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Frequently asked questions

Whether your furnished housing needs are for business or personal reasons Contemporary Short Term Housing wants to help you find the perfect home.  We offer a variety of properties from studio apartments to two and three bedroom homes.  With properties throughout South Central Pennsylvania, you are sure to find a home that meets your needs.
Definition, Benefits and Whats Provided
Cancellations, Deposits and Quotes
  1. What is Corporate Housing?
    Contemporary Short Term Housing provides professionally furnished and decorated properties in the Harrisburg area to travelers and re-locators. Our accommodations are very competitively priced and offer more comfort, ease of use, and focused service than a traditional apartment.
  2. Who benefits from corporate housing?
    Corporate housing benefits many, including business and leisure travelers, temporary relocators, and insurers.
  3. What is provided in a Contemporary Short Term Housing property?
    Our units are outfitted with clean, comfortable furniture, pots and pans, dishes and silverware, linens, utilities, and more. We encourage you to view the property pages on our site. Photographs are of the actual homes and the inventory provided is listed for each location. Your arrival will come with no surprises.
  1. What is your corporate and short term lease cancellation policy?
    ​Cancellations less than 30 days before arrival are subject to charge. Rent payment will be charged if we are unable to lease the unit for the reserved dates and rates. If changes of arrival or departure are required after the unit has been assigned and reserved, refunds are conditional upon CSTH being able to re-rent your dates.
  2. Is there a security deposit?
    Yes, on monthly corporate housing leases the refundable security deposit is $250.00 to $900.00 depending on the term of your lease and property selected. Under some situations, we will also accept a Corporate Letter of Responsibility.
  3. How do I request a quote or make reservations?
    It's simple!! For Corporate Short Term Housing in Harrisburg, Mechanicsburg, Hershey, York or Lancaster send us a quote request. We will in turn email you a customized quote tailored to your needs. Finally let us do the rest for you! It’s that easy.
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Cleaning Services and Pet Policy
Smoking, Insurance and Parking
  1. Do you offer cleaning service?
    One to two cleaning services per month are provided at no additional fee for all rentals. Some locations offer weekly service and linen change. Additional housekeeping is available and may be contracted separately.
  2. What is a Verified Accurate Property?
    The quality of our property portfolio is extremely important to us. We take great pride in our ongoing inspection of each unit for cleanliness and accuracy in representation. "Verified Accurate" assures the property has been inspected and meets our high standards of quality, cleanliness, and accuracy in advertising.
  3. What is your pet policy?
    At some locations with breed restrictions. Please ask.
  1. Do you allow smoking in your homes?
    All homes are non-smoking.
  2. Are my personal belongings insured during my stay?
    The insurance carried by Contemporary Short Term Housing does not cover you for property damage or loss of claims of personal injury made against you. CSTH advises you to consult with a qualified insurance agent to determine your personal needs. We can also refer you to a local rental insurance provider.
  3. Is parking provided?
    Contemporary Short Term Housing will provide each home with a parking space or garage per community policy. Please review the parking policy on each homes property page.
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Rental insurance is available from Christian Baker Company

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