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Campus Housing - Terms & Conditions of Occupancy
The following Terms and Conditions of Occupancy are part of the Institute for Advanced Study's Letter of Housing Assignment. The term Institute shall hereafter refer to the Institute for Advanced Study and all its properties and, the term Member(s) will hereafter include the principal invited Member(s), Visitor(s), and Research Staff of the Institute AND their families.
Upon physical occupancy of an Institute unit, Members will be bound to the following Terms and Conditions of Occupancy.
1. ELIGIBILITY: PERSONAL USE
Members may use the rented premises only as a home for personal and family use. Should the premises be used for the purpose of a personal business for private gain, the Institute reserves the right to request that the occupant cease such operation and /or vacate the premises.
2. TERMINATION: TRANSFER: SUBLEASING
Members are required to give written notice of intent to vacate at least one month prior to their departure date. Subleasing a unit is not permitted. Relocations from one unit to another are not permitted without prior written Institute approval.
The monthly rent is due on the first of each month, with the exception of the arrival month. The rent for the arrival month will be due after one's arrival at IAS. All subsequent months will be due on the first of the month. For Members who are paid by the Institute, the rent will be deducted from the monthly stipend check. A monthly statement of account will be mailed to those who will not receive compensation from the Institute.
At the time of departure, an adjustment is made in the final month's rent to reflect the following policy: A rental month starts on the date of arrival. The arrival date becomes the month-end date for each subsequent rental month. Partial days from the last full rental month to the departure date will be charged at a daily rate. The daily rate will be one-thirtieth (1/30) of the monthly rate.
4. RECOVERY OF POSSESSION
- The Institute may recover possession of the rented premises by giving 30 days advance notice in writing under the following conditions:
- Termination of eligibility under paragraph 1 above.
- If a Member fails to pay rent or other charges when due.
- If a Member does not comply with any of these Terms and Conditions.
- If the Institute closes all or part of a unit, provided that other suitable accommodations are offered to the Member at established charges.
5. ADJUSTED RENTAL RATES
The Institute reserves the right to adjust the rate of rental for a unit for the succeeding year.
6. MEMBERS RESPONSIBILITIES: ALTERATIONS: MAINTENANCE
The Institute and Members shall cooperate in the care of the premises. Members shall notify the Institute's Housing Maintenance Office of damage or need for repair of property. Members may not make alterations or repairs to a unit or its equipment; the Housing Maintenance Office should be notified. Members are responsible for the care of Institute-owned property and equipment, normal wear and tear excepted.
Authorized representatives of the Institute may enter a unit when requested by Members or with notice during reasonable hours in order to provide efficient service (repairs, improvements, major maintenance, etc.). The Institute may enter premises without notice when necessary for emergency service, for the safety of Members or other occupants of Institute housing, or when there is reason to believe that these Terms and Conditions or applicable governmental statutes or ordinances are not being complied with.
8. GOVERNMENTAL REGULATIONS
Members shall promptly comply with all statutes, ordinances, rules, orders, regulations, and requirements of the federal, state, and city government applicable to the premises, for the correction, prevention, and abatement of the nuisances, violations, or other grievances, in, upon, or connected with the premises; and shall also promptly comply with and execute all rules, orders, and regulations for the prevention of fires, and shall do nothing that would increase the fire insurance rates of the Institute.
9. HOUSING REGULATIONS
- Aerials: The Institute does not permit the installation of television aerials.
- Automobile: Cars shall be parked only as directed.
- Fire Hazard: Members shall take every care to prevent fires, and inflammable material, other than normal household items, shall not be kept anywhere on the premises.
- Heating: Members must obtain permission from the Housing Maintenance Office before using any other facilities for heating than are provided.
- Laundry: Clothes shall be dried only in the laundry room.
- Signs: Signs, placards, or banners are to be displayed in designated areas only.
- Storage: The Institute does not provide storage within its properties. Members may obtain alternate commercial storage units for their personal belongings around/within the Princeton area.
- Fencing: Members may not erect fences.
- Pets: Members may keep a pet brought from home only after the Pet Registration fee has been paid and with the understanding that should the pet(s) become a nuisance to others or destructive, noisy, or otherwise obnoxious, such permission will be revoked by the Institute which shall have the sole right to make such a determination. Members are requested not to acquire pets while living in Institute housing.
- Rubbish, Garbage and Waste: Members shall dispose of rubbish, garbage, and waste in the proper manner in the interest of health, sanitation, and appearance of the property, as determined by the Institute's Housing Maintenance Office and in conformance with local ordinances. Members may not shake, clean, or hang anything including bedclothes, rugs, dust cloths, towels, etc. from windows or on roofs of buildings.
- Gardens: Members are not permitted the use of the ground for gardens.
- Structures: Members are not permitted the construction or placement of any structure on the grounds.
- Noise: Excessive noise whether caused by the Members or their guests is not permitted.
- Changing Apartments: There will be a standard fee charged for switching apartments.
10. REPRESENTATIVES: WAIVERS: SEVERABILITY
Representatives of the Institute have not made any promises with respect to the premises or unit other than mentioned herein. The failure of the Institute to enforce any of these Terms and Conditions shall not be considered as a waiver thereof, but all shall continue in full force and effect.
The Institute reserves the right to change eligibility requirements and to make such other general rules as are necessary for the safety, care, and cleanliness of the premises, and for securing the comfort and convenience of all occupants of Institute housing.
The unenforceability of any one or more of these Terms and Conditions shall have no effect on the enforceability of the other Terms, and such Term or Condition will be deemed to have been deleted from said Terms and Conditions of Occupancy.