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Glossary of Apartment Advertising Abbreviations

Pkg or o.s. pkgOff-Street Parking
A/CAir Conditioning
C/ACentral Air
C/H&ACentral Heat & Air
E or electElectricity
G/EGas & Electricity
Util or UtilsUtilities--water, electricity and gas-if the add says utils inc. or utils paid that means that utilities are included in the price of the rent. If it says + utils that means that you will pay for utilities in addition to your monthly rent.
BusThe rental unit is on a bus line
DisposalGarbage disposal
W/DWasher dryer (this usually means that the washer and dryer are in the apartment/ rental unit)
W/D hook-upsThis means that you can hook up your own washer and dryer
LndryLaundry facilities on site (this will usually mean coin-operated machines unless the ad says free laundry)

The aforementioned information is provided as a general guide and is not intended to provide specific advice. Readers should satisfy themselves that the information is accurate for their purposes and use.

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