homesharing

homesharing

(hōm′shar″ing)
The occupation of a residence by two or more unrelated people. Rent-free living may be provided to one of the people, typically in exchange for services, e.g., housekeeping or meal preparation, for the other.
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Regulatory compliance is a challenge because states separately regulate personal and commercial transactions," said Porter, whose firm places the Peers Homesharing Liability policy.
In fact, rather than exacerbating the cost of housing, homesharing often helps homeowners cover their mortgages in the face of soaring costs.
180) The controversy over the advertising campaign erupted at an inopportune moment; San Francisco was set to vote on a ballot measure that would limit homesharing rentals such as Airbnb.
com; imagine 'visit' pronounced by a Parisian) connects travellers in search of an authentic meal with budding chefs who open their homes to host meals, a lot like the homesharing format.
GARETH Thomas has listed his property on homesharing website Airbnb.
The sharing economy has stimulated incredible connections through apps that facilitate ridesharing and homesharing, which signifies shifting boundaries around individual's personal space.
Nevada now has a statewide ban on ridesharing, and cities like Chicago, Boston, and San Antonio have introduced laws to limit ridesharing or homesharing.
The new 'Debrett's Guide to Homesharing Etiquette' a collaboration between the time-honoured etiquette experts and the housesharing website Airbnb is aimed at smoothing relations between guests and hosts.
Rolled out in the spring of 1989, the SHO program offered special loans to seniors for accessory apartment construction, elderly cottage houses, homesharing and sale-leasebacks.
The following discussion focuses on the treatment of income and deductible expenses in homesharing activities because these tax questions are most dominant and pressing for taxpayers venturing into that sector of the economy.
CALLS are being made to crack down on the use of homesharing websites like Airbnb in Liverpool - after the ECHO revealed that "party let" properties are making residents' lives hell.