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777 South State

E 8th St, Chicago, 60605, United States
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About the Property

777 South State is the ideal luxury student accommodation in Chicago offering 1 bedroom and studio apartments. Located on E 8th St, this property is a 11 minute drive from the University of Chicago and 5 minutes away from School of Art Institute of Chicago.

Features

The accommodation has fully-furnished rooms with a kitchenette and shared bathroom. The rooms also have the option of bunk beds if students are looking to share the apartment. Other common amenities include a common lounge, swimming pool, game room and rooftop courtyard/sundeck. Laundry facilities in the basement and high speed wifi are also included in the bills.

Location and What's Hot?

Chicago is home to a variety of restaurants, cafes and bars serving cuisines and drinks from all over the world. Valois Restaurant and Chant Restaurant in Hyde Park are some of the hot places situated 10 minutes away from the accommodation. Ingleside Foods and Valley of Jordan foods are convenience stores situated 3 to 4 minutes away from the property.

Commute

State & 9th street is the nearest bus stop to the property which is 4 minutes away and the Harrison subway station is 10 minutes away from the property if you’re looking to travel long distances within the city limits in a jiffy and K And K Cab Chicago Taxi Service is also present nearby the student housing.

Pet policy

Cats and Dogs Allowed

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2 Pet Limit

What will you get

Common Amenities

Business Center Onsite, Computer Lab
Club House
Concierge
Door Attendant
Fitness Center
Garages

Payment Details

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Admin Fee- $300 Application Fee- $50 Additional charges- $150:(Water, Trash, Sewer, Electricity) ...

Frequently Asked Questions

Can I store my bags there before I check-in or after I check-out?

Definitely! guides can arrange to hold your luggage for up to 24 hours before or after your stay.

How late can I check in?

They're available 24 hours to check you in, just be sure to give us a call beforehand so we can expect you!

Can I check in early?

They cannot guarantee check in before 3:00pm, but feel free to give us a call and if the room is ready, youre in!

What time is check-in and check-out?

Check in starts at 3:00pm, check out is at 11am.

I want to explore the city but I have never been there before. Can someone help me with information?

Stop by our guide stands and one of our guides will be there to assist you! Were happy to share the best local approved restaurants, transportation options, and events in our neighborhoods. You can also find our Explore More Boards in the lobby that are filled with both our hosted and local events as well as exclusive offers and deals.

I am traveling alone, will I feel out of place at 777 South State?

777 South State strives to provide all guests with the opportunity to socialize, whether its at one of our events, or in our communal spaces, its never been easier to meet like-minded travelers.

How old do I need to be to book a room?

Guests must be 18 years or older to book with us with the exception of our Dupont Circle Embassy Inn by location where guests must be 21 and older to book. For security reasons, A valid ID will need to be shown at check-in.

Do you offer Wifi?

Yes! All of  locations are equipped with High-Speed Wifi.

What does a shared room mean?

Shared rooms are dormitory-style rooms with bunk beds. Guests will each get their own bunk as well as locker storage to store personal belongings. Be sure to bring a lock with you to use with your locker. Locks can also be purchased from the guide stand if needed.

What does a private room mean?

Private rooms include a private bedroom and bathroom ensuite.

Will my room have a bathroom?

Yes, all rooms (private and shared) have their own bathroom.

Where do I park?

There are parking lots and garages nearby as well as street parking where available. Prices vary. Due to the nature of the cities we are in, we do not have valet or onsite parking.

Do you have a big lobby where I can meet or work?

Hotels feature versatile communal workspaces and high-speed wifi for all your business needs.

How do your communal kitchens work?

Guests are welcome to cook or store food in our communal kitchens. Our kitchens come equipped with pots, pans, utensils, and other cooking supplies for your convenience. They just have a few Kitchen Rules: -Please keep all dishes in the Communal Kitchen -Dispose of all food before putting dishes into the sink. -Wash all dishes and clean up after yourself, including the stove and microwave, all guests will thank you! -Label all food stored in the fridge/freezer or dry storage with your name and checkout date (ex. John Z., 1/15)

I am going to be a Guarantor for one of the applicants; will I have to pay the $43.50 fee as well?

Yes, they run a screening on every applicant, both guarantors and occupants. These are separate screenings for each person.

Does my daughter/son need to apply if I already put in an application for myself?

Yes, if they are 18 years of age or older. This allows us to run the screening required for approval on their lease.

I’m an international traveler, expat, or foreign student. Can I still be approved?

Yes, prospective renters with no US credit score are eligible for lease coverage.  If you are an international student, you'll most likely need a Responsible Party to apply. A Responsible Party is a well-qualified associated guarantor that makes 3 times the monthly rent in total annual income. This individual does not need to be in the US, and their income and liquid assets do not need to be in US dollars.

The person I am guaranteeing for does not have credit. Do you still need to screen them?

To be fair, firm, and consistent they run the same screening on everyone the age of 18+ who applies to live. If you are going to be an occupant or guarantor of one of our homes, they will run a screening that may include credit and rental background.

What are the minimum Guarantor requirements that would typically be accepted?

If you have a FICO score, the minimum score is 630, and if employed, the minimum total annual income accepted is 3 times the monthly rent. Your income can also include liquid assets. Please contact your leasing agent for more details.

Will my daughter/son and I get a separate lease from the others in our group?

No, there is one lease for each home. All applicants will sign the same lease and have joint and several liability. they treat student leases the same as they do any lease.

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