A Labour think tank suggests old people should swap homes with young families.
Right now he works illegally on trades, linking up families who want to swap homes and pay a little extra for an upgrade.
Instead, they will swap homes with people they have never met, but who live somewhere they want to go.
The idea of swapping homes originated in the 50's with a network of European academics.
Another way to save is to swap homes.
Information about swapping homes with a European family is usually available through a nation's tourist office in the United States.
Guardian home exchange allows you to swap homes and live like a local all over the world.
Families from New York and Colorado, for example, might swap homes for a week or two.
Iris quickly agrees and the two agree to swap homes for two weeks.
I'm still on the fence about swapping homes with someone I don't know, but plenty of other people are taking the leap.