testimony starts at 1:06:54).

Annamarie Pluhar’s talk, February 12, 2023, hosted by the Brooklyn Society for Ethical Culture

Liz Irish of Directors Mortgage interviews Annamarie Pluhar

Announcing SHIFT – Shared Housing Incentive for Taking Action

Senior Solutions—Brattleboro Community TV

The Wall Street Journal

No Cats, No Sleepovers: Boomers Become Roommates  Living with housemates is challenging—and it doesn’t get easier with age; ‘not in my house.’ ‘People of Similiar Sensibilities Sharing Living Quarters’. August 21, 2018

Cape Cod Community Media – The Profile

A panel discussion  with Kathi Bailey, of Age-Friendly Yarmouth and Mary Wagan, Affordable Housing/CDBG Program Administrator, Town of Yarmouth. Interviewer Kate McMahon. This was in connection with the half-day workshop Annamarie Pluhar conducted in May of 2018 in Yarmouth.

The Sunday Journal

An interview with Matt Pitta of The Sunday Journal, on the concept of shared housing and the planned workshop scheduled in the Town of Yarmouth to further promote their Age Friendly initiative. Aired October 1, 2017


An interview with Ira Wood, WOMR, Provincetown, MA. Live show September 26, 2017

Vassar Quarterly

Vassar Quarterly Spring/Summer 2017  “The Joys of the Sharing Economy”

Press Vassar Quarterly Cover - Media Appearance


C-SPAN Live Broadcast, Positive Aging Conference, August 26, 2016

Media Appearance on C-SPAN

More Media Appearances


Straight Talk with Nick Lawrence, June 11, 2014

The Donna Seebo Show, January 23, 2014 (first half hour)

Housesharing for Boomer Women Who Would Rather Not Live Alone , AARP Bulletin, June 2013  


  The Connecting Point, WGBY logo The Connecting Point, March 19, 2013



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Brattleboro Reformer

Jon Potter, The Brattleboro Reformer, June 16, 2011 Home, shared home

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Liz Pelly, The Boston Phoenix, August 16, 2011  

Advocacy for Shared Housing On the Web

Annamarie Pluhar’s guide to housemating

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Susan Johnston, Main St.

“5 Hidden Costs of Having Roommates” logo logo

Annamarie Pluhar,

How to Find and Keep Your Good Housemate

Amy Levin Epstein,

Moving In with Single Moms: Is shared housing the new shape of parenting?

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Liz Weston, MSN Money

Unequal Pay, How to Split the Bills

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Divorcing Divas, Guest Blog Post

Divorcing Divas Make Great Housemates (currently unavailable)


3 Ways To Split the Rent

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Sarah Mahoney, Work Reimagined, An AARP website

Make Your House Work For You

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Strangers with Vacancy

Beth Lubreki, Express Night Out, A Washington Post Website


Linda Wasmer Andrews, Lifescript, Avoid Feeling Depressed While Living Alone