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Tuesday, December 7, 2021

Home within a home as families live together longer

The number of so-called multi-generational households — where adults are living with their elderly parents or grown children — has jumped since the Great Recession forced Americans to rethink living on their own.

Now what? Finding community among strangers

By Marianne Delorey Moving day has come, your toothbrush was swept into one of the many boxes before you. You start unpacking the boxes, picking...
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Making yourself at home despite the landlord

By Marianne Delorey, Ph.D. I recently had a tenant accept an apartment sight unseen and move across the country to her new place.  I personally...
Marianne Delorey, Ph.D.

Subsidized versus market leases

By Marianne Delorey Photo Marianne Delorey, Photo submitted Low income housing and market rate housing have more in common than not. The leases for these apartments,...

No Place Like Home

By Marianne Delorey, Ph.D.   “Home is heaven for beginners.” – Charles Henry Parkhurst A few years ago, my brother and I were playing a game with...

Tips on how to downsize your home

By David J. Dowd Moving to a smaller space can be stressful, emotional and time consuming. It’s no secret we tend to accumulate items over...

Speak Bostonian: Advice on how to find suitable housing

By Marianne Delorey © Recently, a marketing genius at the Department of Transportation got a simple message across statewide by talking to commuters in the...

The second empty nest takes some getting used to

By Marianne Delorey © John Andrew Holmes once wrote, “A child enters your home and makes so much noise for 20 years that you can...

Holidays are occasions to check parents’ wellbeing

By Nancy J Coulter The holidays are quickly approaching — a time of year when most of us choose to visit with family and friends....

Not always easy enforcing rules in housing community

By Marianne Delorey© I’ve been in property management for most of my adult life. It is a great job and one that has provided me...