Roommates tend to get a bad rap. Yet, with rising housing costs, climbing student loan rates, and marrying ages trending older, many young adults have turned to living with roommates. In fact, there are 133 million renters in the United States between the ages of 18-33 because homeownership prices has increased by 55.9%. This is forcing young individuals to find roommates and agree to live with strangers, without knowing what the experience may entail. It's evident that having a roommate outweighs the frustrations of cost but something needed to be done to decrease incompatible roommate living.
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