The Security Deposit for an apartment is equal to two (2) months rent. Security Deposits cannot be used to pay for the last month’s rent.
How much is the application fee?
The application fees are: $65 per Tenant Application and $65 per Guarantor Application.
Are there on-site laundry facilities at the apartments?
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?
“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?
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?
No. As noted in the Lease Agreement, by the end of the lease, no later than 12noon last day of your lease, 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 after you move out, before their lease … Read More
What are the maximum number of tenants that can be on the lease and live in an apartment?
All of the apartments consist of one (1) bedroom and the maximum number of occupants is two (2). According to Section 404.4.1 of the Virginia Maintenance Code: 404.4.1 Room area. Every living room shall contain at least 120 square feet (11.2 m2) and every bedroom shall contain at least 70 square feet (6.5 m2) and every bedroom occupied by more … Read More
What are the open dimensions of the double-hung windows in which air conditioners can be installed?
The measurement of the open area of the double-hung windows when the bottom sash is fully raised is 32.25″ wide and 24″ high.
There is an intermittent beeping coming from the smoke detector in my apartment. What do I do?
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?
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?”