August 2015

San Francisco SkylineAmerica is home to some of the best food in the world. Our country’s cuisines have so many influences from around the globe – and some that are truly our own creation – that we can enjoy the best French food, Asian food, Indian food, hamburgers, barbecue and other national dishes whenever we want. It is especially convenient for apartment residents to take a short car ride or walk to the best restaurants, ice cream shops and bakeries that their city has to offer.

While there is great food all over the U.S., we found the top 10 cities for these delicious foods and beverages:

Young Man In WheelchairAccording to the 2010 U.S. Census, 19 percent of the American population had a disability, which means approximately 56.7 million people require special living arrangements. Finding the right apartment is hard enough. If you have a physical disability, locating an accessible apartment community that is affordable can be even more challenging. From wide hallways to low electrical outlets and countertops, accessible apartments feature a number of amenities that allow for more comfortable living.

Solving EquationWhy US Millennials, Baby Boomers Choose the Apartment Lifestyle

More Americans, of every age and economic bracket, are choosing to live in apartments. They love the convenient, affordable lifestyle that apartments offer much more than the burdens and expenses of home ownership. Baby boomers – typically empty-nesters – and Millennials, those between 18 and 34 years old, are two of the biggest demographic groups renting apartments now, said Angela Sweet, Director of Destination Services for CORT.

Solving Problem On LaptopTop Tips for International Apartment-Seekers

Finding the right apartment in the U.S. in the current rental market can be quite a challenge, especially when you are relocating from abroad. The national apartment occupancy rate is over 95 percent and rents have increased an average of five percent across the country in recent months. In certain cities, such as San Francisco and New York, that makes finding and securing the perfect apartment for you and your family tougher than ever. Several different applicants can be competing for the same apartment, as soon as it becomes available.

Roommates Making PizzaMore so now than ever before, adults, young and old, are living with roommates. In almost every major city, the percentage of homes now being shared by roommates has jumped considerably in the past ten years. It might be to save on rent, live in a larger space, or even just because a little extra company is ideal – but whatever the cause, apartment dwellers are consistently looking to outfit their two bedroom apartment with another resident. Here are 5 reasons why renting with roommates is more popular than ever.