Rent Rants: `It's the People That Count, Not the Property'
Vedrickas, Ginetta, The Independent (London, England)
Cheryl Newton recalls her days sharing a rented house in Hull with four others while she was a student. She now lives in London where she rents a flat with her boyfriend
"I'D CHANGED colleges and arrived in my second year knowing nobody." Cheryl soon found an advert on a college notice board advertising a room in a shared house: "I went to see the house which was an old terrace but it was in wonderful condition. I couldn't quite understand why the other four girls hadn't found anyone as they all seemed friendly enough."
Cheryl moved in and had been there for just a short time when she made a discovery about one of her housemates: "One of the girls had had a cold …
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