In addition to searching for compatible housemates on this site, how else can Let's Share Housing assist you in finding a great match? Meet and Mingle! Each month we offer opportunities to meet potential housemates face to face in a format that will allow you to learn first hand who you might be interested in considering as a future housemate. You will find out what each person is looking for, see if their lifestyle preferences are compatible with yours and then attend and optional no host Happy Hour to get to know those you think might be the right fit for you. Upcoming Events 5th Annual Portland Potluck in the Park Saturday, July 15 from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm Sellwood Riverfront Park (7805 SE Oaks Park Way) Join us on Saturday July 15th, 2017 from 1-4 PM at Sellwood Riverfront Park for our 5th annual summertime potluck in the park! Every July we like to have a day of fun for not only potential housemates to meet and mingle, but also as an annual get-together for old friends from past Meetups and successful housemates who want to share their stories. Everyone is invited to enjoy the summer sunshine and great food! Remember! This is a potluck, so bring a dish to share, as well as a chair if you aren't comfortable sitting on the ground. We will provide beverages, utensils, and plates as well as table space for the food. We're looking forward to seeing you there. Portland Meet and Mingles Learn about Let's Share Housing and the shared housing movement, then meet potential housemates over coffee after! Westside TBA Multnomah Arts Center, Room 29 7688 SW Capitol Highway EastsideTBATaborSpace, Room 45441 SE Belmont St. Cost: $5 per person If you have questions about the Meet and Mingles, contact Michele at firstname.lastname@example.org or at (503) 680-8649 Let's Share Housing Workshop Series A free, five-workshop series that will guide you through the first steps of sharing housing. Part One: Know Thyself took place on April 8. Part Two: Proactive Conflict Management took place on June 3. Part Three: Downsizing and Organizing This workshop will explore tools and tips for making space for your new housemate. Saturday, August 5, 10 AM-12 PM Location TBA Part Four: How Do I Protect Myself?This workshop explores the legal protections available to both owners and renters, including fair housing and discrimination laws, the eviction process, and running criminal background checks. Saturday, October 7, 10 AM-12 PM Location TBA Part Five: Home Modification This final workshop is specifically designed for homeowners, and will explore modifications you can make to your home in preparation for sharing it. Saturday, November 4, 10 AM-12 PM Location TBA Renters Rights Workshop: Multnomah County Library The Community Alliance of Tenants presents a series of workshops outlining the rights and responsibilities of renters at all stages of the rental process. Click here for times and locations.