couchsurfing

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couchsurfing

(ˈkaʊtʃˌsɜːfɪŋ)
n
the practice of sleeping overnight in the houses of friends or fellow members of a social network, esp as an alternative to staying in hotels, hostels, etc
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Currently there are over 8,400 adults and children stuck in emergency accommodation, with countless more rough sleeping, couch surfing and in overcrowded accommodation.
Lee did something called couch surfing for a while, a scheme where people host travellers on their couch rather than them paying to get a B&B or hotel etc.
Mobile support workers will use a specialised case management approach to engage with young people, including those who are sleeping rough, couch surfing or living at home.
Maybe you're just couch surfing, or borrowing from family while you wait for your benefits to finally come in.
Sometimes it means sleeping on the street, sometimes it means couch surfing and asking strangers for help.
Every day there are countless people - including ones who have jobs - who are couch surfing or sleeping in a car, a tent or a homeless shelter - because there is no place for them to go.
Abz - who is now couch surfing with friends in London while he tries to rebuild his life - fears Vicky plans to make a TV show about him.
Lamar is currently couch surfing, staying with different friends.
Matt Reed, vice president for learning at Brookdale Community College in New Jersey, where 40 percent of the students are Pell Grant eligible, spoke of students who are living in cars or couch surfing.
My family are happy I've got a secure base now but I didn't tell them about the couch surfing because my parents would have been worried.
Accommodations such as sleeping in cars, garages or abandoned buildings, and couch surfing were also noted.
This year the plan was to meet the whole crew there, throw a party at The Lost Well, play a few shows and then road trip back to LA--skating and couch surfing the whole way home.