Yes, You Can Live Rent-Free

They live in one of the most expensive housing markets in the country, but Lisa and Taylor Halverson say they make ends meet by living in a spacious five-bedroom house with an ample backyard and stylish furnishings on a quiet tree-lined street. The kicker: They don't pay a dime in rent.

No, they aren't mooching off friends or relatives. The thirty-something Palo Alto, Calif., couple are house-sitting for a Stanford University