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Tips for Securing Housing:

  • Do your research! We recommend trying to secure housing prior to your arrival. If you are not able to, then find housing for a minimum of 1 week starting the day that you arrive. 

  • Click here for important information on scams.

  • If you are in the USA, schedule a tour of the location and go with a friend.

  • Sign a lease and keep a copy of it as well as any receipts that you receive.

  • Do not overcrowd an apartment. The usual rule is two people per 1 bedroom apartment. 

  • Do not give your keys to anyone - keep them to yourself. 

  • Keep your doors locked at all times. 

  • Work with others to secure housing. 

  • Contact your employer and Sponsor if there is a problem with your housing. 

  • Make sure that your are able to walk to a bus stop.

  • Feel free to get more info about housing here.

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