Renting Advice

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A few tips from FOCUS
A few tips from FOCUS

Renting Advice:
Normal Living Rules:
Some limitations which were agreed to before moving in
2 weeks formal written notice if you are moving
Curfew for noise when living with a number of people
If a homestay, eating with the family and letting them know when you will be home is polite and appropriate
Unacceptable Living Rules:
Limited access to electricity
Unreasonable access to bathroom <30 minutes and laundry < once a week
Limited access to food and water
It’s definitely not acceptable if you feel unsafe or uncomfortable
REMEMBER: **Between you and your landlord, you need to have a written agreement**

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