Housemate Questionnaire

What are you like to live with? Really?

Here is a quick questionnaire designed to help you think about how you live. There are no right or wrong answers. Be honest with yourself.

Receive a copy of your answers by submitting your name and email at the bottom of the questionnaire.

Select the item in the drop down box that most closely represents how you live. Use the text boxes below to note what you expect from a housemate and any additional thoughts and feelings you have about the subject.
  • Choose all the apply.
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