No. LMU Area Homes is owned by a private homeowner that offers housing to Loyola Marymount University (LMU) students.
You can find the new roommate at a later time, but the remaining roommates and lessor must approve the replacement.
Yes. LMU Area Homes will have someone clean 2 times monthly (kitchens, bathrooms, windows, floors, dusting).
LMU Students can enjoy the on-campus Burns Recreation Center, The Grid at Del Rey, Kikka Sushi, The Lair Market Place, The Grid at Leavey, Iggy's Cafe, Latitude 33 at Crimson, Roski Dining at University Hall, Qdoba Mexican Eats at Malone Hall, The Bird’s Nest, The William Hannon Library, and LMU Baseball / LMU Soccer game; and then, stroll back to a quiet home and a good night sleep.
Applications are a courtesy and free. If a group of LMU Students is interested in leasing an LMU Area Homes residence, they should click the "Apply Now" link on our website to provide general info & personal references for their group. We will invite them to tour a residence after contacting their personal references.
The lease agreement is signed by the owner and a parent / guardian for each Loyola Marymount University (LMU) student.
Yes. LMU Area Homes is certified with credit processing requirements and these reports are a courtesy and free.
No. Credit applications are submitted after the student references were acceptable and the group is an excellent candidate for the home.
Absolutely. LMU Area Homes will run a report for one parent / guardian for each LMU student. Credit results are not shared with other families in the group.
The owner pays for a weekly gardener to maintain the landscaping and automatic sprinklers.
Yes. Provided the house is returned with normal wear and tear and the tenant abides by all lease terms.
Yes, we check a couple of references for each student. A former employer, high school teacher, Loyola Marymount University professor, prior landlord, LMU or High School Coach, long time family friend or Loyola Housing Advisor make great personal references.
The homes are walking or biking distance from the LMU campus and the nearby Lion Express Shuttle stop can take them to popular places in the area.
LMU Area Homes provides Spectrum WiFi (500 MBPS) & TV Services to all LMU Area Homes students.
LMU has an excellent public safety and community relations office that can provide emergency transportation and to help students settle into the neighborhood.
No. I am a private homeowner that offers housing to LMU Students.
Stay and enjoy the summer So Cal weather, start an internship with corporations in your field of study or return home and come back to a comfortable “second home.”
An LMU Area Homes Folder is mailed to each LMU Family with a copy of the final Lease Agreement, a summary on good Westchester neighbor manors, instructions on what to do during an emergency and how to handle repair & maintenance.
A set of keys will be provided to each LMU roommate at 12 noon on the first day of the lease agreement.
No. All lease terms must be part of the original lease agreement.
The one year lease can offer the group an option to replace 1 or 2 students during the year for study abroad. A special lease term must be included in the original lease agreement.
LMU Area Homes provides complimentary WIFI, Spectrum TV Service. We provide a complimentary gardener weekly and 2 house cleanings per month.
The Loyola Marymount University campus in Los Angeles has ocean view bluffs to the north and it’s surrounded by hundreds of Westchester single family residences. The LMU area is a very family orientated and safe middle income community. All LMU Area Homes provide exterior lighting and 24/7 Security Cameras.
You can apply as early as 1 year prior to the move-in date.
DocuSign is used to obtain electronic signatures from parents.
Typically, a group of 5-7 LMU student families have sufficient credit as a group. Credit results are not shared with other families in the group.
Yes. The home includes a: clothes washer, dryer, refrigerator, stove, dishwasher and microwave.
The security deposit is $2000 per student and after signing the lease agreement you can pay the security deposit in 2-3 installments.
During May or June.
The home is set in a nice residential neighborhood and we want to make sure all of the Loyola Marymount University students in the group are responsible and will be good Westchester neighbors.
LMU offers students a wonderful Lion Express Shuttle service that take students to enjoy off-campus activities, restaurants, shops, & services in the local area. There is a Lion Express Shuttle stop a few blocks away.
Yes. Family is welcome to stay one week.
Loyola Marymount University students are exceptional, professional, young men and women. If the references for each student in their group are positive, then they are excellent candidates for our LMU off-campus housing.
You can secure a lease renewal 1 year prior to the lease termination date.
LMU students currently in the home often opt to sell their furniture when moving out. LMU Area Homes provides a living and dining room set, plus outdoor patio furniture and high-end BBQ.
No. I am a private homeowner that rents homes to Loyola Marymount University (LMU) students in Los Angeles.
We have leased homes to LMU students for over 20+ years and found that Loyola Marymount University students in Los Angeles are excellent neighbors who have established very positive and long standing relationships with Westchester neighbors in the LMU community.
We accept new applications and base renewal on the Loyola Marymount University student’s excellent tenancy.