yeah man, you'd be a sucker to not take advantage of it. there are some stipulations regarding signing up for e-statements and checking your balance online (which is preferable), but it's fully worth it.
here are some sorta nice links to learn chef-apply, where you would write a basic recipe instead of a full cookbook. then run chef-apply and see what happens. also, install chefdk instead of what they recommend.
How long is he hopeing to stay? We are really just a crash pad for in-between. Our apartment is really only 800sq ft and we really do have a ton of shit to organize but it'd be tight. Other hand, free rent for a moment.