Well, I've lived in many apartments with no laundry hookups, but probably back in 1985, I bought from Sears a washer and dryer. They could be side-by-side, or stacked, depending on where we were living. When they were side-by-side, I put a nice tablecloth over them (to hide them) and had extra counter space IN THE KITCHEN.
The washer could be rolled over to the kitchen sink. The dryer, I used a nylon stocking to cover the air vent, so no lint would cause dust in the apartment.
Another apartment had a closet in the kitchen, so we stacked them there ~ again, rolling the washer over to the sink.
Just google portable washers and dryers, and NOW they are made as one unit!
Having our own, is worth the investment .... in time and money!