How to find a place to live

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Are you looking a place to live? Housing in the USA is often expensive. pea mea uaua ki te kitea he wahi pai ki te ora i roto i te tata haumaru. kia hoki kia raruraru koe i pehea ki te kitea he wahi ki te ora. This page provides important information about paying bills, ora tata noho tata, me te mana te kāinga.

Are you looking a place to live? Housing in the USA is often expensive. It may be hard to find a nice place to live in a safe neighborhood. You may also be confused by how to find a place to live. This page provides important information about paying bills, living near neighbors, and home ownership.

rerenga pōwhiri

welcoming refugees

Tō te kāinga Ko te wahi nui. He he he kupu i roto i te United States: “Kāinga Ko te wahi i te ngakau he.” Tenei te tikanga i to tatou mau utuafare tinana - te wahi tatou e ora - tohu te iwi me mea e aroha ana tatou. He maha rerenga tango whakapehapeha i roto i to ratou mau utuafare hou. He he haumaru, wahi whakamarie ki te ora e te tauturu i hanga i te United States ite rite te kāinga. He rerekē hoki ia whānau hiahia whare Refugee, engari i reira e maha ngā momo rerekē o te mau fare ki te whiriwhiri i.

Your home is an important place. There is a saying in the United States: “Home is where the heart is.” This means our physical homes – the places we live – symbolize the people and things we love. Many refugees take pride in their new homes. Having a safe, comfortable place to live will help make the United States feel like home. Refugee housing needs are different for each family, but there are many different types of homes to choose from.

Ngā momo o whare

Types of housing

Renting a place to live

Renting a place to live

Homes i roto i te United States e taea e whaitua (he wahi whaiaro-roto o te whare nui) or a single house. haea ki a koutou i te whare, Me utu e koe i te nui katoa marama ki te tangata nona. Ka haina koe i te riihi, i te mea he kawenata e ta e utu koe tou haehae, me te tahi atu pire i ia marama.

Homes in the United States can be apartments (a self-contained part of a larger building) or a single house. To you rent a home, you must pay an amount every month to the owner. You will sign a lease, which is an agreement that says you will pay your rent and other bills each month.

Sharing a house or apartment

Sharing a house or apartment

tikanga whare tiri haea koe he whare ranei he fare ki te mea karanga Ameliká loki - te tahi atu iwi e noho ana i roto i te taua whare fare ranei ki a koe, me to outou utuafare. Ko reira maha iti atu reti koutou ake wahi, no te taea e koe te wahia te utu o te reti me taputapu (hiko, etc whakawera). Usually everyone has their own bedroom and they share a living room, kitchen and bathroom.

Shared housing means you rent a house or an apartment with what Americans call roommates – other people living in the same house or apartment with you and your family. It is often cheaper than renting your own place because you can split the cost of the rent and utilities (electricity, heating etc). Usually everyone has their own bedroom and they share a living room, kitchen and bathroom.

Whai i te kāinga

Owning a home

Hoko he kāinga i roto i te Hononga o Amerika he utu. A, no te hoko koe i te kāinga, Me te tikanga koe ki te whai moni ora ki te utu mo te utu ki raro (he ōrau o te tapeke utu o te whare), a ka koe tarewa maha moni ki te utu i mo te toenga o te whare. Ia marama utu koe tou utu mokete ki te pareparenga mo te moni tarewa ki a koutou. A, no te hoko koe i te kāinga, hoki koe atu utu, tae atu inihua, takoha me te hanga kāinga.

Buying a home in the United States is expensive. When you buy a home, you normally need to have saved money to pay for a down payment (a percentage of the total cost of the house), and then you often borrow money to pay for the rest of the house. Each month you pay your mortgage payment to the bank for the money you borrowed. When you buy a home, you also have other expenses, including insurance, taxes and home repair.

Looking for a place to rent

Looking for a place to rent

Finding a place to rent is hard. There is always a lot of competition for affordable rentals. There are two types of housing you can try for when you are looking for a place to live on a limited income:

Finding a place to rent is hard. There is always a lot of competition for affordable rentals. There are two types of housing you can try for when you are looking for a place to live on a limited income:

Affordable housing

Affordable housing

In large cities and some smaller ones, there are non-profit organizations and government agencies that provide housing for low-income people. Unfortunately there is usually a long wait for affordable housing. But if there is affordable housing in your area, it is good to get on the waiting list. A housing counseling agency can tell you what affordable housing is available. You can search to fins both local public housing agencies a counseling agencies i roto i to koutou rohe.

