Quality furnished student housing in the Ghetto neighborhood at the University of
Dayton is difficult to find. This website helps you find the housing that is right
for you. Once you have found housing of interest to you, then you may
EMAIL A STUDENT HOUSING INQUIRY and a landlord
will contact you directly.
These houses are owned and managed by Terry Nels and family. They are considered
the very best landlord houses by most students. They are given an informal quality
rating of "A to B+" by the City of Dayton housing inspector. They are intended for
serious students who want quality housing and will show responsibility while living
there. For more information, see the LANDLORDS PAGE and the SAFETY & SECURITY PAGE.
Most dwellings are within one block of RecPlex. All units are wired for broadband
internet access. Basic cable and wireless Internet are provided at no charge to renters. In addition, the landlord will pay for the utilities of gas, electricity,
trash, and water. For more details, see the SAMPLE LEASE and/or click on a property address to the left to see a summary of
The normal steps in the rental process are:
Student EMAILS A STUDENT HOUSING INQUIRY.
Owner replies to inquiry with answers to any questions, confirms
availability of requested housing, and gives email address to send rental application forms.
Owner provides information to allow prospective students to tour houses of
Each prospective student in rental group prints and completes the
APPLICATION FOR STUDENT HOUSING.
All the completed applications are to be emailed to Terry Nels
as attachments to a single email. Email address to send forms will be given in
response to rental inquiries (step 2).
Owner/Manager schedules face-to-face meeting in UD area to
introduce all participants, review student housing applications, answer questions,
and review terms of lease. If appropriate, the lease may be signed and all
security deposits ($800 per renter) paid at this time. Otherwise, a subsequent
meeting will be scheduled (usually to occur
within one week) to sign lease, pay all deposits, and provide all parties copy of
final lease. Schedule to receive keys and pay rents is reviewed.
Small celebration occurs with renters congratulating themselves on finding
and renting quality housing of their choice.
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