Frequently Asked Questions
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Your rental payment will include your base rental amount. Water, sewer, trash, and gas are a flat rate each month that is added to the resident ledger. 1-bedroom utility fee is $71 monthly. The 2-bedroom utility fee is $96 monthly. Residents are responsible for setting up electricity through The Board of Public Utilities (BPU) and internet on their own. We will need the resident electricity account information prior to move-in.
There is a $50 non-refundable application fee per applicant. There is an administrative fee of $150 per unit. There is currently no security deposit with approved credit. If an applicant is a conditional approval, there is a $1,000 security deposit.
The income requirement is three times the monthly rental amount of your base rent. We will need to verify your income. The documentation will depend on your employment status. Our screening is done through a third-party screening company. They look at criminal background history, credit history, and rental history on all applicants.
Yes, renters’ insurance is required before you move in at the property. You can either go through our preferred insurance company, ResidentShield, or use your own third-party insurance. We do have requirements for the insurance policy. These requirements will be sent to you prior to move-in.
At SouthRidge, we do a criminal background check and credit check on all applicants at the property. We have a pass or fail system through our third-party screening company that links with our property management software. There are times where we will accept conditional approval. Please contact the leasing office for more information.
Yes, you can sign a lease agreement with a guarantor if you do not meet the monthly income requirement. Guarantors are required to make 4 times the monthly rental amount at SouthRidge. Please contact the leasing office for more information.
Once someone applies, expect 3-5 business days on the approval of the rental application.
We offer 3, 6, 9, and 12-month lease terms. Your leasing professional can go over the lease term information at the leasing office.
This information is covered in the lease agreement. Per the lease, we require a 60-day notice to vacate in writing. The termination fee is 2x the monthly rent. This amount is due 5-days after you submit your notice to vacate. Please keep in mind that you are still responsible for your rental payments and utilities until the 60-days is up. Please contact the leasing office for more details.
The resident is responsible for electricity and internet/cable on their own. Electricity is through Board of Public Utilities and your internet provider will be AT&T Fiber. We will need your Board of Public Utilities account number before moving in.
Parking is first come, first serve and there is no additional fee. We do not assign parking at SouthRidge Apartments. We do have rentable carports. Please contact the leasing office for more information and pricing on the carports.
Yes, we allow pets with breed restrictions. We do not allow aggressive breeds. We do only allow 2 pets per apartment unless authorized in writing. There is a one-time, non-refundable pet fee of $350. There is monthly pet rent of $25 per pet each month.
Certain types of pets cannot be permitted - these include any wild, exotic, endangered, or poisonous animals or reptiles. In addition, the following aggressive-type dog breeds are not permitted:
- Pit Bull
- German Shepherd
- Doberman Pinscher
- Staffordshire Bull Terrier
- Perro De Presa Canairo
- Wolf Dogs
- Hybrids or ANY other breed management believes, in its sole discretion, is a cross breed or related to any of these restricted breeds.
We do have a model unit at SouthRidge. We do have available apartments that are move-in ready that we can show. We also have floor plans, photos, and information available on our website.
Yes, we can do virtual tours at the property. It is easier to schedule an in-person tour with our leasing staff. We also have photos, floor plans, and virtual tours available on our website.
Yes, we are conveniently located close to many shopping and dining establishments. There are many grocery stores, shops, pharmacies, etc. nearby. We are also conveniently located near Interstate I-35 and Roe Blvd. Please view the Neighborhood page for a full map of places nearby.