In large cities and some smaller ones, there are non-profit organizations and government agencies that provide housing for low-income people. Unfortunately there is usually a long wait for affordable housing. But if there is affordable housing in your area, it is good to get on the waiting list. A housing counseling agency can tell you what affordable housing is available. You can search to fins both local public housing agencies and counseling agencies in your area.

You can also search for a local organization in your community in FindHello. Kōwhiri koutou reo, then choose your city. Then select “Housing & Food.If there is nothing listed for your community, search on the internet. momo “affordable housing in [name of your city].”

You can also search for a local organization in your community in FindHello. Choose your language, then choose your city. Then select “Housing & Food.” If there is nothing listed for your community, search on the internet. Type “affordable housing in [name of your city].”

Private rentals

Private rentals

Cheap private rentals get filled as soon as they are advertised. You will need to find the best listings and check them every day. Some listings pages will notify you when new advertisements are posted. Here is a list of the best apartment rental sites and apps. Ko te paetukutuku craigslist is the most used site for rentals. But on Craiglist, you have to be careful of people trying to cheat you. Some of the ads are fraudulent. Never send money or personal information to anyone online. You never need to pay rent until you have an agreement.

Cheap private rentals get filled as soon as they are advertised. You will need to find the best listings and check them every day. Some listings pages will notify you when new advertisements are posted. Here is a list of the best apartment rental sites and apps. The website Craigslist is the most used site for rentals. But on Craiglist, you have to be careful of people trying to cheat you. Some of the ads are fraudulent. Never send money or personal information to anyone online. You never need to pay rent until you have an agreement.

You probably want to rent your own place, especially if you are more than just one person. But often you will have a better chance of finding somewhere if you consider sharing a house or apartment. This is especially true in big cites where rents are very high. Sharing means not just sharing the rent, but sharing all the other costs with other working adults. If you are prepared to share, you may actually end up in a nicer place, with more space or with a yard, because with roommates you can afford something bigger.

You probably want to rent your own place, especially if you are more than just one person. But often you will have a better chance of finding somewhere if you consider sharing a house or apartment. This is especially true in big cites where rents are very high. Sharing means not just sharing the rent, but sharing all the other costs with other working adults. If you are prepared to share, you may actually end up in a nicer place, with more space or with a yard, because with roommates you can afford something bigger.

Renting me tika

Renting and rights

Ki te kei te reti koe he whare, whai koe te maha o tika. E koe te tika ki te ora i roto i te wahi e he pokekore, e kore ngā, a he wera me te wai. I roto i te Hau Amui no Marite, i reira ko te ture e kore e taea te kaiwhakarëti whakahāwea ki a koutou. te tikanga o tēnei e kore te kaiwhakarëti e taea kahore te mea ki to koutou tono reti no te mea o to koutou iwi, matawaka, karakia ranei. He hoki ture motuhake i roto i āhua rerekē e pā ana ki te tini o te iwi ka taea e ora i roto i to koutou fare, me aha me te whakarato i tou kairetiwhare hoki koutou. Hud.gov is an educational website about housing. You can learn about housing discrimination a tenant rights in your state.

If you are renting a home, you have several rights. You have the right to live in a place that is clean, has no bugs, and has heat and water. In the United States, there is a law that a landlord cannot discriminate against you. This means a landlord cannot say no to your rental application because of your race, ethnicity, or religion. There are also specific laws in different states about how many people can live in your apartment and what your landlord must provide for you. Hud.gov is an educational website about housing. You can learn about housing discrimination and tenant rights in your state.

Waitohu te riihi

Signing a lease

A lease is a written document that you sign when you rent a place to live. Ko te riihi ko te kawenata i waenganui koutou, me te rangatira whare, te rangatira o te wae reti. I roto i te riihi, whakaae koe ki te utu i tō reti me pire i runga i te wā i ia marama, me te whakaae te kaiwhakarëti ki te whakarato i te haumaru, me te parukore (ma ki kahore ngā) wae rīhi.

A lease is a written document that you sign when you rent a place to live. The lease is an agreement between you and the landlord, the owner of the rental unit. In the lease, you agree to pay your rent and bills on time each month and the landlord agrees to provide a safe and sanitary (clean with no bugs) rental unit.

Before you sign

Before you sign

I mua i haina koe tou riihi, kia tino ki te titiro i te kōwae reti ki te kairetiwhare. Ki te mea i reira e mea pakaru, ranei, ki te he paru te wahi, ui te kairetiwhare kia tuhituhi e iho i runga i te riihi. E ara, ka whai koe taunakitanga i muri e kore i whatiia koe tetahi mea ranei kia paru reira.

