Do I need an appointment? Do you take walk-ins?
No appointment is necessary to tour our community; however, it is always appreciated if you call ahead to make sure we are available to provide adequate time for you to tour and ask questions. Please arrive no later than one half hour prior to closing if you would like to tour the property. Everyone over 18 must have a valid photo ID to tour the community.
Why do your prices have ranges?
Our apartment homes are priced individually based on the amenities and features.
What is the application fee and is it refundable?
The application fees are $35 per adult living in the apartment. There is also a $100 non-refundable admin fee.
How do I apply?
Applications may be found under the "Floor Plans" tab of our property website.
Which utilities do I pay?
Residents are responsible for establishing electricity through OPPD. Gas, water, trash, and sewage are itemized and billed directly to the resident.
What is the security deposit?
The security deposit will vary depending on qualifying criteria. Standard security deposit ranges from $200 to $400, depending on the size of the apartment, and can be as much as the cost of one month's rent.
When is my rent payment due? What day of the month am I liable for a late charge?
Rent is always due on the 1st of the month and a $75 late fee is assessed on the 6th of every month (including Sundays and holidays).
How can I pay my rent?
You can pay rent by setting up your online account on our website. This allows you to use a bank account (no fee) or credit card (with fee) to make payments. Our community partners with SayRhino as a security deposit alternative.
What kind of pets do you allow? How many pets may I have?
At The Colonial Apartments, we welcome up to two pets. There is a $300 non-refundable deposit for one pet, and an additional $200 non-refundable deposit for a second pet. Monthly pet rent is $25 per pet.
If I get a job transfer, can I break the lease?
Yes, if the lease buy-out fee has been paid. A 60-day notice is required before vacating your apartment, and the lease buy-out fee is one and a half times the rent amount. Please make sure that you reference your signed lease agreement and confirm policies with your Property Manager as there could be unique circumstances.
If I am part of the military and receive deployment or reassignment orders, can I break the lease?
Yes, service members can break their lease without penalty in certain circumstances through the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act (SCRA). Please contact the property manager as soon as possible in this situation. You will need to provide written notice and a copy of your military orders.
How can I refer a friend?
If you love our apartments and want to refer a friend, please let our office know! We offer resident referral programs throughout the year and would love for your friends and family to join our community.
If something needs to be repaired in my apartment, how do I report it?
You may call the office, send an e-mail, or leave a message with the answering service. You may also submit work orders online if you are enrolled in our online services.
There is a person who might be staying with me for a while, is that permitted by the lease?
Yes, if someone is temporarily staying with you, please let the office know so we can accommodate for parking. If someone is permanently moving in, or staying longer than 14 days, they will need to fill out an application to be added to your lease agreement.
I will be moving out. What do I need to do?
We require a 60-day written notice, which you are responsible for, prior to move-out. If you need to move-out at the end of your lease term, please remember to come in 60 days prior to the lease expiring to provide your written notice.
Do you have cable/Internet services?
Yes, COX Communication is our community cable and Internet provider. It is not included in the rent price, you are responsible to set up or discontinue services.
Can I grill on the property?
You are allowed to use small gas grills on the property, as long as it is at least 10 feet away from any building. No charcoal grills are allowed. We provide charcoal grills in the picnic area.
I am locked out of my apartment/garage. What do I do?
If you are locked out during business hours, you can come to the office to be let back in your apartment or garage. If it is after business hours you will have to call a locksmith.
I have lost my apartment and/or mailbox keys. What do I do?
If you have lost your keys, you may have new keys made at our office during business hours for a small fee.