You should now have a good idea if companion housing is a lifestyle choice that will help you. Next, we will see what it takes to find a housing companion.
Before you set your mind on who you want as a housing companion, there are many things to consider, which will be covered in this chapter. We often think someone with a similar personality and lifestyle will be the best fit. But you may find that living with someone who has different interests or personality traits has benefits you had not thought of. Depending on where you are in life and what you need will influence who will be the best match.
The best person for you depends on your stage of life and many other factors. We will start with a self-assessment to determine your needs, and then we will go through finding the right person(s) for your unique needs.