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Keilir Campus House Rules

Art. 1 – General handling
Residents of Keilir Campus are obliged to handle with care apartments, common areas and plots and not to disturb the normal use, work- or sleep of other residents of the building or cause them discomfort or disturbance. After 23:00 to 07:00, no loud noises can be made which may disrupt other residents; using washing machines is not allowed at this time. If parties are held on any occasion, the beginning of this period may be moved in consultation with other residents of the building. Smoking and drug use are strictly prohibited in the premises of Keilir Campus. The Tenant (Lessee) shall compensate for damage to the premises or its accompanied accessories, which will be caused by himself, his roommate, or other persons whom he has allowed the use of the premises or the handling of it.

Art. 2 – Care of common areas and plots
Residents are obliged to tidy up and clean common areas of the house after using it and make sure that there is no stuff in the common areas that interferes with cleaning. It also refers to its plot. If these obligations are neglected, the Landlord (Lessor), acc. lease agreement, has permission to have the work carried out at the expense of residents. Parking at Keilir Campus is for the residents of the house and their guests. It is strictly forbidden to park in unmarked parking spaces in front of the entrance as well as specially marked parking spaces. It is not allowed to drive or park cars on plots by the houses. Handle properly the plot and common areas outdoors. Residents must handle stairwells properly; it’s not permitted to store resident’s belongings there.

Art. 3 – Residents
Apartments in Keilir Campus are for rent only for students and clients of Keilir and only individuals (A-apartment) and couples (B and C apartments). Residents are not expected to be living with children on campus.

Art. 4 – Guests
Guests are the sole responsibility of the resident in question and must follow all established house rules. The residents are obliged to ensure that household members and guests respect the rules of conduct and are responsible for any damage caused by guests.

Art. 5 – Privacy
The entire building shall have privacy from 23:00 - 07:00.

Art. 6 – Smoking and drug use
Smoking and drug use are completely prohibited in Keilir Campus premises, both in apartments and common areas.

Art. 7 – Animal handling
Pets are not allowed in Keilir Campus premises.

Art. 8 – Common areas
All common areas of Keilir Campus, both indoors and outdoors, are the joint responsibility of the residents and they must also handle them neatly. Common areas indoors include lobbies, stairwells, and corridors, while outdoors all sidewalks and barbecue facilities. Other spaces in the house are NOT for the use of residents. It is strictly forbidden to leave furniture or other personal belongings in the above areas. If this is done and the Landlord needs to have things removed, this can lead to additional costs for the residents of the house. Motorcycles or similar equipment may not be stored in common areas.

Art. 9 – Laundry rooms
Laundry rooms at Keilir Campus are common areas of the population and the Tenant has a duty to take good care of them and ensure that other residents do the same. The areas should be handled in accordance with good treatment practice and their intended use. Residents should agree on the use of the laundry rooms and clean and tidy after use. This involves finishing all the washing, both from the washing machine and the dryer as soon as the use is over and leaving it in a good position for the next user in every way. Note: Malfunctions of appliances in the laundry room must be reported as soon as possible via e-mail hus@keilir.net

Art. 10 – Garbage
Waste containers are located at each house and all garbage should be sorted according to the municipality's criteria and placed in the correct barrels (regular garbage in a grey barrel but paper, plastic, and metals in the green barrel). The containers are not intended for disposal of anything other than household waste and it is prohibited to leave furniture, electronics, or such items in waste shelters; residents are referred to Kalka waste incineration plant at Berghólabraut for such.

Art. 11 – Maintenance and damage
In case of an emergency, when, for example, leaking water in apartments, electricity goes off buildings or anything else that may arise that may cause damage to structures or inhabitants, residents should immediately contact the ÍAV Emergency Services on 617 8950. The emergency service will assess the request and whether the work needs to be acted upon immediately or if the work may wait. As soon as emergency services is contacted, the resident must also send an email to the Keilir Housing Department's email address, hus@keilir.net. Due to maintenance work that can withstand waiting and are the responsibility of the Landlord, an email should be sent to the Housing Division. Such requests are not accepted over the phone. Other minor events that are not the responsibility of the Landlord shall be paid by the Tenant, preferring to consult the service provider instead of taking care of the work himself. Drilling or nailing walls is not allowed. The Landlord has the right to claim the Tenant for compensation if it is not respected. The apartments have special tracks or lists that can be used to attach pictures and other things. The Tenant is not permitted to paint himself.
The Tenant is obliged to comply with house rules and other rules imposed by the Landlord.