Frequently Asked Questions
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Your rental payment includes your base rental amount. We also charge a flat fee for water, sewer, and trash at a rate of $40 per month for a 1-bedroom and $50 per month for a 2-bedroom. Residents are responsible for setting up electricity through Ameren and internet on their own.
There is a $50 non-refundable application fee per applicant. There is an administrative fee of $300 per unit. With approved credit, we are currently waiving the security deposit. With conditional approval, there is a $1,000 security deposit owed.
The income requirement is three times the monthly rental amount of your base rent. We will need to verify your income. The documentation will depend on your employment status. Our screening is done through a third-party screening company. They look at criminal background history, credit history, and rental history on all applicants.
Yes, renters’ insurance is required before you move in at the property. We require a liability policy of $100,000 to be provided prior to picking up keys. We will need the resident policy information prior to move-in.
At Metropolitan Flats, we perform a criminal background check and credit check on all applicants at the property. We have a pass or fail system through our third-party screening company that links with our property management software. There are times where we will accept conditional approval. Please contact the leasing office for more information.
Yes, you can sign a lease agreement with a guarantor if you do not meet the monthly income requirement. Guarantors are required to make five times the monthly rental amount at Metropolitan Flats. Please contact the leasing office for more information.
Once someone applies, expect 3-5 business days on the approval of the rental application.
We offer 3-to-12-month lease terms. Your leasing professional can go over the available lease terms.
This information is covered in the lease agreement. Per the lease, we require a 60-day notice to vacate in writing. The termination fee is 2x the monthly rent. This amount is due 5-days after you submit your notice to vacate. Please keep in mind that you are still responsible for your rental payments and utilities until the 60-days is up. Please contact the leasing office for more details.
The resident is responsible for electricity and internet/cable on their own. Electricity is through Ameren, and you are able to select any provider you would like for internet. We will need your Ameren account number before moving in.
Parking is housed in our underground garage at a rate of $150 per month for Standard Vehicles and $175 per month for Electric Vehicles. We utilize assigned spaces for parking.
Yes, we allow pets with no restrictions. We do only allow 2 pets per apartment unless authorized in writing. Once someone applies, we use a third-party pet screening company for details on your animal. There is a one-time, non-refundable pet fee of $300. There is monthly pet rent of $25 per pet each month.
Absolutely! We offer model apartments of our 1-and 2-bedroom spaces. To book a tour, utilize the ResMate icon in the lower right corner of the website. Alternatively, you’re able to take a virtual tour of any of our floorplans on our floorplans page.
Virtual Tours are offered as a pre-recorded 3-D walkthrough. These are housed on our “Floorplans” page. Otherwise, we offer in-person tours during our office hours.
Yes, we are conveniently located close to many shopping and dining establishments. In the Central West End, you will find a Wholefoods, Fresh Thyme, Straub’s Market, plenty of dining options, nightlife, and more. Plus – we’re only a 7-minute drive from the St. Louis Galleria, providing a full shopping mall experience. Please visit our Neighborhood page for a full map and list of nearby locations.