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House Rules 2017-12-19T20:15:08+00:00

StudentLiving is a place where students can study, live, work and connect. Each one of our young adult’s is striving to be successful in his or her chosen field while enjoying the freedom and independence that life brings. It is important to be mindful of the StudentLiving House Rules which are designed to create a harmonious, respectful and safe community which allow individual’s the opportunity to achieve their professional and personal goals as well as discover roles for responsible citizenship and independence.

The Lessee’s shall use and enjoy the common property in such a manner as not unreasonably to interfere with the use and enjoyment thereof by other persons on the premises.

Consideration for Others

  • Disorderly behaviour that results in the disturbance of others will not be tolerated and may lead to the termination of this lease in such cases you will be liable for the full charges set out in the lease agreement.
  • Any form of insubordination will not be tolerated and may result in disciplinary action.
  • StudentLiving provides an email and search/browse, free wifi service. Any abuse of this service involving illegal downloading, 
streaming or torrenting is not allowed and action may be taken.
  • The playing of music at unreasonable sound levels is strictly forbidden. Management reserves the right to confiscate any music 
equipment in the event that the Lessee does not adhere to this rule.

  • Shouting and running in passages or any other area of this building is not permitted.

Attention to Building, Common Areas and Rooms

  • Please keep your room clean and tidy at all times
  • Keep the bathrooms and kitchens clean.
  • Stale and uneaten or waste foods must be immediately thrown away in the dustbins provided in the kitchens.
  • Rooms may be inspected twice a month.
  • Should we find that the state of your room is a potential health hazard you will be requested to clean your room. Should you 
consistently keep your room in such a state we will arrange for your room to be cleaned and all costs will be for your account.

  • Please ensure that prior to vacating your room for weekends, vacations or otherwise that your room is cleaned and all food stuffs 
are disposed of.
  • Bed linen should be changed and washed once a week.
  • The furniture provided in your room may not be removed.
  • Cooking in your room is strictly forbidden.
  • Clothes or other items may not be hung from the windows of the building.
  • Please do not mark, litter or damage the common areas of the building.
  • Toilets must not be used for the disposal of any foreign objects, only toilet paper may be flushed down the toilet.

Security and Safety

  • We cannot be held responsible for any losses that may incur whilst residing in our building, therefore please keep your room locked at all times.
  • The key of your room must never be given or lent to any other person.
  • It is important that you take good care not to leave your keys in a place that they could be stolen or lost.
  • The replacement of lost keys will be for your cost and will be payable before another key is issued to you. The approximate turn around time for a replacement key is 36 hours.
  • We reserve the right to search bags (yours or your visitors) and rooms at any time and confiscate any firearms, weapons, alcohol, drugs or any other illegal substance.
  • Tampering with any security or fire equipment is an offence and is strictly forbidden. Should you tamper with the security and/or fire equipment in any way, this may result in disciplinary action and the possibility of legal prosecution.
  • The use of candles, oil lamps, incense or anything that produces a naked flame is a potential fire hazard and is therefore strictly forbidden to be used in your room or any areas of the building.
  • Emergency exits remain alarmed at all times. These exits should not be breached unless in an appropriate emergency. Any breach outside of this condition will result in disciplinary action, as well as the possibility of legal prosecution.

Water and Electricity Consumption

  • Please use only minimum amount of electricity required.
  • Please switch lights and electrical appliances off while not in use and when you leave the room.

  • Ensure that all stove plates are turned off when not in use.
  • Water should be used sparingly.

Visitors

  • You will be required to accompany all visitors while on the Property.
  • No visitors are allowed to remain in the building without your presence. Should you leave the building, your visitors will be required also to leave the building.
  • Visitors are welcome provided they observe these house rules.
  • You will be responsible and financially liable for any damages caused by your visitor/s.
  • Visitors have access to the building from 09h00 to 23h00.
  • Sleeping overnight is not permitted.

Smoking, Drugs and Alcohol

  • Alcohol is strictly forbidden at StudentLiving.
  • Drugs are strictly forbidden at StudentLiving. If found in your possession, Management reserves the right to immediately terminate the lease agreement and this may result in disciplinary action and the possibility of legal prosecution.

Pets

  • No dogs, birds, reptiles, rodents or any other types of animals are allowed in a section or on the common property.

Parking

  • The Lessee’s shall not park his/her vehicle anywhere on the common property other than in the parking bays allocated to him/her and may under NO CIRCUMSTANCES park his/her vehicles or vehicles belonging to their visitors anywhere else on the property.
  • There are no visitors parking bays available on the premises. The Lessee’s shall ensure that all visitors park outside the premises unless the Lessee’s makes the parking bay, which he is entitled to use, available to the relevant visitor.
  • The Lessee’s shall not use his or her parking bay other than for the parking of a licensed motor vehicle / motorcycle in working order and shall not permit it to be used in such a manner or for such purposes as are likely to impair the safety of any person or impair the appearance or amenity of any other section or common property.
  • The Lessee’s shall not use the parking bay which he/she is entitled to use for storage purposes, such as the storage of furniture, building equipment, building material, refuse and rubble.

Fines

Smoking in non-smoking areas R200
Disturbance to other tenants/loud noise after 10pm R200
Guests in the building after 11pm R200
Illegally parked vehicles R100/day
Opening of entrance door to unauthorized visitor R500
Unauthorized use of emergency exit R500
Interference with smoke detectors or fire prevention equipment R500
Damage to property and/or vandalism R500 minimum
Drinking/alcohol found on Property R500
Drugs found on Property R500 and will be reported to the police.

General

Please observe that this area is situated in a high wind zone and that your bedroom windows should be kept closed when out of the building. Failure to do so may result in the glass being broken. You may likely be held responsible for damage to persons and/or property resulting from this negligence.

The provisions of these House Rules shall be binding on the Lessee’s of any section, and it shall be the duty of the Lessee’s to ensure compliance with the rules, including employees, guests and any member of the Lessee’s family.

NEGLECTING TO ADHERE TO THE HOUSE RULES OF STUDENTLIVING CAN INVOLVE A DISCIPLINARY ENQUIRY, WHICH MAY RESULT IN SUSPENSION OR EXPULSION OF THE STUDENTLIVING ACCOMMODATION FACILITY.

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