Students and others sometimes group together in order to rent multi-bedroom apartments and live as roommates. This arrangement can have social and financial benefits. Unfortunately, many cities impose local ordinances that restrict the number of unrelated occupants to three or four, regardless of square footage, number of bedrooms, or actual safety.
Municipalities with Known Restrictions
and probably many others, let us know if you have a city or town to add to the list.
- Worcester Revisiting “Four or More” Rule on Density (May 8, 2018)
- Related Article: Dilemma of the No-More-Than-Four Rule
- Related Article: Private rental housing to the rescue (January, 2016)