HomeShareSLO

Have more house than you need? Thinking about taking in a housemate for income or companionship? Seeking housing you can afford? HomeShareSLO's homeshare program serves all of San Luis Obispo County 

Reduced Rent Homeshares with Task Exchange

HomeShareSLO adds new options to help homeowners set up homesharing arrangements for reduced rent in exchange for help with household tasks

HomeShareSLO's programs help homeowners set up homesharing arrangements for rent only (avg $725/mo), rent plus task exchange (8 hrs + $400-500/mo), or full task exchange (15 hrs/wk + $150/util). Please call the office if you're interested in participating as a housing seeker or home provider 805-215-5474

Task exchanges may include:

  • Light Housekeeping
  • Rides to Appointments and Errands
  • Pet care
  • Yard Work
  • Meal Preparation
  • Computer Help

How It Works: A Proven Concept

Since the early 70's, more than 60 home share organizations in the U.S. have made tens of thousands of successful matches. Click here to read more about how it works.

Get Started: Pre-qualifying Checklist

Are you ready to turn your extra rooms into cash? We'll walk you through the steps to successful home sharing here. 

Looking for Housing?

We have house shares available throughout the county, with rents averaging from $750-850. See photos and learn more here.


Shares Available--Private Bedrooms in Homes

Samples below of currently available homeshares. Click on Shares Available link to see more.

Furnished room and shared bathroom in ground level condo near shopping and restaurants in SLO. The female provider is seeking a female for a partial task exchange helping with some light housekeeping, yard work, organizing, companionship and shared meals. Rent is $500/month with Utilities $125/mo. No smoking or pets. There is a small dog in the...

Unfurnished room with a shared bathroom located upstairs. This tidy townhouse is in a quiet tree filled neighborhood not far from shopping and restaurants. The Mother and daughter providers have a cute little love bird for a pet. A quiet male seeker is preferred with no pets or smoking. Kitchen and laundry are shared with street parking and...

Private, quiet and beautiful home with views of the bay in Morro Bay. This task exchange will not charge rent but has a utility fee of $300 per month. The unfurnished bedroom is downstairs with a bathroom, there is also a furnished den area for seeker use as well as an outside patio area. The kitchen and laundry are shared....

Testimonials

"The help HomeShareSLO offered in connecting us, drawing up an agreement and facilitating the signing was incredibly helpful and gives me security knowing I'm in a good situation. Knowing my home provider was background-checked gives me comfort as well." --Jenae W., Atascadero

"I had the most pleasant experience with Home Share SLO. Not only did they provide a great roommate, they facilitated a contract change without skipping a beat. I would highly recommend the organization." --Pauline, Nipomo

"Being a single senior female on a limited income, my stress level was over the top trying to find housing. Thank you for the wonderful attention to detail and matching me in the absolute best situation." -Dennice C., Los Osos

"I live in a larger home and I had some extra space. I'd been alone in the home for about 5 years and I thought well, maybe I should give it a try... I think they do a good job of checking people's credentials. That was a good safety factor for me. I think HSSLO does a real good job of matching people up. We get along really well. We make each other laugh. I would recommend it for others." -Beth W., Grover Beach