Having roommates has many benefits, and sharing expenses is just the beginning! Here are some tips and resources that will help you make the most of living with roommates.

Here are some tips and resources that will help you make the most of living with a roommate, and help avoid any potential conflict:  

1. Roommate Finder (for U of T students only)
The Roommate Finder allows you to post a roommate profile and view profiles of other students who share your interests, habits and housing needs.

2. Roommate compatibility list (in Documents box at right)
We have created this simple list of things to consider to help you determine if you and your potential roommate are compatible. If things get weird, you might want to learn more about conflict resolution.

3. Sample Roommate Agreement

4. Interactive web tool
This interactive web tool was produced by Community Legal Education Ontario (CLEO) to help people in different kinds of shared rental arrangements find out which laws apply to their situation and what their rights and responsibilities are.