'Apartment rentals and roommate agencies' mainly work as apartment locator in Ames that will personally assist in finding a perfect new home. The roommate agencies in Ames take a list of everyone who will move in, including roommates. If they are not on the lease, they will not be legally liable for the rent. They need to sign a lease which includes an agreement and security deposit information; all of this should be detailed in specific numbers. Different roommate agencies which deal with apartment rentals in Ames have utilities included, that means, the tenant pays only the rent and the landlord pays all the utilities.