Apartment Bathrooms and Prospective Residents
- May 21, 2014
It’s a question all prospective renters want to know when they’re touring an apartment, but very few ask: Could they use the toilet?
It’s embarrassing for people to ask, but why should it be? A recent article in The New York Times asked if people attending open houses should be able to use the toilets of the houses they were scoping out, and the answer was yes. So shouldn’t it be the same when people are looking at apartments? After all, why not? The toilet isn’t ornamental. It’s a functioning, crucial part of any apartment.
Encourage leasing agents to stock units that are for rent with toilet paper, soap and hand towels, and to offer use of the bathrooms to prospective renters before they have to ask. Then there’s no embarrassment if they do have to use it.
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