“By the Bedroom” vs. “By the Apartment” Renting In Tuscaloosa
 

Some Apartment communities in Tuscaloosa are offered “by the bedroom” bust most are “by the apartment” rental option.  If you choose the latter apartment lease arrangement, then you are completely responsible for all the rent, utility bills and apartment upkeep. This includes everyone living in the apartment. But if you choose the “By the Bedroom” arrangement, you are only responsible for your bedroom, bathroom, and common areas.

Benefits of  “By the Bedroom” include not being responsible for your roommate's actions, or poor judgment, such as not meeting lease requirements or paying late.  The downside is that you pay a premium for this less risky rental option.

In contrast, if you choose the less expensive “by the apartment” option, then you are at risk for all rent, utility bills, and upkeep of the entire apartment, including your roommate's.  Your responsibility is all-inclusive, regardless of how you and your roommate may have agreed to split expenses.  If he/she ends up owing for back rent or repairs, you're on the hook. 

These are simple general statements not meant as legal advice.  Prior to leasing, discuss all this with the apartment manager, or even better, talk to a knowledgeable attorney.

Apartments in Area:

Tuscaloosa Apartment - Fountain Square

1 to 2 BDRM apartment in Tuscaloosa, AL from $659 to $709


Tuscaloosa Apartment - Elements on 30th Ave East

3 to 4 BDRM apartment in Tuscaloosa, AL from $2100 to $3000


Tuscaloosa Apartment - Bent Tree

1 to 2 BDRM apartment in Tuscaloosa, AL from $689 to $789


Tuscaloosa Apartment - H.A. Edwards, Inc.

1 to 2 BDRM apartment in Tuscaloosa, AL from $575 to $1600


Tuscaloosa Apartment - The Greens at Tuscaloosa

1 to 2 BDRM apartment in Tuscaloosa, AL from $615 to $845


Tuscaloosa Apartment - Crimson Student Living

1 to 4 BDRM apartment in Tuscaloosa, AL from $669 to $979


Tuscaloosa Apartment - East Edge Apartments

Stu to 4 BDRM apartment in Tuscaloosa, AL from $799 to $1050


Tuscaloosa Apartment - College Station

1 to 4 BDRM apartment in Tuscaloosa, AL from $595 to $3000


Tuscaloosa Apartment - Parker 301

2 to 4 BDRM apartment in Tuscaloosa, AL from $450 to $730


Tuscaloosa Apartment - University Downs Condos

1 to 2 BDRM apartment in Tuscaloosa, AL from $655 to $999


Tuscaloosa Apartment - Houndstooth Condos

2 to 3 BDRM apartment in Tuscaloosa, AL from $1550 to $2200


Tuscaloosa Apartment - State Tuscaloosa

1 to 4 BDRM apartment in Tuscaloosa, AL from $739 to $999


Tuscaloosa Apartment - Landmark Apartments Tuscaloosa

1 to 3 BDRM apartment in Tuscaloosa, AL from $729 to $1125


Tuscaloosa Apartment - Hub on Campus Tuscaloosa

2 to 5 BDRM apartment in Tuscaloosa, AL from $839 to $1244


Tuscaloosa Apartment - The Bluff At Waterworks Landing

1 to 4 BDRM apartment in Tuscaloosa, AL from $609 to $1086



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