Living with roommates is one part art, one part science - and here on the Common blog, we can help you achieve that alchemy. Check back often for the latest stories on roommate living. Common is all about coliving, so we think you’ll find there’s something for everyone.

After all, being a Common member means getting the best parts of coliving (think lower rents and beautiful spaces) with none of the hassle. And that means ensuring the space is welcoming, warm, and friction-free for everybody. Whether you’re decorating your new home, searching for tasty dinner concepts, drawing up a chore chart, or just looking for fun things to do together, you’ve come to the right place.


How to plan your next holiday party with roommates in San Francisco

The year you become the host(ess) with the most(est)!


The Ultimate Social Distancing Guide for Roommates

How to thrive and work on enjoying this temporary period of social distancing while living with roommates.


How to Make Friends in a New City

Moving to a new city can be scary, especially if you don’t know anyone. Try these methods to not only meet new people, but to make new friends.


10 things housemates should always buy in bulk to save money

Living with roommates doesn’t only save you money by splitting rent. Many household necessities can be bought cheaper in bulk. Here are 10 to consider splitting on your next shopping trip.


How to curate the perfect snacks for your next roommate hang with GoPuff

Whether you’re heading to the park or cozying up on the couch, there’s one essential that can make or break your experience: snacks.


4 easiest ways to resolve a conflict with a roommate

Here are the four easiest ways to resolve any conflict and peacefully reach a resolution with roommates. Remember to respect each other!