Some learn the hard way what happens when you're careless during a search for housemates. Here are two tales about group living gone wrong -- and right.

Meet Lisa Taylor and Kim Le

Video: Just the Seven of Us

See how this eclectic mix of grad students living in D.C. make group housing work.

The Checklist

Do Your Homework

Looking for someone to split the cost of living? Experts outline the dos and don'ts of the roommate search.

Update Your Space

Design on a Dime

On a tight buget? Decorating your pad shouldn't break the bank. Designer Diane Gordy explains how to upgrade your space.

Apartment Hunting

Think Smart

Our guide provides tips to help apartment hunters find the right spot.

Online Discussions


Roommate Disputes

Noon ET | What can you do if a roomie stiffs you on the rent? Housing experts Janet Portman and Robert Griswold tackle roommate disputes and more.


The Real World

11 a.m. ET | Chat live with "Stephen" from the new season of MTV reality show "The Real World" about what to expect from this next crop of seven strangers.


Apartment Life Live

2 p.m. ET | The Post's Sara Gebhardt advises on rental issues and lifestyle matters.

Renters' Forum

Sounding Off

From coping with noisy roomies to battling your landlord, our legal experts help renters seek recourse.

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