• What is NishPad?
  • NishPad enables seamless shared housing within walking distance from your office or classroom. We match you with compatible housemates, allowing you to live where you call home. Join one of our communities and enjoy amenities such as a fitness center, indoor lounge, rooftop terrace, BBQ grills, 24-hour security, and outdoor park.
     
  • How do I apply to move in?
  • Application process is free and very simple. You first need to apply to your desired unit. Once approved, we match you with same minded roommate(s) and then you will:  i) sign your contract electronically ii) pay your deposit + prorated rent
     
  • Does NishPad charge a broker fee?
  • There is no fee for finding a home through NishPad!
     
  • What do I need to provide when I apply for housing?
  • If you are a working professional, you will need to provide your state ID or Driver’s License. If you are a student, you will need to provide copy of your student ID, most recent transcript, state ID or Driver’s License. International students will need to provide copy of passport and recent I-20 form.
     
  • Is there a background check?
  • Yes, in order to assure safety of our tenants, we run criminal background check for all applicants.
     
  • Do male and female members share the same apartment?
  • Most of our apartments are gender specific but we can accommodate your request depending on our available inventory and your housemates' preference.  
     
  • Do I need to find my roommate in order to share a room?
  • No, you don’t have to find your roommate(s). We do the work for you and find/match the most compatible roommate(s). Unlike traditional property managers and landlords who hold everyone responsible for the terms of the lease, your responsibility is limited to you and you only, not other members of the community.  
     
  • If I have a friend, can we move in together to share a room?
  • You may definitely apply together and request to share a room. We will try our best to place you and your friend into same room if there is any availability.
     
  • Can I reserve a spot in future date? For example, 3 or 6 months in advance.
  • Yes, you may definitely reserve a spot 3 to 6 months in advance. 
     
  • Can I make a specific request in regards to roommate matching (major, school, workplace, country, and etc)?
  • Yes, you can! Our roommate matching program algorithm uses the responses from the lifestyle questions in the housing application to match like-minded roommates. Our mission is to maximize the potential for successful roommate relationships.
     
  • Are utilities included?
  • All utilities are included – electricity, trash, water, gas, unlimited high speed Internet, Apple TV and Netflix.
     
  • What about my laundry?
  • NishPad offers laundry facilities in all our residential buildings, most of them are in the apartments.
     
  • How about housekeeping services?
  • We do provide routine house cleaning services to all NishPad members at no cost to them.
     
  • Do you allow pets?
  • We are pet restricted communities but there are some exceptions under Federal and State laws.
     
  • Can I have visitors?
  • Absolutely! Just be mindful that your apartment is shared with other residents so be respectful of the common spaces. Overnight guests are permitted as long as your roommates are comfortable with them. Please be respectful of your other roommates and keep overnight visitors within reason. Guests are not permitted to stay overnight for more than 2 nights a week. We also ask that you let your roommates know at least 24 hours before a guest will be staying with you at the apartment. Please note that NishPad's lease agreement grants NishPad the right to enforce a stricter guest policy in the event that a guest is being disruptive or inconveniencing the other NIshPad roommates.  
     
  • Can I smoke inside the apartment?
  • All of our apartments are smoke free. Smoking is not allowed in NishPad residences.
     
  • How do I pay my rent?
  • You will be able to login to member portal to pay rent and submit maintenance requests.
     
  • What are the "COMMUNITY AMENITIES"?
  • Most of our communities include swimming pools, spas, gas BBQs, fitness center w/cardio and weight equipment, tennis courts, basketball courts, volleyball courts, business center with internet access, media center, and game rooms.
     
  • Is there a bus stop near apartment community?
  • Yes, most NishPad listings are in densely populated urban areas with quick access to public transportation and a car is not recommended or necessary. However, NishPad offers parking spots in some of the buildings, subject to availability.