Before you sign your lease, make sure to look at the rental unit with the landlord. If there are things broken, or if the place is dirty, ask the landlord to write that down on the lease. That way you will have evidence later that you did not break anything or make it dirty.

Paying security deposits

Paying security deposits

A, no te tuatahi neke koe i roto i, kia whai koe ki te utu i te moni tāpui haumarutanga. puritia tenei moni e te kaiwhakarëti noa neke koe i roto i roto i te take e kore koe e utu i tō reti ranei, ki te hanga koe i te kōwae reti rawa paru, me te whai ratou ki te utu ki te whai i horoia reira. Ki te utu koe i tou reti, me te horoi i te fare, ina neke koe i roto i, Na kia whiwhi koe hoki mai koutou moni tāpui ki a koutou. Ētahi rīhi rapu koe ki te horoi i tō whāriki i roto i te tikanga ki te tiki i to koutou moni tāpui hoki. Be sure to check if the carpet in your apartment was cleaned when you moved in. Ki te kore i horoia ai, ui mo te kaiwhakarëti ki te hoatu i roto i te tuhituhia e kore koe e whai ki te horoi i te whāriki. Ki te e whai koe ki te horoi i te whāriki, Ka taea e koe haea i te mīhini mo te utu iti hei utu o he ki te utu i te kamupene he rota o te moni ki te horoi i te whāriki.

When you first move in, you may have to pay a security deposit. This money is kept by the landlord until you move out in case you do not pay your rent or if you make the rental unit very dirty and they have to pay to have it cleaned. If you pay your rent and clean the apartment when you move out, then you should get your deposit money returned to you. Some leases require you to clean your carpet in order to get your deposit back. Be sure to check if the carpet in your apartment was cleaned when you moved in. If it was not cleaned, ask for the landlord to put in writing that you do not have to clean the carpet. If you do have to clean the carpet, you can rent a machine for a low price instead of having to pay a company a lot of money to clean the carpet.

Length of lease

Length of lease

E hainatia riihi mo te maha etahi o nga marama. Te nuinga riihi e hoki e ono nga marama mo te tau kotahi ranei. ai hoki e taea ki te haina i te riihi marama-ki-marama koe. Te tikanga o tēnei ka taea e koe te neke i roto i tetahi wa e hiahia ana koe. Heoi, e tonu te tikanga whai koe ki te korero i te rangatira whare he marama i roto i te mua e ka neke koe, me me haea utu koutou i roto i te mutunga o to koutou kawenata.

Leases are signed for a certain number of months. Most leases are for six months or for one year. You might also be able to sign a month-to-month lease. This means you can move out any time you want. However, you would still normally have to tell the landlord a month in advance that you will move and you must pay rent through the end of your agreement.

Notice requirements

Notice requirements

ka rapua e koe te nuinga o nga riihi ki te hoatu i te maha etahi o ra’ kite i mua i neke koe i roto i. Ki te haere koe ki te neke i roto i o koutou reti, kia mohio ki te tirohia i tō riihi kia kite pēhea te maha nga ra i mua o te wā e hiahia ana koe ki te korero ki tou kaiwhakarëti ka koe e neke.

Most leases will require you to give a certain number of days’ notice before you move out. If you are going to move out of your rental, be sure to check your lease to see how many days ahead of time you need to tell your landlord you will be moving.

Mēra me te pire

Mail and bills

When you find a place to live, you will need to pay your bills on time. You will probably get bills for electricity and other utilities in the mail.

When you find a place to live, you will need to pay your bills on time. You will probably get bills for electricity and other utilities in the mail.

Rent

Rent

Ko te tikanga e tika ana i runga i te tuatahi o te marama ranei, i te ra o te marama i oho tuatahi koe i roto i Rent. Whakamātauria ki utu tonu to koutou reti mā te whakamahi i te haki, hei utu o te moni. ui ngā wā katoa hoki te rihīti kia whai tohu i utua e koe koe.

Rent is normally due on the first of the month or on the day of the month that you first moved in. Try to always pay your rent using a check, instead of cash. Always ask for a receipt so that you have proof that you paid.

Mail

Mail

A ani i to koutou kairetiwhare i reira kei tou pouaka kei te ka kia mohio ki te tirohia i tō mēra wā. You will need to fill out a form at the post office if you move. A, no te e whakaki koutou i te reira i roto i, Ka kia tonoa koutou mēra ki a koe i tou wāhitau hou.

