What type of rental housing is right for you? That will depend on your needs and preferences. To help you make the process of choosing a little easier, we’ve compiled this list of different types of Rental Housing.
An apartment is a housing unit occupying a single section of a common building. There are different types of apartments including studios, consisting of one single room with all amenities combined. These are great for single dwellers not worried about combining a bedroom with their living space. You can also choose a low-rise apartment with one to four floors which may not have an elevator. If you choose a high-rise with 12 or more stories you typically have multiple elevators and amenities in the building.
This is a type of housing consists of two separate full units side by side. It offers more privacy and independence, and usually a yard, than an apartment.
Much like an apartment, condos have multiple stories and common space. However, the complex of units are individually owned.
A freestanding residence with its own lot and usually includes a garage and yard. This type of housing is much like owning your own home and offers privacy.
This type of housing is a hybrid of a single-family home and a condominium. Typically they have multiple floors and share a common wall with a neighbor. Some may also have a yard and garage.