Roommate Guide: Key Procedures
    Key Procedures
    Many renters are keeping their doors locked not only when they are not home but when they are home as well, and this is no different in a roommate situation. It's important for your roommate to know if they need to keep their key with them at all times and if you keep a spare key hidden and what procedure you have for lost keys and when a roommate is 'locked out'. Make sure all roommates have access to contact the builing manager or superintendent for such occasions.

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