The midpoint of fall semester–when restless students begin to feel dissatisfied with their once-adequate living arrangements and look longingly toward the prospect of better, off-campus housing. Undergrads think about what they will do with a kitchen and bathroom all to themselves, while those who got screwed on their first Oakland rental yearn for a house that isn’t collapsing. If you’re in either of these groups, you’re understandably excited. You’re probably reading this on your phone while browsing IKEA for furniture. BUT WAIT! There’s a pivotal choice you need to make first–which charming Oakland street should you shack up on?