On a more positive note
Bf and I got a place together! The last month has been a bit stressful looking for a place to live with COVID-19. We applied for two places, the first one, after running around like chickens with our heads cut off to get everything required and got the security deposit, the owner said they wanted a double security deposit because we have a dog over 9 lbs and they had to evict someone with a dog that did a lot of damage. So that was not a great start to our search because the owner didn't mention any of this till we did all this work and we weren't paying around $5,000 prior to moving in just because we have a dog over 9 lbs. no way. Then the second place, a lot of people applied for it and we didn't get it because they wanted a two year lease, which we won't be here for 2 years.
So finally on Friday, bf went to talk to his current landlord who he already told he was moving out to see if the limited amount of bigger/more updated places had any availability coming up because we didn't want to keep applying and looking, northern va is very competitive and places go fast. Guess what! They have a bigger place with upgraded and added features coming up for when we were looking for and she was about to put it online that day! So instead we got it, do not have to pay an application fee or a security deposit or anything, so we will be missing out on a yard which we wanted, but we save ALOT of money to use to do what we wanted for our last year here, get to save up for our future move, and have way less stress, so we are super excited!
Edit: I will also add that bf and I are going to offer next Friday - Monday to BM (bf's time) so she gets a last weekend with SD before bf's time for the summer, let's SD have a fun weekend instead of being around us while we move, & allows us to move without having to worry about entertaining or watching a child. So it is a win, win, win, & I think it will make everyone happy