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Life on the Other Side: College Vs. Post-Grad Roommates

Life on the Other Side: College Vs. Post-Grad Roommates

So, you’ve packed your bags and kissed college goodbye. As you settle into a job (or maybe a job hunt), you think: Roommates? No sweat, I’ve lived with other people for the last four years, I got this. Wrong. While at first it’s going to […]

How to Help Your Roommate Live With Epilepsy

How to Help Your Roommate Live With Epilepsy

Co-living means sharing a lot of your life with the person or people in your home. While at times it’s as simple as splitting the bills, co-living also entails sharing the intimate parts of your life — even when you don’t mean to. Physical and […]

5 Apartment Features You Have to Check Before Signing a Lease

5 Apartment Features You Have to Check Before Signing a Lease

Apartment hunting is no easy feat. Once you’ve finally found a place that’s within your budget, close to public transportation, and home to an awesome roommate, you’ll probably just want to sign the lease and call it a day — but not so fast. Did you […]

What if My Roommate Leaves Without Paying Rent?

What if My Roommate Leaves Without Paying Rent?

Roommates are great if you need someone to help split the bills or just want the company. But sometimes they can throw you a curveball with consequences much worse than a sink full of dirty dishes. So what happens when someone doesn’t hold up their end […]

How to Help a Roommate With an Eating Disorder

How to Help a Roommate With an Eating Disorder

When you’re living with someone else, it’s impossible not to become familiar with his or her daily habits. After all, part of co-living is learning to adjust to different lifestyles. But what do you do if your roommate’s habit is dangerous or threatening to their health? According […]

It’s Science: Why Having a Roommate Makes You Happier

It’s Science: Why Having a Roommate Makes You Happier

When you started your search for a compatible roommate, you likely did so for a number of reasons. Having someone to split the bills with and show you the ropes of your new neighborhood probably topped your list. But did you know that the effects […]

5 Must-Haves For Your Shared Kitchen Recommended by Nutritionists

5 Must-Haves For Your Shared Kitchen Recommended by Nutritionists

One of the most exciting things about moving to a new city or neighborhood are the restaurants you get to add to your must-try list. (Chances are there are a handful of mouthwatering places on your block alone.) But as much those dollar slices and […]

Renters’ Rights: Does My Landlord Have to Provide Hot Water?

Renters’ Rights: Does My Landlord Have to Provide Hot Water?

You don’t need “Game of Thrones” to tell you this, but winter is indeed coming. And that means those hot showers are about to become that much more important to get you through the days. Whether you’re in New York City or San Francisco, a one-bedroom […]

5 Common Behaviors of a Passive Aggressive Roommate

5 Common Behaviors of a Passive Aggressive Roommate

Life with a roommate isn’t always rainbows and butterflies — even we’ll admit to that. But when you have to share a space with someone, it’s vital you find a way to get along — even if that means looking past the stack of dirty […]

Why Should I Sign a Roommate Agreement?

Why Should I Sign a Roommate Agreement?

These days it’s common for even the hardest working young professionals to have roommates well into their careers as a way to save money. So maintaining a peaceful coexistence in your shared living space couldn’t be more important. Whether you’re best friends or strangers, getting […]