Have you thought of everything you need to?
In the book. “Sharing Housing, A Guidebook for Finding and Keeping Good Housemates,” there are a total of fifteen worksheets, one per chapter. As promised in the book, you may download these worksheets for free.
To use them most effectively print them and use old-fashioned handwriting!
For many of them it will be obvious how to use the worksheet. However, if you are wondering about the purpose or meaning behind one or more of them then I invite you to get a copy of the book. And if you’d prefer to have all the worksheets in a bound volume, hard copy shipped to you, you can. Click this link.
Some of the worksheets are for personal reflection, some are for recording conversations, and some are for tracking important information.
Click on any download, fill out the form to download.
Know Thyself—Getting Started
Put your hopes and fears on paper. It’s a great way to begin the process. From the introduction of the book. What Do I Want? What Am I Worried About? (129 downloads)
Got a home? Thinking about a housemate? Worksheet for space and costs planning. From Chapter 1 of the book. Householder Planning (827 downloads)
Looking for a home? Worksheet for location and other physical space requirements. From Chapter 2 of the book. Home Seeker Planning (566 downloads)
What must you have and what can’t you live with in your home? This is the most important worksheet of them all. From Chapter 3 of the book. Must-Haves and Can't-Live-Withs (690 downloads)
Finding Your Good Housemate
Where are you going to advertise? Plan the locations to place ads. From Chapter 4 of the book. Advertising (502 downloads)
Cover all the important areas when interviewing a potential housemate. Worksheet reminds you and lets you keep notes on what was said. From Chapter 6 of the book. Interviewing (926 downloads)
Check references and keep notes on whom you spoke to and what about. From Chapter 7 of the book. Reference Checking (555 downloads)
What you need to know about pets if they are going to be part of your house sharing arrangement. From Chapter 8 of the book. Pets (450 downloads)
Part of what you need to know about the parenting of children if you are going to share housing. From Chapter 9 of the book. Children (372 downloads)
Keeping Your Good Housemate
A place to keep track of agreed do’s and don’ts in your new arrangement. From Chapter 10 of the book. Housemate Agreement (705 downloads)
Record pet peeves. From Chapter 10 of the book. Pet Peeves (788 downloads)
The areas in which you and your housemate should be in agreement. Worksheet guides you through expectations for daily living. From Chapter 11 of the book. Daily Living (710 downloads)
When there is a conflict it is useful to prepare how you will mange it. Worksheet guides you through basic conflict mediation steps. From Chapter 13 of the book. Conflict (539 downloads)
When is it time to end the relationship? Worksheet helps think through this difficult issue. From Chapter 14 of the book. Fix It? (96 downloads)
When a housemate moves out, there are lots of details to consider. Worksheet helps track them. From Chapter 15 of the book. Transition (106 downloads)
Please tell us how these worksheets work for you.