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Help! I’m Fighting With My Roommate – What To Do Next

Fighting with your roommate can feel just as bad as fighting with your significant other, your best friend or your mom. When you’re living with someone – day-in, day-out – and you could cut the tension with a blunt knife, it can really get you down. Often, you can avoid common roommate arguments by making […]

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OMG My Roommate Smells! – Here’s What You Can Do

“He stinks. So bad. Not even just your standard BO. But recently whenever he’s within 5 feet of us (which is frequently since he sometimes comes in our room to hang out and socialize) it smells like he rolled around in his own excrement. I know he only does laundry bare minimum once every other […]

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Everything You Need To Know About The Stimulus Package For NYC

New Yorkers that have been left out of pocket or out of employment as a result of COVID-19 are right now wondering what sort of relief they’ll receive from the government. The Senate has passed a $2 trillion economic rescue plan to assist, but you probably still have some questions – where is the money […]

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How To Prevent Coronavirus In NYC When Living With Roommates

2020 has already hit us with challenge after challenge, and now it’s throwing the viral outbreak, coronavirus at us. You’ve heard the scaremongering in the media and across the web. Stay indoors! Stock up on toilet paper! Don’t breathe near another human being! The reality is a lot less terrifying. Coronavirus isn’t a “pandemic” (defined […]

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Creative Things To Do In Self-Isolation

Cases of coronavirus in New York are doubling everyday (as of March 24th) – a figure that has alerted White House officials to implement more stringent social isolation rules. As the city’s transportation network slashes its services by 25%, more and more riders are choosing to stay at home in order to self-quarantine and help […]

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What To Do If My Roommate Steals From Me

Sharing your living space with someone that isn’t your family, close friend or significant other can feel risky – especially if you don’t know him/her very well before you sign the lease! Will they leave dirty dishes all over the kitchen? Will they replace the toilet roll as often as you? What if they leave […]

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My Roommate Ate My Food – Here’s What You Can Say To Turn It Around

“I live with two roommates and we all got our flaws we have to cope with. One of them just happens to get in the way of the small joy that is my food. He ate my frozen pizza. We had a little talk. He ate my pudding. We had another talk. He ate some […]

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Ask Roomi: “Help! My Roommate Is A Slob”

The problem with living with a slob is that they usually don’t know – or care – that they’re a slob! And, short of finding your ideal roommate based on your zodiac signs, it can be difficult to know whether your new roomi prefers to maintain an immaculate place or if they’re quite comfortable to […]

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5 Things To Know During The NYC Coronavirus Pandemic

As of March 17th, there were at least 1374 confirmed cases of coronavirus in New York, with over 4000 cases across the US. After it had spread across 100 countries, The World Health Organization (WHO) has officially characterized COVID-19 as a pandemic, which can be defined as “the worldwide spread of a new disease”. While […]

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Do Late Rent Payments Affect Your Credit Score?

Most NYC renters are familiar with the challenges that come with paying rent on time. In between trying the city’s newest Japanese restaurants and rooftop bars, prioritizing our finances can feel like a fine art – and can take a lot of discipline. Here’s the bad news; the ramen and the Bloody Marys are gonna […]