Tips to Help Find Temporary Furnished Apartments Near Work

If you’re moving to a new city for work, even just for a few months, you’re going to have a lot on your mind. Most pressingly, you’ll have to find a place to live when you arrive, and that can be the most stressful part of the whole process. After all, if you’ve never been to New York or Las Vegas, how are you going to pick the best neighborhood to live in while you get to know the area and choose a permanent home? You could just look at a map of the area, pinpoint where you’ll be...

Top 6 Questions about Temporary Living #6

CHPA, or the Corporate Housing Providers Association is the international trade organization for the multi billion dollar industry of corporate housing or more simply temporary living. Recently CHPA asked several corporate housing providers to clarify common questions of corporate housing guests. We thought this was great information for both corporate housing providers and tenants to know. The following excerpts have been approved for re-print by CHPA. Question 6: Temporary Living Why do I need to give a 30 day notice to depart a temporary apartment? A hotel does not require this. A notable difference between hotels and corporate housing...

Top 6 Questions about Temporary Living #5

CHPA, or the Corporate Housing Providers Association is the international trade organization for the multi billion dollar industry of corporate housing or more simply temporary living. Recently CHPA asked several corporate housing providers to clarify common questions of corporate housing guests. We thought this was great information for both corporate housing providers and tenants to know. The following excerpts have been approved for re-print by CHPA. Question 5 about Temporary Living Typically, the minimum length of stay in corporate housing is often 30 days, based on local and/or legal restrictions.  When and why is a shorter length of stay...

Top 6 Questions about Temporary Living #4

CHPA, or the Corporate Housing Providers Association is the international trade organization for the multi billion dollar industry of corporate housing or more simply temporary living. Recently CHPA asked several corporate housing providers to clarify common questions of corporate housing guests. We thought this was great information for both corporate housing providers and tenants to know. The following excerpts have been approved for re-print by CHPA. Question 4: Temporary Living I need a place for a short stay for 30 or 60 days, why should I rent from a corporate housing provider instead of an online host, such as...

Top 6 Questions about Temporary Living #3

CHPA, or the Corporate Housing Providers Association is the international trade organization for the multi billion dollar industry of corporate housing or more simply temporary living. Recently CHPA asked several corporate housing providers to clarify common questions of corporate housing guests. We thought this was great information for both corporate housing providers and tenants to know. The following excerpts have been approved for re-print by CHPA. Question 3: Temporary Living Why can’t we get a volume discount for larger temporary living groups such as a summer intern group? Corporate housing costs for expenses such as rent and utilities are...

Top 6 Questions about Temporary Living #2

CHPA, or the Corporate Housing Providers Association is the international trade organization for the multi billion dollar industry of corporate housing or more simply temporary living. Recently CHPA asked several corporate housing providers to clarify common questions of corporate housing guests. We thought this was great information for both corporate housing providers and tenants to know. The following excerpts have been approved for re-print by CHPA. Question 2: Temporary Living Why does availability change from day to day for Temporary Living / Corporate Housing? Availability fluctuations seem mysterious in the corporate housing world; however, the answer is simple. While...

Top 6 Questions about Temporary Living Average rates #1

CHPA, or the Corporate Housing Providers Association is the international trade organization for the multi billion dollar industry of corporate housing or more simply temporary living. Recently CHPA asked several corporate housing providers to clarify common questions of corporate housing guests. We thought this was great information for both corporate housing providers and tenants to know. The following excerpts have been approved for re-print by CHPA. Question 1: Temporary Living The industry average for temporary living is $140 per day. This equates to a $4200 per month apartment and seems expensive. What comprises this rate? When seeking quotes for...

Austin Lawmakers Agree to Short Term Rentals [Finally!]

Austin lawmakers ruled a few weeks ago to finally allow and regulate short-term rentals after a long and contentiousness public debate. In fact, Austin City Council members reversed a decision they made two years ago that banned short term rentals in Austin. You can read all about the reversal of fortune here. We believe this is a big win for CHBO members and our society as a whole. Having the right to rent out your property as an investment shouldn’t be against the law. It should be a right! There are three key reasons we believe having the right to rent out...