Housing

Ask a Travel Nurse: Is it better for tax purposes to take company housing or the stipend and per diem?

Ask a Travel Nurse: Is it better for tax purposes to take company housing or the stipend and per diem?

Ask a Travel Nurse Question: Is it better for tax purposes to take company housing or the stipend and per diem? Do you take the company-provided housing from your company? Also, who’s your favorite agency and why? Thanks on all counts! Ask a Travel Nurse Answer: Your question is really hard to address from a […]

Ask a Travel Nurse: What are some good housing websites for furnished listings?

Ask a Travel Nurse: What are some good housing websites for furnished listings?

Ask a Travel Nurse Question: What are some good housing websites for furnished listings? I’m having a difficult time finding real people and real listings in the Miami/Fort Lauderdale area. Do you have any tips? Thanks so much! P.S. I’m still on my first assignment and the convenience of taking the housing seems so enticing, […]

Ask a Travel Nurse: Can I keep the extra money from my Travel Nurse housing stipend?

Ask a Travel Nurse: Can I keep the extra money from my Travel Nurse housing stipend?

Ask a Travel Nurse Question: Can I keep the extra money from my Travel Nurse housing stipend after I pay my monthly rent? My recruiter said no, which left me confused. For example, if my stipend is $2,000 per month, and I utilized $1,000 for rent and other housing expenses, am I allowed to “pocket” […]

Ask a Travel Nurse: How do I know I’m getting a good housing deal in a safe neighborhood?

Ask a Travel Nurse: How do I know I’m getting a good housing deal in a safe neighborhood?

Ask a Travel Nurse Question: Hello, I am an RN and I want to start traveling. I’m highly concerned about housing, especially in cities that have higher cost of living. How do I know I’m getting a good housing deal in a safe neighborhood? Should I take the allotted housing allowance and find my own […]

Ask a Travel Nurse: Should first-time Travel Nurses let the company handle housing or arrange their own?

Ask a Travel Nurse: Should first-time Travel Nurses let the company handle housing or arrange their own?

Ask a Travel Nurse Question: Hi David, I am taking my first Travel Nursing assignment and looking at housing. Should first-time Travel Nurses let the company handle housing or arrange their own? Thank you! Ask a Travel Nurse Answer: In 20 years of Travel Nursing, I have always let the travel company book my housing. […]

Ask a Travel Nurse: Do Travel Nurses choose and book their own hotel?

Ask a Travel Nurse: Do Travel Nurses choose and book their own hotel?

Ask a Travel Nurse Question: Hi David, Do Travel Nurses choose and book their own hotel? Thanks! Ask a Travel Nurse Answer: From the wording of your question, I’m not sure if you are speaking of a travel assignment, strike work, or are perhaps just beginning to research Travel Nursing and learning how exactly it […]

Ask a Travel Nurse: Is a camping trailer an option for Travel Nurse housing?

Ask a Travel Nurse: Is a camping trailer an option for Travel Nurse housing?

Ask a Travel Nurse Question: Hi there! I’m looking into Travel Nursing in the next year. I’ve always traveled with my family with a pull-behind camping trailer, so I’m wondering: Is a camping trailer an option for Travel Nurse housing? This way, I wouldn’t have to continuously pack and move a bunch of things. Thanks […]

Ask a Travel Nurse: Should my housing stipend be taxed?

Ask a Travel Nurse: Should my housing stipend be taxed?

Ask a Travel Nurse Question: I am currently on contract in California for three more months and chose to take my own housing. My permanent residence in Illinois is listed with my company, where I have numerous things registered to that address (car, voter’s registration, etc.) and also have many belongings there including two cats. […]

Ask a Travel Nurse: How is a Travel Nurse housing stipend calculated?

Ask a Travel Nurse: How is a Travel Nurse housing stipend calculated?

Ask a Travel Nurse Question: I understand that the housing allowance varies from region to region and even city to city, but how is a Travel Nurse housing stipend calculated? Is the allowable stipend it based on city/county housing? And how can I find an area’s values? Ask a Travel Nurse Answer: Unfortunately, the answer […]

Ask a Travel Nurse: How do I get the best housing on my first Travel Nursing assignment?

Ask a Travel Nurse: How do I get the best housing on my first Travel Nursing assignment?

Ask a Travel Nurse Question: I am about to become a first-time Traveler. What should I look for in terms of accommodations and how do I get the best housing on my first Travel Nursing assignment? Ask a Travel Nurse Answer: In speaking with travel companies, if you are concerned about your accommodations, one of […]

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