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Housing: The Basics

Living away from your home is a big step that can be both challenging and rewarding. It’s important to have the information, tools and skills to prepare and deal with the challenges that might come up.

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It can be exciting, fun and stressful to live on your own. You will have the chance to grow as a person and enter a new stage in your life. But, it can also be stressful because you might not want to move out or because you’re nervous about living on your own.

The good news is there are a lot of helpful resources and organizations to support you through this journey. Here are a few tips that can make this big step easier.

This infographic has tips for moving out, such as living with roommates, being patient, checking the paperwork, know the costs, practice cooking, and knowing your rights as a tenant.

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