Poohbear Posted July 12, 2005 Report Share Posted July 12, 2005 Well, I finally have a contract on my house. It's good because I need to sell for financial reasons but sad because I feel I'm being forced to sell and it's yet another thing I'm losing because of my health.Anyhow, now I quickly have to find an apartment. I am limited since I can't drive and dont have family. I need to stay close to my church so that maybe it will be easier/convenient for people to help me out. I'm in a large metro area so the competition is tight (which is actually good for keeping all the prices comparable) but space is very limited especially for a 1 bedroom. The only complex I found, in the area I need to stay in has only two 1 bedrooms left. One on the THIRD floor (no elevator) and the other is a handicap apt. on the ground floor. The handicap apt is not as nice (has no linen closet, has a pedestal sink in the bathroom and therefor no bathroom cabinets and very little counter in the kitchen). The complex has said I can move into the 3rd floor apt and then when a 1 bedroom becomes available on the ground floor they would let me have first grabs at it. They say they may have something opening up at the end of October. I already had to put my deposit down because my house is closing in one month so I had to make a quick decision and since this is the only place with a 1 bedroom I grabbed it. I was blacking out trying to get up to the third floor to look so I know it's going to be an issue. I feel bad about taking a handicap apt though. I don't like the idea of taking a handicap apt when I'm not wheelchair bound because someone else may need that apt much more than I do. It's nice the Apt community will let me move into a ground floor when one becomes available but there are no guarantees as to when one will open (although I will make sure everything is put in writing before I sign the actual lease).What would you guys do if you were in this situation? Would you take the ground floor handicap apt and possibly limit someone else with a greater need or would you take the 3rd floor and cope with it until a ground floor unit opened up?As always, I appreciate your input! Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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