Housing Resources

Housing information can be overwhelming, especially if you are under pressure to make a decision. Below you’ll find a few resources to help better inform your decision making.

Maroon Life Advice

If you’re lost, take a look at some of the our helpful blog posts, originally published in A&M student magazine Maroon Life

How to sign a lease: Tips, tricks for students signing leases for off-campus housing

Students suggest considerations for off-campus houses, apartments

How to live with roommates

Rental Contracts
Familiarizing yourself with a standard rental contract will help you navigate your leasing agreement. Here is an example rental contract.

Housing Rights
The Texas Fair Housing Act and the U.S. Fair Housing Act protect you from discriminatory housing practices in the sale, rental and financing of dwellings based on race, color, national origin, religion, sex, physical or mental disability, or familial status (presence of a child under age 18 living with parents or legal custodians, person securing custody of children under 18, or a pregnant woman). You can further explore how to ensure your rights through the Texas Workforce Commission website in English or en Español.

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