Yes, I posted something about this on my blog, but since this is the first place I came to after watching the Cowboys game at my sisters house, I figured this was as good a sounding board as any. I gave my roomate notice 45 days notice that I was moving out. He produced a revised final bill, which does include one month late that I was some time ago. Thats fair, and will be taken care of along with my final check. I told him, however, that the amount I was giving him would also take into account my deposit that I put down when I moved in. To this, he replied that he would have to take into account carpet cleaning, etc. And then he wondered why I was moving out? Well, there are myriad reasons, but the main one which relates to the above is that I really REALLY have felt I was not getting my money's worth for some time. The main issue is the electricity and water bills. I pay half of them and both have gone up quite a bit. Well, between my job, tennis practice, workouts and my social life, I am not home NEARLY enough for usage to justify what I have been paying for the last year and a half in utilities. I basically pay half to heat and cool and hydrate 3200 square feet of house, plus the pool, of which my actual living space is less than 1/6th. When the electricity bills started going up and looking at how my HALF was, I basically calculated that he has made back that month of rent and THEN SOME, because I am paying for half of something I am not using nearly that much of. SO, the conundrum is just how much of an asshole should I be? Its not like I am walking out without paying anything (like his last roomate did). I am going to be paying the last rent, the rent I owe, and the utilities for the period of time up to when I move....less deposit. I am of the mind that since I have overcharged for quite some time, him dithering over small amounts is rather petty. Any thoughts on this?