I was there a year ago. My suggestion is to look for english basements or house apt. units - they're cheaper, you'll know your landlords, and usually they're taken better care of b/c they're in someones house.
Competitive Apartment Hunting Tips?
|9/2/11 1:27 PM|
This post made my day, I just moved into my new (crummy) apt in DC yesterday and woke up feeling like I had made a huge mistake. But it's nice to know that I'm not the only one paying outrageous rent for a crummy place (english basement, cold, and apparently has a slight bug problem) for the location and life. Some how knowing that I'm not alone in my logic makes me feel like my decision was valid and a little better :)
The High Cost of Small Spaces in the Big City
New York Times
|11/18/10 12:33 PM|
I think this is in response to the horribly ugly forest green carpet picture that I sent in of my new apartment. And it's sort of helpful, anyone else have any suggestions on how to deal (I'm a renter so tearing it up is not an option)?
How To Deal With Wall-To-Wall Carpet Woes
|10/28/10 9:22 AM|
Been there! Literally been in Chicago with only 10 days. Luckily my landlord and I were tight and he let me stay in my place for a couple extra months for cheap. However when faced with only 10 days to move and this not being an option here's what I did.
Tips for Apartment Hunting in Chicago?
|10/28/10 9:17 AM|