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Welcome to Northside at the University of Texas-Dallas- the premiere entertainment district in Richardson, Texas- where you can stay, dine, and play in one convenient community. Our spacious apartments are across the street from the university, making it a breeze to get to class. Northside is a state of the art community, built with you in mind including the best amenities and finishes. Come check out our community; we know you’ll love what we have to offer. 
ARE YOU CURRENTLY LEASING?

Yes! We are currently leasing for 2018-2019, Phase 2 applications can be accessed online, and we’ll being accepting application for Phase 1 January 18, 2018.
DO YOU HAVE ANY IMMEDIATE AVAILABILITY?

We are currently 100% leased; however, you can contact the leasing office and be placed on the waitlist.
WHAT IS AN INDIVIDUAL LEASE?

Each resident who signs an individual lease will occupy his or her own room. You are only responsible for your rent amount and length of your lease agreement. The individual lease agreements protect you in the event that your roommates cannot make their payments or if they leave their lease agreement early.
HOW LONG IS THE LEASE AGREEMENT?

The lease term is 11.5 months; the term begins mid-August and ends July 31st of the following year.
HOW DOES THE ROOMMATE MATCHING PROGRAM WORK? (Private Bedroom Leases Only)

If you’re applying to one of our private bedroom floorplans, the application offers an exclusive roommate-matching service. If you would like to participate, you can complete the roommate matching form built into your application. The form allows you to make notes of any friends applying at Northside that you would like to live with. The form also asks you to input your hobbies, interests, sleep routines, pet preferences, and study habits. Inputting this information helps us match you with someone with similar interests, you’ll like living with throughout your lease term.   
WHAT IF I DON'T LIKE MY ROOMMATE AFTER MOVE IN?

If there are differences between roommates that cannot be resolved, residents may be able to transfer as rooms are available. A transfer fee will apply. Please contact the community office for more information. 
WHAT SHOULD I DO IF I NEED TO BREAK MY LEASE?

At this time, Northside does not offer an option to buy-out the lease. Per the lease contract, you will be required to find someone to take over the remaining days and financial obligation left on your lease. Once the new tenant moves into your space, there will be a $200 early termination fee charged to your account.
IS THERE A DEPOSIT AND APPLICATION FEE?

Our property requires a $50 application fee per applicant and per guarantor. The deposit is based on floor plan selected.
DO I HAVE TO PAY A SECURITY DEPOSIT?

Yes, the security deposit varies based on apartment sizes. 
WHAT UTILITIES ARE INCLUDED IN THE RENT?

Your rent includes utilities, such as water, sewer and trash. Your rent also includes high-speed internet, 76 cable channels and several high-definition channels. 
HOW DO I PAY MY RENT?

Northside makes paying rent easy! Residents can pay rent online at www.liveatnorthside.com, or in our office, which is open seven days per week. 
ARE YOU PET FRIENDLY?

Absolutely! Our pet friendly community welcomes two pets per home. We require a $200 fee and a $200 refundable deposit for each pet, with a monthly $18 pet rent per pet.  We don’t have a weight limit for animals. Our community does not accept the following breeds: Akita, Chow, Doberman, Pit Bull, Rottweiler, American Staffordshire Terriers, English Staffordshire Bull Terriers, Wolf hybrids or any mix of the mentioned breeds are not allowed. For further information regarding our pet policy, please contact the community office.
WHAT FURNITURE IS INCLUDED IN THE FURNISHED APARTMENT?

Our furnished apartments feature everything you need to feel at home:
  • Bedroom: standard Queen size bed, 4 drawer dresser, nightstand, desk and chair
  • Living Room: couch, coffee table, side table, chair, entertainment center
  • Kitchen: stainless steel appliances, bar stools or kitchen table and chairs