University Of Texas At Austin, Austin

Rio Grande St, Austin, 78705, United States
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$170
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1.5 mi from City Center
1.5 mi from City Center( 30m. 20m. 10m)
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city center | 1.2 mi
Austin Community College | 0.6 mi
University of Texas | 0.7 mi
St. Edward's University | 3.9 mi
Pay In Instalment
No Visa No Pay
gym
Gym
Dryer
Washer
Washer / Dryer
Wi-Fi Internet

About the Property

Harrington Housing University Of Texas At Austin is stunning student accommodation in Austin. Located near the Rio Mart, the property offers modern shared apartments. Additionally, the University of Texas is 16 minutes away on foot and Austin Community College is a 14-minute walk away from the property.

Features

The aesthetic rooms at the accommodation are fully furnished and come with a lot of amenities. The bedroom comes with a comfortable bed, a Tv, study table, drawer, wardrobe, and plenty of storage space. The shared kitchen has all the appliances you will need to cook delicious food. The property provides free high-speed wifi to enjoy buffer-free content and washer/dryer. Moreover, utility bills are included in the rent so students don't need to worry about managing various bills. Sleeping Pod also has amazing social spaces such as a gym to workout and a co-working space to work in peace.

Location and What's Hot?

The property is based in a very popular area of the city and it is surrounded by many restaurants, cafes and bars. Kesos Tacos is just around the corner which serves the best tacos in the town or you can visit Goodall's restaurants for delicious food. Cain & Abel's pub is also nearby to drink and party with friends. Students don’t have to worry about grocery shopping as Rio mart convenience store is a few steps away.

Commute

The accommodation is well-connected to public transport with multiple bus stops available in the vicinity. 22nd/Pearl bus stop is 2 minutes away on foot and UT West Mall Station (SB) bus stop is a 6-minutes away from the property, making traveling around the city easier.

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Cancellation Policies (4)

  • No Visa No Pay
    This property allows cancellation due to visa rejection.
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  • Replacement Tenant Found
    This property allows cancellation upon finding replacement tenant.
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  • Extenuating Circumstances
    Cancellation is allowed in case of extenuating circumstances.
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Payment Policies (5)

  • Pay In Instalment
    This property offers 1, 12 flexible instalment plans.
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  • Mode Of Payment
    Payment via easy transaction modes.
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  • Guarantor Requirement
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Frequently Asked Questions

What does the rent include?

The rent includes all utilities, internet, as well as living in a fully furnished apartment. It also includes the use of the building amenities, such as a gym, swimming pool, rooftop, and so on (if applicable).

How does the rent payment work?

At the time of check-out, you are only required to make your deposit  payment. Paying a deposit will secure your room. Your first rent payment  is due upon your move-in. Let's say today is January 15 and you would like to book a room from March 1 to September 31. Today, you will need  to pay the deposit amount to hold your room. The first rent payment is due any time until March 1. You will need to pay your first rent to receive your apartment keys. In other words, the deposit secures your room, and the first rent brings you the keys.

What is the verification process?

After the booking submission, you will be asked to follow the instructions to verify your identity and proof of study/work. They want to make sure they only accept people who are verified to be a good fit for their co-living community.

Why can’t I select the dates I want?

You can only select the beginning and end of the month as a move-in  date. If you have a specific move-in date in mind, you may contact Email in case they can accommodate your inquiry.

Are Management premises Co-ed?

They have all-female, all-male, and mixed apartments, based on availability  at the time of booking. During the booking process kindly let them know your preference and they will do their best to accommodate it.

Why am I paying a furniture deposit?

The furniture deposit is to secure the room and cover any potential damage to furniture, other loss, or default in rent payment.

Do I pay my rent month to month, or weekly?

They allow flexible lease terms, and tnt payment is due every 4-week. A payment plan will be generated and added to the end of your housing agreement for your reference. Let's say you rented a room at a rate of $275/week, and your total duration of stay is 12-week. You will need to make payments in 3 installments of $1100/each.

Do I get my own bathroom?

Unless specified otherwise, all rooms have shared bathrooms. If you are  looking for ultimate privacy, they do have a master room with a private bathroom and entire apartment options in certain locations.

Does the apartment have a common living room?

There is a small dining area near the kitchen area. Particularly with the Covid-19 precautions, they discourage their residents to gather in common areas unless necessary.

Is the internet included?

