What is the best way to rent an apartment with a roommate?
In essence, how do I actually go about it and the exact process as regards paperwork that will allows for rent to be split between two or more persons in an apartment?
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First of all, you need to be careful of your choice of roommates because you are actually renting as a single entity. Everyone on the lease is responsible equally. Secure the services of a lawyer and have him create a lease or binding contract that you and your roommates can sign. Keep one copy, have the roommate keep a copy and also keep a copy with the lawyer. If your roommate defaults on the lease call your lawyer and have him evicted.