TOPIC:  Moving out – Renting

AUDIENCE:  9-12th grade

TITLE:  Your first place


This unit was created for a class titled, Life After High School, it was designed to introduce concepts of housing, roommate selection, the cost of living, rental laws and renting vs home owning.  The following lesson was created to address the topic of landlord/tenant laws – specifically to point out the differing responsibilities of both parties.   Additional material related to the topic of housing is also linked.


Students will be able to differentiate the benefits of renting vs buying

Students will recognize the different responsibilities of tenants vs. landlords.

Students will identify multiple considerations when deciding to rent a home or apartment.


11.6.1 Assess financial resources needed to improve interior space.
11.6.2 Assess client’s community, family, and financial resources needed to achieve housing and interior design goals.

**Note** Please review all material to make sure links provided are still active

(applies to slides and worksheets)

Landlord Tenant Slides

Additional Material related to Housing

Cost of Living slides

Renting vs Buying slides

Roommate selection slide show

Roommate selection worksheet assignment

House Hunters worksheet

Housing Unit Pre-test

Housing Unit Post-Test



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