Q: Who needs to apply?
A: Anyone who will be residing in your new home, over
the age of 18, will need to apply.
Q: Are there any upfront fees?
A: We require a one-time $99 security deposit and a
$50 application fee to complete the application.
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 showing the required
monthly income of 3.5x the monthly rent. 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 72
Q: Do you offer short term leases?
A: Yes, we offer short term leases starting at 3
months up to our standard 12 months. Please contact the Leasing
Office for short term restrictions and premiums.
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: Water, sewer, and trash removal are included in
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 rental companies.
Q: Is parking available?
A: Yes, we offer both uncovered lot and covered
garage parking. Rates range from $30 - $70 per month depending on
Q: Is on-site laundry available?
A: Yes, all our 2 Bedroom apartments offer in-suite
laundry. Our community also has coin-operated laundry rooms on
Q: Do you allow pets?
A: Yes, we are a pet friendly community. We allow up
to 2 cats and 1 dog per apartment with a $300 non-refundable fee
per pet and an additional $25 per month, per pet. Please contact
the Leasing Office for a complete list of breed restrictions.
Q: Is access to the building secured?
A: Yes, we have a fully secured property with an
electronic fob entry system that is controlled by office staff.
Q: Can I reserve the building's social room?
A: Yes, you may reserve our social room with a
security deposit of $50.
Q: Do you have a pool? When is it open?
A: Yes, our heated pool is open from early May
through October, weather depending. Daily hours will be distributed
to residents each year.
Q: What will I need to provide before I can move into my
A: Before you can receive your keys, you will need to
sign your lease, provide your Duquesne Light account number,
provide proof of Renter’s Insurance, and pay the rental amount due.
When you arrive on move-in day, please bring a government-issued
Q: How can I submit a maintenance request?
A: You may submit a maintenance request online
through your Resident Portal, over the phone, or in person at the
Q: What do I do if I have a maintenance emergency?
A: If you have an emergency during normal business
hours, please call 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: Renewals are sent out prior to your lease
expiration. 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 at least 120 days prior to your lease’s
end date. This can be in the form of an official letter or an
email. Further directions will be given at the time of notification