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Allerton Student and Family Housing Eligibility and Lease Information


Apartments are available to legally married couples (a marriage certificate is required) or to an individual parent who has at least one dependent child living with said parent (a birth certificate is required). In either case, the applicant must be an enrolled student at Kent State University throughout their stay (summer session excluded). In addition, the applicant's spouse or dependent child must reside with you at all times while residing at Allerton. There are not to be more than four (4) residents residing in an apartment at any time. Subleasing is not permitted.
Apartments are available to students with (60) sixty credit hours or more or are (21) twenty-one years of age or older. Students must occupy the apartment throughout the term of the Lease and be enrolled for a minimum of six undergraduate or four graduate credit hours each semester (summer session excluded) at Kent State University throughout their tenancy. There are not to be more than (2) two residents whose names appear on the Lease, occupying the apartment at any time, with the exception of overnight guests whose stay will be limited to no more than (7) seven individual and/or consecutive days and/or nights total per month. Subleasing is not permitted.
Rent payments are to be made in monthly installations and are paid at the Bursar's Office, Kent State University, PO Box 5190, Kent, Ohio 44242-0001. Monthly rent payments must be received by the Bursar's Office on or before the first day of the month. Failure to pay the monthly rent payment on time will result in a late payment fee assessed by the Bursar's Office for each late payment. Failure to keep the account current each month may result in deregistration from current classes and/or subsequent terms at Kent State and/or eviction from the apartment.
Apartments are provided on a first-come-first-serve basis. In order for individuals to be placed on the waiting list, an application for family housing must be completed and submitted to the office. When a vacancy arises, the staff will attempt to notify the individuals at the top of the list first. If the individual(s) cannot be reached within a reasonable time, the next person(s) on the list will be offered the apartment.

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