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The FAQ Section Is to Help You Make an Informative Decision Whether You Decide to Stay with Us or Not.

We hope you find these commonly asked questions as a useful resource in your temporary stay in Los Angeles.

What is exactly is the term “Corporate Housing”, isn’t it also known as a Furnished Apartment?
  • Corporate Housing is a generic term use to refer to a fully furnished apartment with a short-term or flexible customized lease which includes all utilities furniture, beddings, linens, towels, TVs, kitchen wares and household supplies included in one price with no set-up required.
  • These apartments are ready for immediate move-in.
  • You avoid the hassle, coordination and “hidden” incurred expenses with apartment lease-break lease penalties, furniture rental costs, utility set costs and coordination and premiums required on traditional 12, 6 & 3-month leases.
  • All beddings, linens, towels, housewares, kitchenware’s & cleaning supplies are included.
  • Located gated apartment communities.
  • All have a Washer & Dryer inside the unit.
  • A Full-Sized Kitchen.
  • Garage gated assigned parking spaces include
  • 500-1GB Private High-Speed WIFI Network Internet speed,
  • Roku streaming TV including expanded streaming cable with local channels, and Netflix access.
  • Elevator, trash chutes located on each floor.
  • All Utilities included: electric, gas, water/trash/sewer
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  • You can be rest assured that the whole Bedford Team has a combined experience of over 44 years’ experience in the corporate housing industry.
  • All apartments are strictly non-smoking due to the difficulty removing odor.
  • This also includes smoking cannabis inside the apt.
  • Most apartment buildings are now completely smoke free zones.
  • Advertised rental rates are lower for apartment buildings. However, they only provide unfurnished apartments with only rigid long-term lease options.
  • That means you will have the added cost, time, hassle, and additional deposits to set up all your utilities in your name including electricity, gas, water/trash/sewer, TV and WIFI.
  • This can easily cost you anywhere of additional $350-500 a month in utility costs.
  • Plus, you will have to organize and rent furniture costing anywhere from $1,600-2,200 a month. (see breakdown)
  • If you need to break the lease, the lease break fee is generally 2 month’s rent with a 30-day notice to vacate.
  • This can easily add up to anywhere from $6,000-$13,000 in additional rent that needs to be paid.
  • With a furnished apartment, you avoid all these looming potential costs as you pay only one rental rate.
  • The added benefit is that residing in a furnished apartment it being much more economical compared to a hotel, much more living space, having your own Washer/Dryer, you have a Full-Size Kitchen and Refrigerator, much more closet space, which works out to be ideal when sharing a space with friends and family members, as well as having more autonomy.

