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Five Innovative Ways Cities Are Improving Life for Seniors


Almost 90% of seniors say they want to age in their own home, but maintaining the two- and four-bedroom homes that make up 80% of U.S. housing stock can be difficult for some. Take on a younger tenant or housemate, and aging in place suddenly gets easier. In 2017, the city of Boston teamed up […]

Columbus Neighborhoods: Intergenerational Living


WOSU Public Media takes a look at housing issues facing aging members of the Columbus community.

Spare Bedrooms On The Boston Market


Boston’s housing shortage is no secret. But what many don’t know, is that there are plenty of spare bedrooms: 90,000 in Boston and Cambridge alone. And now, the city’s become a launching pad for a tech platform striving to become the Uber of home-sharing.

Rethinking What Makes a Great Roommate


Nesterly was featured in AARP’s 2018 Where We Live publication.

A new use for the spare room


About a year and a half ago, Brenda Atchison, a lifelong Bostonian, created an online profile. Atchison was retired from a job in the education sector and looking for someone to share her home and life—but she wasn’t looking for a date. She liked the idea of companionship and of generating a little extra income […]

App Connects Home Owning Baby Boomers With Young Professionals Looking For Lower Rent


WBZ-TV’s Paula Ebben and Liam Martin talk with CEO of Nesterly Noelle Marcus about the financial and cultural value of younger and other people living together.

Empty-nester + young adult = perfect roommates?


Nesterly was featured on the front page of The Boston Globe on Sunday, October 21, 2018. After living with more than a dozen different roommates in his young life, most of them strangers, Dean Kaplan is well-versed in the particulars of those first meetings — the short introductions, the perfunctory pleasantries, and then the quick […]

Op-Ed: We Cannot Build Ourselves out of the Housing Crisis


Nesterly Co-Founder and CEO, Noelle Marcus, was invited to contribute an Op-Ed for the New Cities Foundation special feature on Affordable Housing, along with Habitat for Humanity CEO and the Mayor of Oakland. Click here or on the image below to read more about why we believe Nesterly is an important solution to the affordable housing […]