In this week’s Dear Splitwise, we return to the question of how to split shared items that one person will keep when you eventually move out. Continue reading Divvying Up the Dishes
If you are going to rent out a room in your house, especially to a friend, you need to pick a fair price that also reflects the market. One reader asks:
How would you charge if you rent out a room with a private bathroom in the home that is your primary residence, which you own?
Landlord in Training
Hi Landlord in Training,
Great question. As it happens, I just had to help my parents do this. Here’s what you need to know: Continue reading Rentin’ Rooms in your House
One of my passions is to help people be fair to their roommates. But how fair are you required to be to your potential roommates? Roommate.com is a popular roommate finding site, which allows you to search for roommates based on sex, age, sexual orientation, and family status. Is this fair? The Fair Housing Council of San Fernando Valley thought not, and the case landed in the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals. Continue reading Court Allows Discrimination in Roommate Selection