Frequently Asked Questions???
Frequently Asked Questions???
- Is there a security deposit and/or application fee?
There is no security deposit required because we understand how difficult transitioning may be financially. We do require a NON-REFUNDABLE Administration/Cleaning Fee of $200 to help with common deep cleaning needs during the residency and upon move-out. Please note that additional fees will occur for damages created by resident or their guests during their stay or upon move out. Requests to take damage cost out of the administration fee will not be honored nor accepted.
- Will I have a lease?
Friends who room with The Pearl Blanket Cooperative Living, LLC are not lease holders therefore a lease will not be signed. There is a The Pearl Blanket Cooperative Living, LLC Agreement will be discussed, reviewed, and signed by management and resident that outlines all the terms of the cooperative living agreement. The Pearl Blanket Cooperative Living, LLC Agreement will include the rent price for the private/semi-private room and other terms such as the length of stay including month to month or longer periods.
- Will I be allowed to have overnight guest?
Maintaining healthy relationships is pivotal to one's wellbeing. Although overnight guests cannot be allowed for the safety and comfort of all residents, visitors may be allowed during reasonable awake hours and coordinated with the house manager. Speak with the house manager for more information. * Visitation is at the discretion of The Pearl Blanket Cooperative Living, LLC.
- Can I move someone into my private room?
No, each bed is accounted for and bringing other people into the home who have not vetted through the application process is a direct violation of The Pearl Blanket Cooperative Living, LLC agreement.
- Can I smoke?
There is no smoking allowed inside the home, however there will be designated spaces for smoking outside.
- Will I be allowed to bring my pet?
The love of animals is an amazing relationship, but we are unable to have residents bring their own pets with them. Some residents may have allergies to types of animals, making it exceedingly difficult to manage keeping everyone safe with having animals residing inside the home.
- Is there a curfew at the cooperative living home?
At The Pearl Blanket Cooperative Living, LLC we want to support an individual and their goals toward self-sufficiency. We understand that that may include people having jobs or other obligations at different times of the day. Although, we do not encourage a curfew, we do request that entering and leaving the home is at a minimum and with respect for the other residents quiet, peace, safety and enjoyment of the home.
How do I pay my rent?
There are multiple ways to pay the cooperative living fees that are due either weekly, bi-weekly, or monthly. The Pearl Blanket Cooperative Living, LLC accepts payment via money order, cashier's check, debit card/credit card, PayPal, Venmo or CashApp. Please speak to staff directly for more information.
- How long can I stay?
The length of stay is dependent on multiple factors such as whether an individual needs a month-to-month or longer arrangement and able to maintain satisfactory with the terms of the agreement with The Pearl Blanket Cooperative Living, LLC.
- Can I bring my own bed and other furniture?
All the homes and rooms are fully furnished with bed, storage, and other comfortable home living items. Therefore, bulky items cannot be allowed. Individuals are welcomed to bring items such as room décor, books, small electronics, and games. We aim to be clutter-free, therefore bring only items that will be able to fit into the designated storage space.
If I decide to move out, will I be refunded my administrative fee?
We encourage growth and want individuals the ability to transition efficiently. We ask that you provide us with at least one week notice of plan to transition out of the home. This will also help us to provide a goodbye packet with community resources and best help support you on your departure. Since there is no required security deposit, the non-refundable administrative fee will not be returned and utilized to help prepare for the next resident who comes into the home.