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University Village, Chicago

W 14th St, Chicago, 60607, United States
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About the Property

Located on W 14th St, 60607, University Village Apartments Chicago is an affordable and convenient student housing offering a range of ensuite and non-ensuite room options with several in-room and common amenities. Catering to all kinds of personal needs. This Chicago student housing is a short bus ride from the University of Illinois, Rush University, and the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, making University Village Apartment Chicago IL an apt place for students studying at these universities.

Chicago is a densely populated city in the state of Illinois, framing the skyline with huge skyscrapers like the iconic John Hancock Centre. The city is famous for its museums, architectural buildings, corporate life, and universities mainly. Every year, a ton of international students fly overseas to know and experience what is living in Chicago like. The city embraces all types of art forms, such as art, dance, and theatres and is pretty into the culinary scenes. Chicago is a hub for culture, finance, commerce, technology, transportation, etc. Owning up to be one of the largest local economies in the United States. The city also accommodated a vastly diverse population, people contributing from various social and cultural backgrounds. The city also embraces the LGBTQ community. When in Chicago for the first time, it is a mandatory task to perform a few rituals like eating the Chicago-style hot dog and deep dish pizzas, taking a river boat cruise, and seeing The Bean. The city is also home to a few prestigious universities like the University of Chicago, Illinois Institute of Technology, DePaul University, Columbia College Chicago, and many more. Students can easily opt for affordable housing and apartments for a smooth and fun university journey. University Village Apartments Chicago is an ideal stop for students with accessible transport links and several walking distance hang-out spots.

Features

Chicago University Village provides a range of ensuites like Master Room & Ensuite Bath and non-suites like Deluxe Room and Flex Basic. Non-ensuites are private rooms with shared bathrooms and kitchens. Ensuites are private rooms with private bathrooms and shared kitchens. These rooms are furnished with comfy full beds with bed linens and a steady study desk with a desk lamp. There is a wardrobe to accommodate all your belongings, a nightstand beside the bed, a 60" Smart TV, and streaming devices.

Along with that, University Village Chicago apartments also render a set of common amenities like a co-working space where students can work in silence, a gym to break some sweat, and a TV in the room for movie nights. Washer / Dryer is also made available on the premises, on-site security and Wi-Fi Internet too. Utilities like water, heating, electricity, and Wi-Fi are included in the rent.

Location and What's Hot?

University Village Chicago Apartments is surrounded by multiple renowned universities that provide exceptional quality education and hype student life. A few of the popular universities nearby are the University of Illinois, Rush University, and the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. Students can easily take a bus or other public transportation like trams to commute to the university.

University Village Apartments Chicago is located close to several restaurants and hangout spots, ensuring an enjoyable time with friends. Rosati's Pizza Of Chicago is a popular pizza place that serves a diverse range of pizza options and is located a short distance from the property. Phlavz Bar & Grille has a great setting and specialises in fried and grill items, and The Momo World is a momo serving place with an understated setting. The University Village Apartments Chicago is located very close to all these restaurants, so the students can easily explore different cuisines on weekends. Starbucks is right around the corner, where you can enjoy a hot cup of latte. At a short walking distance to the north, you can explore the Les Miller Field at Curtis Granderson Stadium and the Flames Field. One must also visit museums like the Fields Museum and Museum of Science and Industry Chicago. People who prefer other activities can also explore the Adler Planetarium and Millennium Park. There are also plenty of parks near the University Village Apartments Chicago where the residents can get some fresh air or have a picnic. There are a number of grocery stores and supermarkets nearby for the student's convenience like King Supermarket, Sun Wing Supermarket, and Tai Wah Grocery Store. There are plenty of things one can do in and around the city; balancing fun and academics is an exciting yet stressful part of life. Why not take it slow and continue exploring while also keeping up with academics?

Commute

Chicago has a systematically laid out transit structure to make the connectivity throughout the city seamless. The convenient location of the Chicago University Village makes it extremely easy to commute from one place to another. Halsted & 14th Place is the nearest b bus stop from the property. You can also hop onto a train from The Halsted Train station as it is just a few minutes from the property. Students can also use a bicycle to run small errands since many properties in the city offer parking spaces.

What will you get

Your Rent Include

all utilities Included

Common Amenities

Wi-Fi Internet
Fully Furnished
Co-working Space
Gym
On-site Security
TV in the Room

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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.

Will I lose my furniture deposit if my classes are canceled due to Covid-19?

A furniture deposit could be used as a credit for a future booking if the cancellation is related to Covid-19.

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.

Do you accept pets?

Even though they love pets, a co-living environment does not allow them to be  pet friendly. Their current or future guests might be allergic to pets.

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, proof of address, ID proof of guarantor, 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. they also require everyone to fill out and return a Covid-19 Questionnaire. 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. Please contact for details.

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.

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.

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.

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You'll discover a wide range of student apartments in Chicago catering to various preferences and budgets, all conveniently located in the heart of the city and in close proximity to the aforementioned universities. These Chicago student accommodations range from luxurious to affordable and budget-friendly. Whether you seek ensuites, non-ensuites, studio apartments, private rooms, or shared rooms, ample choices are available.

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