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Sharing a house: making it work

13 January 2016

More and more often, people of all ages are choosing to share their living quarters. Examples include student houses, communes for the elderly or legalized squats. The Groningen housing corporation Nijestee, for example, rents out about twenty houses where people who are not related to each other live together or share facilities. Communal living has pros and cons, so how can you ensure that that it stays fun for everyone? How can you turn the pros into reality and limit the cons? Researcher Marc Pauly of the Philosophy Knowledge Centre, together with Nijestee and CareX, has developed a manual for communal living.

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