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Our COACH Resident Life program provides you the opportunity to engage with the community and focus on personal growth in five key areas:
• Culture & Diversity
• Outreach in the Community
• Activity & Social Wellness
• Core Life Skills
• Health, Safety, & Environment
Community Rewards is resident life, rewarded. Earn points for completing daily actions and redeem those points for rewards at your favorite brands!
Get the credit you deserve for paying rent. For a small monthly fee, your on-time rent payments can be reported to all 3 major credit bureaus. Start today by visiting the Payments Center in the Resident Portal!
Our community requires tenant liability coverage, which can be met by adding it to your lease, providing your own coverage, or by signing up with our partner, ePremium Insurance.
To provide proof of coverage, click the Move-In Info link below.
Flex is a better way to pay rent. For a small monthly fee, Flex covers your monthly rent on the first, and you pay it back at your own pace throughout the month.
We are so excited to welcome you to your new home. Here you will find all of the important forms, move-in day information, FAQs, policies, and more. See you soon!
Frequently Asked Questions
What is individual leasing?
Individual Leasing, also called “by the bedroom leasing”, means that you are only responsible for your bedroom, bathroom, and shared common area. If another roommate decides to skip, sublet/lease-takeover, or damage the apartment in any way they are liable for the rent and damages in their individual space, unlike in joint leases.
Do I need renter’s insurance?
In our effort to create a more enjoyable living environment for the student renter, we now require all residents to carry an active renter’s insurance or tenant liability policy during their lease term. Requiring basic liability coverage has become a common practice in apartment living to provide peace of mind and protection from the unforeseen events that sometimes occur. Our required tenant liability coverage works to protect the resident from liability exposure created while your student is away from home, including but not limited to negligent damage to the apartment unit, negligent damage to another resident’s property or even injuries to guests while visiting. Or if you choose to enroll in a more robust renter’s insurance policy, you may be able to protect belongings such as text books, phones, electronics and other valuables in the event of theft or destruction. As long as your chosen policy meets the minimum coverage outlined in your lease agreement, feel free to pick any provider you feel is the best fit for you. If you don’t feel like searching for an insurance provider, we offer an easy way to enroll in the minimum liability only coverage as part of your rent payment. If you know you want additional coverage on your belongings but don’t want to shop around, we have identified a national insurance provider specializing in student renter’s insurance coverage. EPremium Insurance has agreed to provide a comprehensive policy to residents at our communities at a preferred group rate! You can enroll in less than 2 minutes at their website here: ePremium Insurance.
Do you offer roommate matching?
We offer a comprehensive roommate matching form that our dedicated staff thoroughly evaluates to find the most compatible roommates.
What’s the resident portal?
All of our residents and their guarantors have access to their property’s online resident portal, helping you and them keep up to date with their life here in Raleigh! You or your student can pay rent online via checking or savings account, set up automatic monthly payments, and submit maintenance requests, all with just a few clicks of your mouse!
Do the apartments come furnished?
Our 105 Friendly and 1820 at Centennial communities are fully-furnished. Check with our leasing staff for more details!
Can I bring my pet with me?
In most cases, yes! The majority of our communities are pet-friendly. Please check with our leasing staff for details. Please keep in mind that pet fees, pet rent and weight & breed restrictions may apply.
Does renting an apartment help my credit score?
Typically not…but with us it can! We offer a program called LevelCredit; this program allows for on-time rent payments to reflect positively on your credit report. With the hustle and bustle of balancing classes and a healthy social life, we know that most college students don’t even think about building their credit history until after graduation when it’s time to start taking those big life steps. LevelCredit offers a way for busy students like you to get a head start!
When you enroll in the LevelCredit program, your on-time monthly rent payments will be reported to all 3 major credit bureaus (on-time payments are anything within 30 days of the due date). If you’re already a current resident and want to enroll, you’re in luck! Up to 24 months of your previous on-time rent payments can be reported to help you build that score even more (small fee applies for this option). The enrollment process is very easy! You can directly enroll yourself using the link below for your specific property!
Do I need to be a student to live here?
No! As long as you meet our qualifying criteria you do not need to be a student to live here!
Professional Management & Staff
The Preiss Company takes great pride in its communities. Each of our properties’ staff are available for your student 24/7/365 and are just a phone call away. Our company specializes in student housing and trains our staff how to effectively and properly deal with any situation that may arise. Our local property managers are supported by leasing, business, and maintenance personnel along with our professionally trained student staff. Many of our offices and staff are on-site and we have expert maintenance ready to assist your student with anything that may arise.
What’s included in the rate?
The monthly rental installments include all utilities such as water, electricity, trash and sewer services. Please contact our leasing team for more information regarding cable and internet.