Life’s Financial Journeys
Finding housing. “Where and how do I want to live?”
It isn’t always easy to find the right place for you to live. You might rent or own. You might have to keep grass cut in summer and sidewalks shoveled in winter. The housing decision has both financial and personal considerations.
The following subtasks may assist you in finding housing. You will find detailed resources for these subtasks under the links in the right column of this page.
Subtask 1: Determine the costs for the various housing alternatives that make sense for you
Subtask 2: Investigate the additional housing costs beyond those for rent or a mortgage
Subtask 3: Decide how much you can spend on housing
Subtask 4: Decide whether to rent or buy
Subtask 5: Guard your rights as a renter
Getting Out on Your Own Tasks
Finding housing Subtasks
1. Determine the costs for various housing alternatives that make sense for you