Ask your landlord where your mailbox is located and be sure to check your mail regularly. You will need to fill out a form at the post office if you move. When you fill it out, your mail will be sent to you at your new address.

Utilities

Utilities

Ko te tikanga, ka whai koe ki te utu mo koutou taputapu, tae atu koutou hiko, hau tūturu hinu ranei, wai, TV / ipurangi, waea, paru, paipa, etc. I te tahi taime, etahi taputapu katoa ranei e ngā i roto i to koutou reti, engari te nuinga o te wa i koe ki te utu ia ratou motuhake. Ka taea e koe te whakaora moni i runga i koutou taputapu mā te pupuri i tou wera iti, me te kakahu mahana i roto i te whare, a na roto i te tahuri atu rama, me te unplugging whakaaro hiko ka kore e hiahiatia e ratou.

Usually, you will have to pay for your utilities including your electricity, natural gas or oil, water, TV/internet, telephone, trash, sewer, etc. Sometimes, some or all utilities are included in your rent, but most of the time you have to pay them separately. You can save money on your utilities by keeping your heat low and wearing warm clothes in the house, and by turning off lights and unplugging electronic devices when they are not needed.

Hoko he whare

Buying a house

Hoko he whare ko pea te hoko nui rawa e hanga ake koutou. He rota o ngā take ture mo koutou, te pēke, a mo te tangata hoko i te kāinga. The US Department of Housing and Urban Development has great information about buying your first home and programs for first-time and low-income home buyers.

Buying a house is probably the largest purchase you will ever make. There are lots of legal issues for you, the bank, and for the person selling the home. The US Department of Housing and Urban Development has great information about buying your first home and programs for first-time and low-income home buyers.

You can look to find homebuying programs to help you buy a home in your city or state.

You can look to find homebuying programs to help you buy a home in your city or state.

Smartasset.com has good tools to help you decide to rent or buy a house. Ka taea e tauturu te reira ia koe te ako, ki te taea e koe te utu ki te hoko i te whare.

Smartasset.com has good tools to help you decide to rent or buy a house. It can help you learn if you can afford to buy a house.

noho tata

Neighbors

He mea tonu nui ki te whai i te hononga pai ki o koutou hoa, nga wahi katoa e ora koe. Engari kia rerekē atu i roto i to koutou whenua te kāinga i tēnei hononga. hei tauira, i roto i to koutou whenua, kia toro koe tou hoa i tetahi wa o ra. I roto i te USA, maha karanga iwi i mua ratou toro te hoa hoa ranei. kia tamata hoki koe ki te kia whakaute o koutou hoa. whakaaro tokomaha Ameliká o ratou taonga rite taonga tūmataiti. e kore ai rite ratou i te reira, ki te haere koe i roto i to ratou ruri park ranei i mua o to ratou whare.

It is always important to have a good relationship with your neighbors, wherever you live. But this relationship might be different than in your home country. For example, in your country, you might visit your neighbor at any time of day. In the USA, people often call before they visit a friend or neighbor. You should also try to be respectful of your neighbors. Many Americans think of their property as private property. They might not like it if you walk in their yard or park in front of their house.

kia hoki kia koe mōhio o te nui o haruru e hanga e koe. Whakamātauria ki kia ata noho i waenganui i 8 p.m. a 8 A.M., the usual time of rest in the USA.

You should also be aware of how much noise you are making. Try to be quiet between 8 p.m. and 8 a.m., the usual time of rest in the USA.

Ki te whakawhanake koe he hononga pai ki o koutou hoa, taea e pai mo koutou whānau tenei. A, no te neke i roto i te noho tata hou, Ka taea e koe te whakauru i koe, ka kawe ia ratou he kai pereti ranei o marū.

If you develop a good relationship with your neighbors, this can be good for your family. When new neighbors move in, you can introduce yourself and bring them a meal or plate of treats.

Ki te he koe i te raruraru ki tetahi o koutou hoa, tamata ki te kōrero ki a ratou, ka whakamārama i te āhuatanga. hei tauira, ki te te te te tangata nui i te po, ui ratou kiri ki te taea e ratou Ingarangi no te mea kei te moe koutou tamariki. Ki te hiahia koe ki ētahi atu i te tauturu e taea e koe te korero ki tou kairetiwhare e pā ana ki te raruraru, me te ui ratou ki te kōrero ki tō hoa.

If you are having a problem with one of your neighbors, try to talk to them and explain the situation. For example, if someone is being loud at night, ask them nicely if they can be quieter because your children are sleeping. If you need more help you can tell your landlord about the problem and ask them to talk to your neighbor.

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