You may also wish to explore other housing options such as:
- Make your own homeshare match. Download the following resources:
- Help Exchange: HelpX is an online listing of host organic farms, non-organic farms, farmstays, homestays, ranches, lodges, B&Bs, backpackers hostels and even sailing boats who invite volunteer helpers to stay with them short-term in exchange for food and accommodation.
- Workaway.info is a site set up to promote fair exchange between budget travellers, language learners or culture seekers and families, individuals or organizations who are looking for help with a range of varied and interesting activities.
- Read Lyndsay Green's book The Perfect Home for a Long Life: Housing Ourselves for the Future. Markham, ON: Thomas Allen Publishers (2013) for other ideas