WHAT DOES THE TERM “LEASE BY THE BED” MEAN AND HOW IS THIS BETTER?
By The Bed means an individual lease for your son or daughter. Our residents can live in a shared apartment with roommates without the stress of renting an entire apartment. Individual leases allow us to split the rent making each resident responsible only for their portion of rent.
HOW DO I CONNECT WITH ROOMMATES?
Every case is different. Sometimes one group has decided to find an apartment together, others are open to meeting new people they can become friends with. We can accommodate both situations. If you’re looking for roommates we offer a roommate matching service. We aim to match students with similar interests using our matching questionnaire. The goal is to blend similar lifestyles, hobbies and habits among residents.
WHAT FORMS AM I REQUIRED TO COMPLETE?
If you are the person that will be the guarantee on the lease, then you will be required to fill out the Guarantor Application. This form will be subject to credit approval and proof of income for two consecutive months will need to be provided in order to process your application.
WHAT FORMS OF PAYMENT DO YOU ACCEPT?
Payments are accepted in the office in the form of: a personal check, money order or cashier’s check. Rent can also be paid online through our website – you must get your log in information from our leasing office to access your account. Rent is due on the first day of each month. A late fee will be applied after the third day of each month along with a daily charge after that. Only certified funds will be accepted in the office once rent is late.
WHEN DO I PAY MY FIRST INSTALLMENT?
Like most student communities, we offer term-length leases. Our standard, full lease term begins in August and ends August of the following year. The full lease term is divided into 12 equal rent installments. Payment is always due on the first day of every month and considered late by the third day with additional fees applied. All installments can be paid using payment methods listed above.
DO YOU OFFER SHORTER TERM LEASES?
Our standard, full lease term begins in August and ends August of the following year. Occasionally, we will be able to offer shorter terms, please contact us directly to see what is available.
WHAT DOES MONTHLY RENT INCLUDE?
The rent includes the rental amount for the bedroom and shared occupancy of the apartment common areas, access to the community amenities, water, sewer, cable and high-speed Internet. The rent also includes a $35 electricity allowance for each occupant in the apartment.
WHAT CAN WE EXPECT ON MOVE-IN DAY?
Simply report to the leasing office during your child’s allotted time to get lease paperwork, front door and bedroom keys. Instructions for your child’s assigned Move-In Day will be emailed to them in advance.
ARE YOUR APARTMENTS FULLY FURNISHED?
Each apartment is furnished from the bedrooms to the common areas. All you need to bring are your clothes, favorite technology and some home decorations.
WHAT APPLIANCES COME WITH LEASING A HOME?
The following are included: dishwasher, disposal, stove, self-cleaning oven, microwave and a refrigerator with an ice maker. Our laundry facility is on site.
HOW DOES LIVING IN A STUDENT APARTMENT COMMUNITY COMPLEMENT THEIR COLLEGE EXPERIENCE?
We offer the right balance of support and independence. Apartment living gives students real world situations and promotes responsibility. Residents are in complete control for paying bills, cleaning house, studying, cooking and planning their lives. It’s the right amount of responsibility and reality before their complete independence.