WHAT TYPES OF LEASE TERMS ARE
AVAILABLE? A: 12 month lease
agreements are available.
IS THERE BE PARKING
AVAILABLE? A: Yes, there is on-site
underground parking available for $85 per month or gated parking
for $60 per month
CAN I RESERVE A LOFT
ONLINE? A: No - Please call (314)
535-2110 or email the leasing office firstname.lastname@example.org set up an appointment.
IS THE BUILDING
SMOKE-FREE? A: Yes. Smoking is not
allowed anywhere in the building or on the grounds.
WHAT COMMUNITY AMENITIES ARE
AVAILABLE TO ALL
RESIDENTS? A: Community amenities
include: Fitness Center, Community Room, Dance/Movement Studio,
Sound/Music Studio, Paint Studio, Pottery/Clay Studio, Underground
Parking, Bike Storage and a Gallery.
WHAT TYPES OF LOFTS ARE
OFFERED? A: 1 and 2 bedroom
CAN I TOUR THE LOFTS OR SEE A
MODEL UNIT? A: Floor plans and photos
are available on the website. Visit ourgalleryandfloor
planspages. You may also call to schedule a tour
of our community. If a loft is available to show, we will show at
CAN I MOVE INTO ONE APARTMENT AND
TRANSFER ON A LATER
DATE? A: Yes, provided you
fulfill at least 6 months of the initial lease. A transfer fee is
required if you are in the middle of a lease. You must be a
resident in excellent standing (no late rent payments or lease
WHAT IS THE PET
POLICY? A: Dogs and cats welcome.
No weight limit. Breed restrictions apply.
MUST I BE AN ARTIST IN ORDER TO
RESIDENCY? A: There must be at least
one member of the household that is approved as an artist in order
to qualify for residency. The artist criteria is available
ARE ANY HOUSING ASSISTANCE
ACCEPTED? A: Yes, Section 8 vouchers
are accepted, but must be worth the full amount of the current rent
regardless of resident/HA portion.
WHAT PAYMENT IS REQUIRED TO
LOFT? A: To hold a loft, a
reservation fee of up to $300 is required and will be applied to
your security deposit ($200 for 1 bedrooms, $300 for 2
WHAT DOES IT MEAN TO BE AN
ARTIST? A: An artist need not earn
a living through art, but must be able to demonstrate a commitment
to it by presenting a body of work and a résumé to an approved
committee of artists. We are open to all disciplines and
WHAT IS INVOLVED IN THE
PROCESS? A: A reservation fee of up
to $300 is required ($200 for 1 bedrooms, $300 for 2 bedrooms).
Once the applicant is approved, the reservation fee becomes the
security deposit. Applicants will be pre-screened for credit,
criminal and rental history qualifications. Final approval is
contingent upon income verification and tax credit compliance
eligibility. Should an applicant not meet the eligibility
requirements, the reservation fee of up to $300 will be refunded in
CAN STUDENTS QUALIFY FOR
RESIDENCY? A: In general, full-time
students are not eligible. Full-time students are permitted if
there is at least one part-time student or non-student leaseholder.
However, there are some exceptions to this, so please
Some common exceptions include:
- Single parent with dependent(s)
- Married students
- Recipients of public assistance (not section 8)
- If you have ever been in foster care
WHAT IF I VISIT THE WEB SITE AND
ALL APARTMENTS ARE SOLD
OUT? A: You may sign up for our
reservation list and will be placed on a waiting list. If you
provide your e-mail address, we will send you updates as soon as
something becomes available.
ALLOWED? A: No.
WHEN DO THE LOFTS BECOME
AVAILABLE? A: Availability dates
and move-in dates are dependent upon current residents giving a
notice to move out. Join our reservation list here.
ARE THERE OCCUPANCY
LIMITATIONS? A: A maximum of 2 occupants
per bedroom is permitted.
WHAT UTILITIES ARE INCLUDED IN
THE RENT? A: Hot water, water/sewer
and refuse are included in the rent. The resident is responsible
for electricity, cable TV, telephone and Internet.
HOW DO I
QUALIFY? A: Applicants must meet the
following income qualifications:
The household income is based on GROSS annual income (before any
deductions) earned from all sources including wages, social
security payments, public assistance, pensions, annuities, interest
income, dividends, stocks, bonds, insurance settlements, recurring
gifts from family/friends, lottery winnings, etc. Third-party
verification will be required of all income, and copies of tax
returns and pay stubs may be required.
Metropolitan Artist Lofts participates in an affordable housing
program. Total household income must be under the following limits
based on household size:
WHAT AMENITIES ARE AVAILABLE IN
THE LOFTS? A: Available loft amenities
include: washer and dryer in each home, Black Energy Star
appliances, Formica countertops, dishwasher and microwave, sealed
concrete floors, spacious open floor plan concept, mini blinds,
hydrothermal heating & cooling, contemporary lighting, high
ceilings (average 10'), oversized windows, exposed brick and other
HOW DO I GET MORE INFORMATION
QUALIFICATION? A: Visit our reservation
information page or contact us via e-mail
DO PERSONS WHO WORK IN FIELDS
THAT SUPPORT THE ARTS
QUALIFY? A: Unfortunately,