Originally Posted by km34
I think the point is that the new rent was equal to what the 3 of them were paying before so now it's even cheaper for them to live since there are 4 sharing that cost. The amount of the boyfriend's old rent is the amount that the group is "saving" by living together.
Oh, I missed that. Duh! I read it as the $650 was what gf was paying out of the $1495, OP and hubs paying $800, and bf paying nothing. I knew it didn't add up and I think that's why it didn't make sense to me. But now I see, it's $1495 split four ways. Oy, I'm tired. Thanks.