The Best Off-Campus Housing Blogs from 2021 – For Students

Monday, January 17, 2022

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2021 marked our 8th full-year of weekly blogging about the off-campus housing! Many of our blogs provided information on the effects of COVID-19 in the student housing industry and offered suggestions for students to stay safe. We’ve compiled some of our best blogs for students from 2021 as a recap.


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1. Ways for Students to Keep their Mind and Body Healthy During Remote Learning

Whether students are studying part-time online or remotely full-time, learning online can sometimes take a toll on the body, as well as the mind. Here are a few tips for students to optimize their time working remotely, while also taking care of their health.



2. Students: The Importance of Good Credit Score

When it comes to off-campus housing, students should be aware of how credit history or lack of one can affect renting a place, as well as the different avenues available in building a good credit score. For more information about credit scores, check out this blog.



3. 2021-2022 Educational Plans by Partner Schools

Many college and university campuses have announced their strategies for students learning on-campus safely. We have gathered partner school websites where announcements can be read.



4. Finding an Apartment During the Pandemic

The rental industry has changed with several adjustments to its operations and safety practices. We have compiled a list of things for student tenants to keep in mind while searching for off-campus housing during the pandemic.



5. Many Colleges and Universities are Returning to In-Class Learning

As students make arrangements to move and resume off-campus living, it's important to keep updated on government guidelines and follow safety protocols. These announcements can be seen here.



6. Packing for Moving to College or University

We have compiled a helpful list of often-overlooked items that students should pack before moving to college or university.


7. Questions to Ask a Potential Roommate

Students will often spend eight months or more living with a roommate, so it’s important they find someone who is compatible to live with. Students residing off-campus generally have more freedom with their selection. Check out our list of ten questions to ask when picking a roommate.



8. Tips for Moving into your Off-Campus Housing Space

We have put together a list of things to do that will help students enjoy their new living space.



9. How Off-Campus Living Prepares Students for the Real World

The luxuries afforded to students who live on-campus are often very different than those available to their counterparts who live off-campus. Living off-campus can help prepare students for the transition into the real world. For more information, take a look at this blog.



10. Tips for Students to Keep Their Off-Campus Rental Clean

Moving out and living alone for the first time can be very exciting for students! For some new renters, this may be the first time maintaining a clean space. Review tips in this blog to help students make this necessary task easy and maintainable!



SEE ALSO:  The Best Student Housing Blogs from 2020 – for Students

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