“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 - Landmark Apartments Tuscaloosa

1 to 3 BDRM apartment in Tuscaloosa, AL from $729 to $1130


Tuscaloosa Apartment - Hillside Commons

1 to 3 BDRM apartment in Tuscaloosa, AL from $500 to $895


Tuscaloosa Apartment - Ives Apartments

2 BDRM apartment in Tuscaloosa, AL from $1250 to $1400


Tuscaloosa Apartment - Gates at Cedar Crest

1 to 2 BDRM apartment in Tuscaloosa, AL from $1000 to $1350


Tuscaloosa Apartment - High River Apartment Homes

1 to 3 BDRM apartment in Tuscaloosa, AL from Call for Pricing


Tuscaloosa Apartment - College Station

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


Tuscaloosa Apartment - State Tuscaloosa

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


Tuscaloosa Apartment - H.A. Edwards, Inc.

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


Tuscaloosa Apartment - Campus Evolution Villages

1 to 4 BDRM apartment in Tuscaloosa, AL from Call for Pricing


Tuscaloosa Apartment - Fountain Square

1 to 2 BDRM apartment in Tuscaloosa, AL from $679 to $769


Tuscaloosa Apartment - Bent Tree

1 to 2 BDRM apartment in Tuscaloosa, AL from $709 to $809


Tuscaloosa Apartment - Parker 301

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


Tuscaloosa Apartment - Hub on Campus Tuscaloosa

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


Tuscaloosa Apartment - Mountain View

Stu to 3 BDRM apartment in Tuscaloosa, AL from $649 to $969


Tuscaloosa Apartment - Aspen Village

1 to 3 BDRM apartment in Tuscaloosa, AL from $629 to $899



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