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New Brunswick Community College
(St. Andrews and Miramichi Campuses)

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Canada HomeShare and its partner, Happipad, are proud to offer intergenerational home sharing with New Brunswick Community College at their St Andrews and Miramichi campuses.  

Located along the banks of the beautiful world-famous Miramichi River, the NBCC Miramichi Campus is part of one of the prettiest communities in New Brunswick. The St. Andrews campus, meanwhile, is in a historic seaside community on the Passamaquoddy Bay known as one of Canada’s first resort towns.

For both cozy, tight-knit campuses, home sharing was an obvious choice for students and community members alike seeking to strengthen the communities’ small-town charm and welcomeness while meeting demand for housing solutions.

Ann Drennan, Vice President, Academic, Innovation and Student Affairs at NBCC, is pleased that students will have another option when seeking accommodations.

“Through this partnership, we’re hopeful that our learners will find a comfortable space that really feels like home away from home,” said Drennan. “We’re excited about the ways that inter-generational housing can be an enriching experience for everyone involved: students can secure safe, affordable accommodation during their studies, and seniors benefit by getting a little extra income, companionship and, in some cases, a bit of help around the house.”

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Are you an older adult in Miramichi or St. Andrews looking to rent out a spare room?

Home sharing is a fantastic opportunity to welcome new experiences and make lasting friendships right from your own home. A trusted home-sharing provider, Canada HomeShare is the simplest and safest way for older adults to rent out a spare room. Our team is here to help you every step of the way in your home-sharing journey –- from creating your profile to navigating your home-sharing relationship and more. We ensure that all participants feel confident and secure throughout their home-sharing experience.

 

Home providers and room seekers are thoroughly vetted, including a police background check, to establish matches that are the right fit for everyone. We put the safety and well-being of our participants at the forefront of everything we do.

Rent for one month, a whole year, or longer! You choose who you’d like to home share with from our pool of vetted room seekers and for how long.

Ready to get started? Click below to create your homeowner profile and start browsing room seekers!

How It Works

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Register as a home provider

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Create a room listing

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Find your home sharing match

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Are you a student at NBCC’s Miramichi or St. Andrews campuses?

Attending school in the fall with NBCC?
 

We help post-secondary students and older adults find safe and affordable housing options. Our home sharing platform allows you to rent a spare room from an older home provider. Rental terms are flexible, and our team is here to support you at every step of your home sharing journey. 

By joining the Canada HomeShare x Happipad community, you’ll have access to a network of trusted home providers, all working together to make a positive impact on our community. 

 

Ready to get started? Click below to create your profile and start browsing rooms. 

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Have any questions?

We’re here to support you throughout the entire home sharing process. If you have questions, you can contact us anytime.

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