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Student communities are convenient for college kids because with an individual lease you only have to worry about your own rent. If your roommate decides to stop paying rent, you will not be affected or penalized. You can lease an apartment with friends and all of your names will be on the lease. Remember that if one roommate leaves, you will still be responsible for the full amount of rent divided between the remaining roommates . With that being said, be sure you can trust the people you sign a joint lease with.