Co-living Standards

1. Common Areas. The common areas, including the kitchen, dining room, porches, living room, and bathrooms (collectively, the “Common Areas”), are available for use by all tenants. The Common Areas must be shared equally and fairly with the other tenants. The Common Areas must be cleaned and put back in order after each use. Unless you obtain express permission from the Landlord, the basement and attic cannot be used for congregating or for the
storage of personal items.
2. Kitchen Use. The kitchen must be immediately cleaned after each use, including cleaning dishes, pots, pans, utensils, and other items you used to cook (e.g., microwave, oven, stove top, and counters). Dishes that may need to soak before cleaning must be washed within 24 hours of use. You cannot take others food without obtaining the owner’s consent.
3. Bathroom Use. Showers, tubs, and vanities must be cleaned after each use. On a regular basis, the trash bins must be emptied, and the floors and toilets must be cleaned.
4. House Cleanliness. You agree to assist with cleaning the Common Areas. If the cleanliness of the house is unsatisfactory, which shall be determined in the Landlord’s sole discretion, the Landlord will order an additional professional cleaning (in addition to the once per month). Each tenant will be billed his or her pro rata share of the cleaning bill.
5. Supply Rotation. You agree to assist with contributing towards the purchase of common use household supplies (e.g., kitchen and bathroom trash bags, dish soap, sponges, paper towels, toilet paper, and cleaning supplies). 
6. Personal Property. Personal property shall not be left in the Common Areas at any time. Borrowing personal property without prior permission is prohibited.
7. Guests; Gatherings. You cannot have overnight guests more than five (5) nights per month. Guests may not be present in the Residence while you are absent. As set forth in your Lease, you are responsible for the behavior and actions of your guests. If you want to have a gathering of three (3) or more people in the Residence, you must give the other tenants three days’ notice and receive their consent.
8. Headphone Hours. You must limit your noise and the noise of your guests after 10:00pm on weekdays and 11:00pm on weekends. Noise includes music, television, loud conversations, cooking and cleaning, and any other activity that reasonably disturbs the other tenants. After the foregoing hours, please use headphones for music and television.
9. Weapons. No weapons or guns of any kind are allowed in the Residence.
10. Harmony. If a dispute arises in the Residence regarding these rules, the General Household Rules, or your lease, which cannot be amicably resolved after good faith efforts, you agree to bring such dispute to the Landlord. As specified in your lease, the Landlords reserves the right to impose financial penalties and/or immediately terminate your lease should you be found to be in violation of your lease and its addenda.

General Household Rules

1. Resident shall not install or display any sign, placard, picture, advertisement, name or notice on any part of the exterior of the Residence.
2. Resident shall not make or permit conduct in or around the Residence which is illegal, causes a public nuisance or violates any state law or local ordinance, interferes with the quiet enjoyment of the Residence of other residents, or could result in the risk of physical injury to others.
3. Resident shall not use or keep any kerosene, gasoline or other flammable or combustible fluid or material in the Residence. Resident shall not permit the Residence to be used in a manner that is offensive or objectionable to the Landlord or other occupants of the Residence by reason of noise, odor or vibrations.
4. Resident shall not install any radio or television antenna (including satellite dishes and similar devises), loudspeaker or other device on the roof or exterior walls of the Residence. Resident shall not hang or install any window coverings other than white-backed curtains or white louvered blinds or shutters.
5. Resident shall not be permitted to remove any screens, windows, storm windows or doors and shall be responsible for any damage resulting from such removal.
6. Resident shall comply with all safety fire protection and evacuation procedures and regulations established by the Landlord or any governmental agency. Resident shall be responsible for the proper use of smoke detectors and fire extinguishers and all damage to or missing parts of the foregoing equipment shall be assessed against Resident.
7. Resident assumes all responsibility for protecting the Residence from theft and robbery.
8. Resident shall not cause or permit any unusual or objectionable odors to be produced upon, permeate through, or to issue out of the Residence; Resident shall not permit any part of the Residence to be used for the purpose of gambling or for any illegal, immoral or improper purpose.
9. Resident shall store all its trash and garbage within the Residence and shall only dispose of trash or recycling in the bins provided by the Landlord.
10. The toilets, wash bowls, sinks and other apparatus shall not be used for any purpose other than that for which they were constructed. The expense of any breakage, stoppage or damage resulting from the violation of this rule shall be borne by Resident.