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Short-Term Housing

Apartment hunting for exchange visitors can be stressful with an overwhelming list of things to consider. This section provides general information and links to key resources along with advice regarding housing for participants.

Part 1 Admin procedures
Part 2 Useful tips
Part 3 Resources
Part 4 Inspection checklist
Part 5 What to note?

NOTE: As a general rule, do not sign any lease until you have actually visited the place and met with the landlord in person. Book a hotel or Airbnb for the first few days to settle down.
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