|College students as renters in cohousing||<– Date –> <– Thread –>|
|From: Morrison, Robert (romorriscabletron.com)|
|Date: Wed, 23 Sep 1998 14:55:05 -0500|
> On Sat. Sept. 19, fertilezone [at] ebox.oo.net wrote (Subject: Re: Rental > homes), suggesting that cohousers seek college students as renters. > (Sorry, I don't have the message handy to paste text from.) > I would be cautious about this. Students can be very noisy. (I have > some second-hand experience with this, and will discuss it further if > anyone is interested.) > I think the idea was for cohousers to rent an extra room in their > unit > to > 1-2 students. This is less likely to cause problems than having an > absentee > owner rent out an entire unit to 4-5 students (a common practice with > conventional apartments and duplexes in college towns). But I would > still be cautious about targeting students (for example, by posting > paper > ads on bulletin boards on college campuses) as renters. I think it > would > be better to advertise in an off-campus forum. > > Bob Morrison > >
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