The reality for most young people moving to New York City is that they’re going to have to find roommates in order to afford rent. And we’ve all heard a horror story or two about roommates. But there’s no horror stories to be found for 24-year-old Nico, who’s living the NYC dream in Bushwick with her partner, Mugz, and their pals Cam and Shanti. They're spilling the beans on how they're making city life work by teaming up as roommates.
Nico's hustling as a marketing intern, bringing in about 50K a year (before Uncle Sam takes his cut), and she's dishing on how she and Mugz handle their cash as a couple. They've got a clever setup to max out their apartment space, plus some quirky house rules like no shoes indoors (slipper crew, unite!).
Nico gets real about sharing your living space with another couple, from those awkward beginnings to forming a solid crew. Communication is key, folks! They're all about finding roommates who make life a breeze. In the end, it's all about dropping expectations, trusting your gut when choosing roomies, and counting your blessings for all the new possibilities in America’s most popular city.
The reality for most young people moving to New York City is that they’re going to h...