Need Help With Your Rent? Enter This Contest to Win $12K in Rent for a Year

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I’m not one to really play the lottery, but on occasion, I dream about what it’d be like if I scored a random windfall.

Other times, I fantasize about how life would be if my essential expenses would just disappear.

Like, what would I do if I didn’t have credit card and student loan debt to pay off?

What if I didn’t have to bother with the cost of groceries or meals out?

What if I didn’t have to pay rent?

Well, one lucky individual will be able to see that last wish turn into reality. Apartment Therapy is teaming up with 9JKL, a new comedy premiering this fall on CBS, to sponsor a sweepstakes to win free rent for a year.

The prize money totals a single payout of $12,000, which breaks down to $1,000 for your monthly rent bill — not factoring in the taxes you’ll pay on your winnings, of course.

The storyline of 9JKL centers around a main character named Josh Roberts, who lives in an apartment wedged between his parents’ and brother’s apartments, which is too close for comfort when it comes to dealing with their meddling ways. (I bet he wishes he had free rent for a year.)

The show’s executive producer, Mark Feuerstein, stars as Josh and based the comedy on his experience living in a New York apartment next door to his parents — a situation many millennials can relate to (though we may be actually living with our parents, not next door).

Entering the free-rent sweepstakes is easy. Just go to this site, enter your name and contact information and agree to the official rules. Apartment Therapy will automatically subscribe you to its giveaway alert emails — which means more opportunities to snag freebies in the future.

The contest ends Oct. 2 at 11:59 p.m. EDT, so don’t forget to enter before then. One winner will be selected at random and notified using the contact information provided.

Good luck!

Nicole Dow is a staff writer at The Penny Hoarder. Free rent for a year sounds awesome to her.