Anyone have an affordable room for a mature retired male? (Monterey Bay area (Santa Cruz preferred))

Yes, this ad has been up for a while, for the simple reason that affordable housing is near-impossible to find here and especially so if you're "old" and not affluent -- but I won't find anything if I give up and so here it remains.

Call me another area native who hasn't been able to afford to live here for quite some time, but it would be nice to be in a senior-friendly home for the summer -- 3-4 months would work for me if that's what you have to offer --- or longer if something could be found at a reasonable rent (reasonable would be under $800 total).

My income isn't grand but is secure and so a modest but clean and well-maintained SFR would be fine, plus have more than adequate savings for emergencies - I'm the opposite of the make big money but one paycheck from disaster type -- and positive references for those who require them.

Outside of that I am in fact clean, quiet, considerate and responsible, don't drink, smoke (anything) or have a party lifestyle, or make noise or leave messes or mistreat other people's things and so on -- I'd be quietly living like a serious student, actually -- and I strive to always be a good and cooperative housemate.

I understand that housing is tough here, but I've gotten a couple "nibbles" and so let's see if we could make it a "catch".

PS the Santa Cruz area would be preferred, but anywhere from Seaside to Pebble Beach would also work, thank you!

I know this is a very long shot, but if anyone reading this knows of a house share/room for rent situation on the north coast, like say Fort Bragg or Mckinleyville, then please do let me know about it.

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