Sofi Papamarko: 10 rules for being a good roommate – The Toronto Star

With the cost of a one-bedroom apartment soaring in Toronto — nearly $1,300 a month is the average going rate — having a place of your own in this city is getting harder to justify. For many, sharing a pad with a roommate (or roommates) is the only way to get by.

Jean-Paul Sartre wrote “Hell is other people.” But true hell is other people who have been drinking for nine hours having a rousing discussion on the minutiae of The Bachelorette outside your bedroom door when you have an exam the next day.

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