Finding the "Best Roommate"
If having a roommate is the right living arrangement for you, below are tips on finding and keeping positive roommate relationships.
- Good options for roommates are friends or a sibling.
- Maybe a person with whom you went to high school.
- Some apartment communities offer roommate matching or roommate placement as a service for their tenants.
- There is also a free roommate matching feature on our website, www.gainesville-rent.com/roommates where you search people looking for roommates.
Roommate matching at a community means you fill out a form of preferences like when you study, cleanliness, favorite music, etc. The apartment management attempts to match you with like roommates based on the answers on this form.
Roommate placement means apartment management places you in any open space without any considerations for your study, sleep, or social habits. Make sure you can switch if the management places you with roommates you are not compatible with.