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University Apartments - Durham | NC Apartments
Are you only for Duke students?
We are not affiliated with the university and will rent to
those who meet our screening qualifications; however, due to our
proximity to campus, we do attract a lot of student renters.
Are you a pet-friendly apartment community?
Yes! All pets should be registered with the office and noted on
your lease agreement. There is a one-time pet fee of $300 and
monthly pet rent of $20. Certain breed restrictions apply. Call our
office for details.
Do you offer furnished options?
We have a limited number of furniture packages!
The package is an additional $80/month for a 1-bedroom
apartment and it includes the following: a sofa, an armchair, a
coffee table, an end table, a media center, a dining table and
chairs, a full-size bed frame and mattress, a chest of drawers, a
nightstand and a desk with a chair.
The package for a 2-bedroom apartment is an additional
$120/month and offers the same items as listed above with an extra
We have a FREE off-street parking lot for residents.
Are you on a bus route?
We are right on DATA bus route 6/6B that can take you to Durham
station downtown in five minutes or to Duke campus and hospital in
five minutes as well.
We also have the Duke bus right around the corner. This bus
takes you to Duke’s West and East Campuses as well as closer to
Are you close to shopping centers, restaurants, etc?
The Durham Co-Op just opened 0.5 mile down the road from
We are also close to Ninth Street, Brightleaf Square, and the
How can I pay my rent?
Rent is due on the first of every month and can be paid in the
office with a check or money order. If you prefer to pay with a
credit or debit card, you can set up one-time or recurring payments
Do I need a lease guarantor?
We screen all our applicants and require a guarantor for
student applications. If an individual is applying without
established credit, we might also require an additional security
deposit. Call us for more information!
Are utilities included?
Water, sewer, trash removal, and pest control are all
Yes, our community requires each resident to carry an active
tenant liability policy for damage to the landlord’s property
during the term of their lease. We require a minimum of $100,000 in
general liability coverage. We also recommend residents purchase
content coverage (also known as personal property insurance) to
cover your personal belongings.
Past Resident Portal
If you are a past resident, please use
Prospect Portal to be redirected to our payment portal for past