The Modern Way of Finding the Best Roommates Includes Drinks

young men look for roommates at a mixer
young men look for roommates at a mixer

Nothing saves money on rent like having a roommate. But shopping for one during the holidays can be tough sledding. The season is hectic, and community-ad websites can invite creeps, scammers and flakes.

Roommates Wanted NYC
and like-minded organizers across the country believe they have the antidote: mixers so potential roommates can check out each other in the flesh. The thinking goes: If you go to a bar looking for love, why not use the same setting to find someone just to share living expenses?