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  • Hotel Additional Costs Incurred:
    • 14% Occupancy Taxes on the nightly rate
    • Additional $15-45 a day Internet Access
    • Additional $30 a day parking
    • No Washer/dryer in unit
    • Only Laundry services
    • Daily housekeeping included
    • Cable TV Only and No Netflix
    • Limited fitness center
  • Fees: Airbnb’s included an additional 14% Service Fee and 14% Occupancy Tax on top of the nightly rate totaling 24% in additional booking fees.
  • Airbnb’s in Los Angeles are generally managed by individual hosts, not professional companies.
  • Sometimes the host might be an “avatar” or a “bot” so you are never quite sure who you are communicating with especially if you have an issue.
  • Quality Control Inconsistency: Sometimes cleaning standards and photos can be inconsistent.
  • Most Airbnb’s in the City of Los Angeles are a 30-day minimum per the City of Los Angeles restrictions.
  • If you find one that is not, please be aware they could be operating illegally and you could be subject to fines imposed by the city if reported by neighbors.
  • Most of the Bedford apartment inventory you can choose from are in “Class A” newer types of well-maintained up-scale apartment communities.
  • That means you have Washer/Dryer in Unit, garage parking and full amenities included.
  • “Class B & C” Apartment Communities are usually older, sometimes more noisy buildings, not as well maintained with either community coin laundry machines and either limited or no on-site parking.
  • Please be aware the short-term furnished leases are banned in the City of Los Angeles in buildings that are 1979 or older.
  • It is advisable to google check the apartment age before booking to avoid any potential fines in case reported by neighbors to the city.
  • Yes, as we own and manage our own inventory, if the apartment is not occupied, we can set up a showing at a time of your convenience.
  • Prior to your move-in, each apartment is professionally cleaned and sanitized with specialized antibacterial products for all surfaces, including, all surfaces, fabrics, flooring, countertops, beddings, linens, towels, and all housewares.
  • Hot water laundry with bleach is used for all beddings.
  • This is followed by a detailed inspection of the apartment after sanitization.
  • A detailed PDF with the procedures located on our website.
  • It is a standard Lease Agreement that you electronically sign via a Pandadoc email to your inbox.
  • You can also sign it on your phone.
  • Yes, you have the option pay everything online on your credit card or provide us your credit card to charge.
  • This form of payment is very convenient but we because we are charged approximately a 4% Transaction fee from the credit card merchant services company, we split the cost by charging 2% per transaction fee.
  • 2nd month can be paid by personal check if preferred.
  • A Representative will meet you at the property and check you in.
  • They will make sure you are all set up with the keys, remotes, WIFI login info, tv functions, amenity locations, and parking spots.
  • We recommend emailing or texting to your Agent with the airline and flight number. so that a Representative can coordinate your arrival time.
  • You will be given the Representative’s cell phone number so that you have an easy “hassle-free” check-in experience. Especially after a long journey.
  • Yes, we can set-up a lock box with detailed instructions, codes, and photos on how to get in.
  • We are always available by cellphone to make sure your check in goes smoothly.
  • We just ask you to be mindful of the following:
  • It is important to remember that you are only a Guest at the community, not a long-term Resident.
  • Therefore, we just ask you to be quiet, courteous, and respectful to all Residents and Staff at the property.
  • If you have any issues, your Agent or your Representative is always your first point of contact resolve the issue on your behalf. Please contact them directly if you have any questions.
  • Your personal local Agent is your first point of contact for any questions, emergencies, or maintenance issues.
  • Also, the local Representative who checks you will also be available, including after hours and weekends, to assist you with any apartment technical issues or questions.
  • Each unit is inspected prior to move in to make sure all items are in place and functioning.
  • However, if there is anything in the apartment that needs attention, fixing or replacing, then please contact your Agent or Representative so that they can take care of the issue for you.
  • Regarding replacing anything broken, damaged, missing, or inoperable in the unit, please notify us immediately if this is the case so that upon move-in to avoid any charge and that item can be replaced.
  • All the apartments are tougher professionally cleaned and a detailed inspection prior to your move-in.
  • However, if there are any areas of dissatisfaction upon move-in with-in 24 hours, please notify us immediately, with photographic evidence and we will send back the cleaning company to address any deficiencies.
  • The Representative will provide you his cell phone number so that you can contact them directly if you have any questions or need any trouble shooting over the phone.
  • For example, sometimes this is required if there is any help needed with the WIFI, using the TV or thermostat etc.
  • You can also contact your Agent but if you have a technical question, to be able to assist you.
  • We are always your directly line of communication to the apartment Management Company on your behalf.
  • Because you are a Guest in the community, and they do not know who you and cannot assist you for any of your requests.
  • Therefore, for all communication, contact your Agent and they will enter any Maintenance Work Orders on your behalf.
  • We have a large inventory of units and locations options that you can potentially transfer to.
  • If you encounter any apartment building disturbance issues, please provide evidence with a video, phone or recordings so when can notify the Apartment Property Management company to address the issue on your behalf.
  • You can extend your lease with a Lease Extension addendum to your lease with the specific rates and dates required.
  • You only pay for the exact amount of additional prorated nights or months needed.
  • Therefore, a big cost-savings advantage is you only pay for what you use and avoid over-paying for the whole month if not needed.
  • Please notify your Agent as soon as possible so that we can try to keep you in the same unit.
  • However, depending on the calendar, this sometimes might require a transfer to another unit if the unit is already booked.
  • Because you are renting short-term, and you are on a flexible customized lease, your likelihood of having to break your lease is “low-risk”.
  • You are responsible for all the rent during the dates of your signed lease agreement.
  • However, if you need to leave early you can be refunded the rental balance of the dates if the unit is released.
  • All Utilities are including in your rent. However, there is a utility cap in which it can potentially go over if they are used excessively.
  • For example, if lights are left on when not in use and air conditioning is running constantly.
  • Tip: Its recommended to set the Thermostat on auto and before you leave the temperature by a few to several degrees to avoid the AC running constantly when you are not home.
  • Check out is 11am.
  • Check with your Agent if you desire a later check out which can be pushed to 12 noon.
  • Later check-outs are only available at “no cost” if there is not same day check in.
  • If there are delays check out, it can lead to additional rental costs and additional cleaning fees because the cleaning company must reschedule for their time.
  • Please leave them on the kitchen countertop and take a picture to text to your agent as verification.
  • Leave the door unlocked.
  • The cleaners will follow shortly after you vacate
  • Usually refunds take within 7-21 days of after checkout.
  • The better the condition of the unit, the fast the refund.
  • Any potential deductions are automatically based on information received by the Cleaning company and the unit inspection report which you are provided.
    Typical incurred costs for replacement items such as stains on duvets, beddings, towels, throw blankets, decorative pillows that could not be removed by washing.
  • If there are stains/odors on the carpet or furniture that require an additional shampoo treatment.
  • If the apartment is left either dusty, dirty, disorganized can lead to additional deep cleaning costs above the standard 1-time cleaning fee in order to bring back the apartment in rent ready condition.
  • Any broken items.
  • Please check with your agent because it depends on the apartment community.
  • Generally, there is an additional $500 Pet Deposit (refundable) $350 1-time Pet Fee and $100 pet rent per month. Additional extensive cleaning costs from pet hair and dander are associated with pets.
  • Pet Breed Restrictions: Unless it is a “Service Animal” with documentation and vaccination records require for management approval. The following breeds and mixed breeds are banned from apartment buildings:
    • German Shepard’s
    • Pit Bull Terriers
    • Rottweilers
    • Doberman
    • Husky’s
    • Akitas
    • Cane Corsos
    • Mastiffs
    • Great Danes
    • Staffordshire Terriers
  • All apartments have a tougher pet treatment and cleaning, sanitization, pet furniture and carpet shampoo and ozone air purification
  • If you are very allergic to carpet and need a carpet free apartment, we do have some units with no carpet.
  • Runway Playa vista has all hardwood floors including bedrooms. Please check for details.
  • If you are very allergic to carpet and need a carpet free apartment, we do have some units with no carpet.
  • Runway Playa vista has all hardwood floors including bedrooms. Please check for details.