Q: Who needs to apply?
A: Any adult over the age of 18 will need to complete
an application. This would include those who will share lease
responsibility and those who will just be an occupant. The
designation of all applicants can be selected during the
Q: Are there any upfront fees?
A: We require a one-time $99 security deposit and a
$50 application fee to complete the application. We also require a
$50 occupancy permit fee due at move-in.
Q: What documents can I use to provide proof of income?
A: You may use an employee offer letter, 2 most
recent pay stubs, or last year’s tax documents. If you have income
from several sources or are not sure what documentation you should
provide, our Leasing Office will be happy to help.
Q: Do I need a cosigner?
A: The need for a cosigner is determined by your
credit check and income. The Leasing Office will notify you if a
cosigner should be added to the application.
Q: How will I know if my application has been approved?
A: You will receive a notification, usually right
away, once we have processed your screening and all documents have
been submitted and uploaded. If there is a credit hold, or if you
have a criminal past, this will hold up the screening process up to
Q: Do you offer short term leases?
A: Yes, we offer short term leases. 3-5 month leases
are available with a premium of $150 per month. 6-10 month leases
are available with a premium of $50/month. Please contact the
Leasing Office for short term lease restrictions.
Q: How can I pay rent and when is it due?
A: Rent is due on the first of the month, every
month. Please note you will not receive a bill. Rent can be paid
online via the Resident Portal with an e-check, credit, or debit
card. You can also mail a paper check or money order to McKinney
Properties’ Corporate office.
Q: What utilities are included in rent?
A: Gas (heat and cooking) and trash removal are
included in the rent.
Q: Do you offer furnished apartments?
A: We do not offer furnished apartments. However, if
you are interested in furnishings, we would be happy to direct you
to local furniture retail companies.
Q: Is parking available?
A: Off-street parking is available in our outdoor lot
at no additional charge. We also have a parking garage where spaces
can be reserved for $45 per month.
Q: Is on-site laundry available?
A: Yes, we have coin-operated laundry rooms on every
floor. The cost is $1.50 per wash and $1.50 per dry.
Q: Do you allow pets?
A: Yes, we are a feline friendly community. We allow
up to 2 cats per apartment with a $300 non-refundable pet fee per
cat and $20 per month, per cat.
Q: Is access to the building secured?
A: Yes, every building entrance always remains locked
and requires a building key to access. The main entrances of both
buildings have an intercom, where visitors or deliveries can reach
the residents they are looking for.
Q: Can I reserve the building's social room?
A: Yes, we have a newly renovated social room which
can be reserved by contacting the Leasing Office. The fee for the
reservation is $50 and there is also a $50 deposit. If the
social room is returned in the condition it was received, your $50
deposit is returned.
Q: Do you have a pool? When is it open?
A: Yes, we have a pool on the property which is open
from Memorial Day until Labor Day. Pool hours are 11:00am to 8:00pm
and the pool is open on weekends as well as holidays.
Q: What will I need to provide before I can move into my
you can receive your keys, you will need to sign your lease,
provide your Duquesne Light account number, and pay the rental
amount due. When you arrive on move-in day, please bring a
government-issued photo ID.
Q: How can I submit a maintenance request?
A: You can submit your maintenance request online via
your Resident Portal, over the phone by calling (412) 276-5544, on
a written work order slip found in the mail room, or in person at
the Leasing Office. We handle all requests in the order they are
received, and requests are typically completed within
one business day.
Q: What do I do if I have a maintenance emergency?
A: If you have an emergency during normal business
hours, please call (412) 276-5544 or visit the Leasing Office. If
you have an after-hours maintenance emergency, you will need to
call (412) 242-5390 and follow the prompts.
Q: I want to renew my lease. What do I need to do?
A: We will provide you with a lease renewal. Reach
out to the Leasing Office once you receive your renewal letter. We
will be happy to assist you in the process.
Q: I will be moving out. What do I need to do?
A: Please notify the Leasing Office in writing of
your intent to move out. Further directions will be given at time
of notification if necessary.