Set Your Renting Guidelines
To aid with your decision making, it’s a good idea to create a checklist when comparing your housing choices.
Use these sentence-starters to help you think about things you want to maintain from your current living situation, improve on or change. Download the Housing Plan Worksheet to record your preferences.
Example: In my current housing situation, I like that there are two bedrooms, and I want my new place to have that as well.
Example: In my current housing situation, I like that I am downtown, and I want my new place to have that as well.
Example: Something I would like to improve from my current living situation is to have the ability to take public transportation instead of needing to drive every day.
Example: One thing I would change from my current housing situation is to have a yard so I can get a dog.