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Silvernest and Housing Initiative Partnership, Inc. have partnered to help Montgomery County residents find compatible roommates for homesharing.

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Have a spare bedroom?

Earn extra income.
Do good in your community.

Open your home and connect with a member of the Montgomery County community.

List your space—it's free

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Looking for a place to live?

Pay less in rent.
Get more than just a bedroom.

Join a community of homesharers with rooms to spare. 

Sign up to rent

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Upgrade to Silvernest Plus for free, thanks to Montgomery County Home Share.

As a part of the Montgomery County Home Share program, you'll enjoy benefits including:

  • Free background checks
  • Secure messaging
  • One-on-one support

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How does it work?

Silvernest makes it easy to find a roommate you can enjoy day-to-day life with.

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Sign up

Answer a few questions about yourself and what you’re looking for to post a profile or list a room for rent.

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Browse roommate matches in your area. Use your ShareScore to see who might be a good fit.

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Privately message your matches and request background checks (or take one yourself) to get to know each other.

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Set expectations with our Nest Easy Agreement and settle into your shared home!

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Housing Initiative Partnership, Inc. & Silvernest

About our partnership

Silvernest and Housing Initiative Partnership, Inc. have partnered to launch Montgomery County Home Share. The program, supported by Montgomery County's Department of Health and Human Services, provides a framework to support both the homeowner and home seeker as they move through the process of creating a successful homesharing arrangement.

Who is Housing Initiative Partnership, Inc.?

Housing Initiative Partnership, Inc. (HIP) is an innovative, green nonprofit housing developer and counseling agency based in Prince George’s County, Maryland dedicated to revitalizing neighborhoods and creating housing and economic security for low- and moderate-income households in the communities they serve across Maryland.

Who is Silvernest?

Silvernest exists to help compatible homeowners and renters find each other, then provides support all the way through their homesharing journey. The result? Rent savings for the renter and extra income for the homeowner to keep those nest eggs warm. Enjoying life. Creating companionship and community. This is your house. Silvernest just helps put the "us" in it.

Get started

For Montgomery County Home Share Support
Contact the HIP team at or by phone at 301-85-SHARE.

For Silvernest Support
Reach a human 7 days a week from 11am—7pm EST by calling or texting (720)-703-9389.

Email 24/7 at

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