They are happy to provide each resident with an unlimited Wi-Fi internet connection. This is included in the rental price. Also, Property  prepares the rooms with fresh bed linens and deep cleaning before the  move-in. Residents need to leave the room in the same condition as it is found, including the replacement of fresh bed linens and completion of deep move-out cleaning.

Do you have a cleaning service?

Prior to moving in, your room is cleaned and you are provided with fresh linens. It is up to all roommates to keep their rooms and common areas clean.

What is your guest policy?

Due to the unique living environment at Property premises, constant overnight guests are not allowed. You are able to have friends and family visit you. However overnight guests overpopulate the apartment and are not permitted.

Do you provide a meal plan?

Meal plans are not provided. Their apartments have fully furnished kitchens with standard appliances including pots, pans, dishes, and cutlery. There are grocery stores nearby.

Can I bring my own sheets and furniture?

They provide fresh bed linens prior to moving in. Their rooms are fully furnished with a bed, study desk, side table, lighting, and smart TV. As long as the room is left in the same condition after your stay, you may replace your own linens and small furniture.

Can I rent an apartment to myself?

Yes, you can rent an entire studio or one-bedroom apartment. 

What if I have a roommate issue?

Their residence is a co-living shared space and they encourage open communication to try and resolve any household issues. Please contact your housing coordinator, for some further assistance.

Is there 24/7 security on the premises?

Most of their locations have a concierge security desk. Additionally, a key fob is needed, to enter the building.

What is the check-in process?

Check-in generally begins after 4:00 pm on your planned move-in date. You will receive move-in instructions by email, which will include the housing coordinator’s contact information. You can inform them when you’re on the way, or a time you plan to be at the residence and they will meet you. You will have a short orientation when you arrive and will receive your keys if your first rent payment was made.

What is required for booking?

To book you will need to complete the verification process by uploading a photo ID, proof of study/work, proof of address, and guarantor documents, and then pay the deposit listed in the booking process. If you are a student, they require proof of study instead of proof of work. This full process can be completed online.

What is proof of guarantor?

It  is proof that you have a guarantor agreeing to secure or 'guarantee' tenancy agreement/contract. A guarantor can be an individual (parent, spouse, relative, etc.) who promises to pay a tenant’s debt in the case the payment has not been transferred for a reason.

How do my friend and I rent an apartment together?

Bookings are done individually, but you may request to live in the same apartment with your friend. they do their best to make this happen but it  is based on availability. Please contact their booking team with further  questions.

Can I meet my roommates before moving in?

In most circumstances, your exact room is assigned the day you move in. Their housing coordinators will introduce you to your roommates

What is the Service Fee?

The service fee is a non-refundable administrative fee, to cover costs  associated with your application process, verification, screening, and contract preparation.

What if I want to change my room type?

Room type changes are subject to availability and will involve an extra cleaning fee pending approval.

How can I extend my stay?

You need to provide a written request to extend your stay, preferably with a 30-day notice. Extensions are based on availability and they do their best to accommodate them.

How many people will I be living with?

You will live in a co-living space with other roommates. 95% of their premises accommodate three (3) roommates in total. An exact number of roommates depends on the apartment layout and location.

How many people share the same bathroom?

Generally, you will be sharing the bathroom with 2 other roommates depending on  the apartment layout. they have some apartments with a master room with a  private bathroom, based on availability.

Is a kitchen included?

Yes, all of their apartments come with a fully furnished, shared kitchen. This includes a small dining area, pots, pans, dishes, utensils, and appliances.

Is there a laundry?

Yes, all their premises have either in-unit or on-site laundry.

Is parking included?

Parking may be provided for an additional fee, provided that the duration of  the stay is a minimum of one year. 

Are there locks on doors?

Unfortunately, they do not place locks on doors. Due to existing fire code requirements, they attach importance to the security of the co-living units, and individual locks create a less preferable environment in terms of the security of their tenants..

What is flex space?

Flex space is one of the budget-friendly options they offer. It’s ideal for students looking for luxury living with basic privacy. The space is an alternative to a shared room and is created with a temporary bookcase partition.

Is the furniture deposit returned?

The deposit will be returned within 21 business days after the rooming agreement term stays, provided that the contractual obligations have been met and mandatory fees have been deducted.

What to do for Early Check-ins?

You can call / message the coordinator via WhatsApp and let them know your arrival time. You will be able to leave your luggage in the common area of the apartment and return later once your room is ready.

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