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FAQs For Residents and Parents

Does this property have an Application fee?

No. There are no application fees.

Is an advanced rental payment required?

Yes. To secure an apartment, the Tenant must pay two week’s advanced rent and a Bond of 4 weeks rent on arrival.

Is there a cancellation fee once I have secured an apartment?

Yes there is a cancellation fee of 2 weeks rent.

Are car parking spaces available?

Yes there are 16 car parking spaces available which are free upon successful application. There are also free bike spaces.

Do I need to pay a departure clean fee?

The cost to clean a room at the end of a lease is $199 which includes a carpet steam clean, replacement of shower screen and mattress protector. For short term leases, there is a $50 departure clean fee.

If I wanted to break my lease, what are the costs associated with this?

The cost is 2 weeks rent plus costs until the apartment is leased again.

What electricity cost am I responsible for?

Electricity costs are included in the rent and payable by the landlord.

How much is the Internet / WIFI? Who is the provider and how much bandwidth do I have?

Internet access and WIFI is provided by 3Play and 8Gb of WIFI is included per port or 16 Gb per room in your rent.

Do I need a mattress protector?

Yes, these are charged at $15 per single and $20 per queen bed.

What do I do if I, or my family need somewhere to stay prior to checking into UniLodge?

If you or your family need somewhere to stay for a couple of nights to a week, or rest your head after coming in from a late-night flight then why not book at Essence Suites Taringa. Offering fully furnished suites that give you the freedom to relax in a place away from home.

Further Resident Information

The Resident Handbook is designed to help you to get to know the building and familiarise yourself with your rights and responsibilities as a resident. We hope that this Handbook will prove useful to you in answering any questions you have, and in assisting you with the most common concerns that you may have.