A friend of mine who used to work as a nurse in UK transferred to the US last year. She was very glad because she was able to find a place to stay immediately. She found her roommate through roomster.net. This is a site that offers help to individuals who are looking for a place to stay. It can be a room, a pad or even a condo. You can also choose your room mate with the use of the different categories like according to the place that you wanted, whether it is furnished or not, with girls only or with guys only, etc.
Now that her former roommate got married and move out already, she posted an ad through the site to look for her new roommate. I hope she finds one soon. She gets really lonely now and she feels really alone.