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Who can you add as occupants?

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Question: Who can you add as occupants?
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Occupancy isn't limited just to those tenants named in the lease. If you're the only tenant, you can add members of your immediate family plus an extra, unrelated occupant and her children. If you're one of the tenants on the lease, you and the other tenants may add immediate family members and unrelated people as new occupants – as long as the total number of occupants (not counting unrelated occupants' children) doesn't exceed the number of tenants listed in the lease.

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