Roommates

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.

Roommates

21 Questions to Get to Know Your Roommates

Do you really know who you live with? Here are 21 questions to get to know your roommates on a deeper level.

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Roommate Red Flags: 5 Warnings You Should Never Overlook

Having roommates can lead to great times if things go right, but they can pose big risks if they don’t. Here are 5 red flags to look out for.

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Best outdoor activities for roommates in New York

With so much to do and the nice weather on your side, paint the city red with your suitemates and these five outdoor activities.

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Scary movies and TV shows to stream with your roommates

It’s officially the eve of Halloween. What better way to celebrate than with some popcorn and a spooky night in with your roommates?

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How dating works when you have roommates

Dating can be awkward if your living situation involves another person or a few roommates. But it doesn’t have to be.

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Must-try recipes to conquer with your roommates

Cooking with your roommates is not only fun, but it can also save you some trips to the grocery store. Try these delicious recipes today.