IGEN is for everyone

Home is who you share it with.

Young Adults Affordable homes with great hosts.

IGEN connects you with like-minded people to form comfortable and secure living arrangements. We screen all hosts and inspect all properties to find the most suitable matches.


Have a spare room? help someone find a home.


Empty Nesters great guests for your spare room.

Rent out an empty room to earn extra income and help a young adult find an affordable home. All our guests are insured, screened, and guaranteed. Receive monthly rent directly into your account.

Why iGen Our Values



Transforming unused space into an affordable accommodation option.


Hosts and guests are pre-vetted and matched by personality and interests.


Feel better about where you live by helping others.

Process Simple as 1,2,3

  • Apply

    Apply to IGEN online or mail an application. It’s free to apply.

  • Screen

    We do background and criminal record checks and personality assessments to find the best match for you.

  • Match & Move-in

    Meet your new room-mate and set the terms of the living arrangement and house rules.




  • Guaranteed monthly rent so you never worry about missed payment.
  • $250,000 renters liability insurance so you can relax.
  • On-going support to ensure a successful living arrangement.


  • Affordable homes that fit your budget.
  • Pre-vetted hosts and inspected homes so that you are safe and secure.
  • Support resources to make your living arrangement a success.

IGEN Fees 15% of monthly rent


Screen & Match

Background and criminal record checks and interviews.  Get connected with rigorously screened people.

Liability Insurance

$250,000 liability insurance, $2,000 coverage for unpaid rent or damages.

On Going Support

Rent collection and payment services. Professional staff and resources to help you maintain a successful living arrangement.

IGEN Frequently Asked Questions

IGEN IS FOR EVERYONE Join as a host or guest, regardless of your age or ethic background. Let us help you share your home.