Are there on-site laundry facilities at the apartments?

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No, King & Queen Apartments does not have the space for on-site laundry facilities.  However, there are several local options* to wash and dry your dirty clothes. Laundry service: Locally owned and operated We Do It 4 U Delivery Laundry Services is an option.  They can have your laundry picked up, washed, folded, and delivered back to your apartment within 24 hours!   They pick … Read More

What is “RUBs”? And how are the utility charges calculated using RUBs?

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“RUBS” is an acronym for “ratio utility billing system”.  Per § 55-226.2 of Virginia law, “A ‘ratio utility billing system’ means a program that utilizes a mathematical formula for allocating, among the tenants in a building…the actual or anticipated [utility] billings billed to the building…owner from a third-party provider of the utility service.  Permitted allocation methods may include formulas based upon square … Read More

How are the utility charges calculated?

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Electricity: Each dwelling unit at King & Queen Apartments has an individual sub-meter to calculate the electric usage of that apartment. Each sub-meter is read at the beginning of each month and each dwelling unit is charged for that dwelling unit’s electricity usage for the month. The bill is calculated by multiplying the price per kWh by the total number of … Read More

Can I leave furniture in the apartment for the next tenant to use?

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No.  As noted in the Lease Agreement, by the end of the lease, no later than 12noon on May 22nd, tenants must remove all debris, rubbish, personal belongings and discard all items from the apartment. If you are selling or giving furniture, or other personal items, to someone who is moving into the apartment on or around June 6th, after their lease begins, … Read More

There is an intermittent beeping coming from the smoke detector in my apartment. What do I do?

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There are at least 2 tamper-proof, Lithium-ion battery-powered smoke detectors installed in every apartment.  One is located on the ceiling in the living room by the kitchen, by the linen closet and thermostat and the other is located in the bedroom. Each smoke detector is inspected annually to verify if the battery, as well as, both the test button and … Read More

Am I required to purchase and have renter’s insurance while living at King & Queen Apartments?

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Yes, all tenants are required to have an active renter’s insurance policy, commonly known as an HO-4 policy, in the name of each tenant, while living in an apartment at King & Queen Apartments.  More information about this can be found in the FAQ, “Do I really need renter’s insurance or am I covered under my parents’ homeowner’s insurance?”

Do I really need renter’s insurance or am I covered under my parents’ homeowner’s insurance?

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If you are a college student living off-campus, you need your own renter’s insurance policy to cover your belongings and any damage to your apartment or the premises. According to the National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC), “College students renting an off-campus apartment or house while away at school should consider purchasing renters insurance to protect their personal property, such … Read More

I’m moving (or have moved) and need to forward my mail. Do you do that for me? How does that work?

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When a tenant moves out, Management does not forward mail to the new address. That is the tenants’ responsibility. At the end of the lease term, at vacancy, tenants must file a Change of Address with the United States Postal Service. Any mail or packages, including USPS, Fed Ex and UPS, that are delivered to the apartments after you move out or … Read More