Annamarie Pluhar is an expert on finding and keeping roommates. Her book and newsletters are great primers for anyone thinking about house sharing.
Karen M. Bush, Ph.D.; Louise S. Machinist, M.A.; Jean McQuillin, B.S., R.N are pioneers in sharing housing. Their website and book are both filled with great information.
Marianne Kilkenny has been a spokesperson for communal living and is a nationally recognized expert on the Golden Girls Home model. She is founder of the Women Living in Community Network and co-created the Women Living in Community conferences.
Beth Baker’s book is a guide to the many forms of “living in community” and “shared housing.” There are many resources listed on her site.