House Rules

House Rules


JEWISH COMMUNITY HOUSING ASSOCIATION LIMITED

RULES FOR ACCOMMODATION FOR STUDENT & YOUNG PEOPLES HOUSING IN NW11      

 

  • PAYMENT OF RENT. Is to be made in advance. Any defaults in payment will result in the offer of accommodation being withdrawn.
  • You will be supplied with keys by the Housing Manager only when you return signed licence agreements, a signed copy of the house rules and confirmation that payments have been received. You are supplied with a key to the main entrance and a key to your room, both keys must be returned to the Housing Manager when you vacate. The Housing Manager has duplicate keys to each room and the Housing Manager and officers of the Association have the right of entry (as in your licence agreement) and a charge of £10 per key will be made for any that are lost, these are only available via the Association. If you lock yourself out of your room out of office hours, there is nothing that can be done, as there is not 24 hour staffing for the Hostel.
  • MAINTENANCE AND REPAIRS. You are responsible for keeping your room clean and in good repair. You will be liable for the cost of making good any damage, which might have been caused by you or your visitors, either to the room or the building. You can not make any structural alterations within your room or to the fixtures and fittings supplied. You can display pictures in your rooms, but please only use correct picture hooks or the picture rail provided. It is your responsibility to report any faults or repairs that need to be made to the Housing Manager or Head Office, as soon as possible, so that appropriate repairs can be carried out.
  • Central Heating and hot water is provided to all rooms. Due to fire safety regulations additional electric heaters cannot be used. Electric irons may only be used in the Laundry Room. Kitchen equipment must only be used in the kitchen. No radiators should be used for the drying of washing. Beds must not be pushed up to the radiator as this causes the temperature valve not to work properly and can damage them.
  • The Association does not accept responsibility for any damage to, or loss of a tenant’s personal property. You are advised to make your own arrangements for suitable insurance cover, this is usually available as contents only insurance for rental properties.
  • You are responsible for the clearing your own rubbish to the central bin area, in Harmony Close. No rubbish from your room is to be left in communal areas.