Frequently Asked Questions

View our most frequently asked questions below. Still have questions that you can't find below? Feel free to text us and we will point you in the right direction!

Leasing/Rent Information

How can I apply for an apartment? Expand FAQ Close FAQ

Our application process is online and entirely paperless making the process smooth and efficient for you. From our website, click Apply in the top menu bar or by choosing a floor plan, then unit, then clicking Apply Online.

What if I’m not ready to apply? What other options are there? Expand FAQ Close FAQ

If you’re not ready to apply, click Email Us to send us your questions, or stop by to visit our community. Our pricing does change daily so we encourage you to apply as soon as possible to lock in the current rate.

What are the lease terms that are offered? Expand FAQ Close FAQ

We offer lease terms from 3 to 12 months, with different pricing options for each term.

How long do I have to move-in to my apartment? Expand FAQ Close FAQ

You may apply to move-in starting the date the unit is available. The unit can be moved in to within fourteen (14) days afterwards.

Does it cost anything to take a tour? Expand FAQ Close FAQ

Absolutely not! There is no charge to view our apartments and community amenities.

What is included in the rent price? Expand FAQ Close FAQ

The price shown on our website just includes your rent. All residents pay for electric, gas & water/sewer. National Grid & Norwood Light is setup by you and placed in your name through Norwood Light. Water & Sewer is paid with your rent and billed by Conservice.

Do I have to make an appointment, or do you accept walk-ins? Expand FAQ Close FAQ

With our self-guided tour process, you do not need an appointment. Stop in any time during office hours and we'll create a tour path specific to what you want to see!

Can I get a price reduction if I sign a longer lease or pay for rent a year in advance? Expand FAQ Close FAQ

We offer a variety of lease terms, and the prices vary based on the length of the lease. We do not offer a discount for paying a year in advance.

What is the renters’ insurance policy? Expand FAQ Close FAQ

We require renter’s insurance with a liability protection minimum of $100,000 for the protection of our community.  We also recommend you obtain personal renter’s insurance for the protection of your belongings.  We do offer Resident Indemnity Management indemnification coverage for the dwelling. Click here for more information.

What fees will I need to pay if I have to break my lease? Expand FAQ Close FAQ

We require a 60-day notice to vacate and there is a termination fee equal to 2 month's rent. Please review your specific lease for details on the termination policy.

How do I pay my rent online? Expand FAQ Close FAQ

Visit your Resident Portal, and click Make a Payment.

What schools is Cottonwood One Upland zoned for? Expand FAQ Close FAQ

Cottonwood One Upland is zoned for the Norwood School District.

The Apartments

Do you have furnished apartments? Expand FAQ Close FAQ

No, we do not provide furnished apartments; however, you can reach out to a local rental company to rent furniture.

Do all of your apartments have the same finishes? Expand FAQ Close FAQ

All of our apartments have quartz countertops, stainless steel appliances, and gas stoves. Wood vinyl flooring through the apartment. Carpet in bedroom, and tile in the bathrooms.

Do all of your apartments include washer and dryer? Expand FAQ Close FAQ

Yes, all apartment homes come with washer & dryer.

How do I setup electricity? Expand FAQ Close FAQ

Once you apply and receive approval, you will contact the utility supplier National Grid.

What do you look for in the application? Expand FAQ Close FAQ

We use third-party, independent screening service that views your credit, rental history, and employment history. They also complete a background check.

Who is the provider for internet and cable in this area? Expand FAQ Close FAQ

Contact our Verizon Rep Shanna Gadoua 978-518-1184.

Our Policies

What is your pet policy? Expand FAQ Close FAQ

We welcome up to two furry friends. Monthly pet rent is $50 per pet. Pet rent does not cover damages caused by pets. Residents are responsible for picking up & properly disposing of their pet's waste. Violations are $50 for the first offense, $75 for the second offense, and three or more offenses are $100 each. Pets must be on a lease when outside on the property and are restricted from common areas, including the pool and amenity decks. No exotic pets. Restricted breeds: any Malamute, Mastiff, Bull Terriers, wolf dogs, Akita, Husky, Bully Kutta, Chow Chow, Doberman Pinscher, German Shepherd, Rottweiler, Pit Bull, restricted breed hybrids, or any breed with traits geared towards aggression.

What is the parking policy? Expand FAQ Close FAQ

One car per leaseholder will be permitted. 

How do I transfer to a new apartment? Expand FAQ Close FAQ

To transfer to a new apartment, please contact the office to discuss transfer options. The transfer fee is $500.

Will I be allowed to sublet my apartment? Expand FAQ Close FAQ

No, we do not allow sublets.

Our Amenities

Do you have garages? Expand FAQ Close FAQ

Yes, we have both attached and detached garages available for rent. Attached garages are $200 per month and detached are $175 per month. 

Do you have storage units available? Expand FAQ Close FAQ

Storage units are located in each residential building in two sizes, for an additional monthly fee. 5x4 $50/month and 8x10 $100/month.

How do I receive packages? Expand FAQ Close FAQ

All packages are delivered to our package room located inside our clubhouse.

What are the hours for the amenities? Expand FAQ Close FAQ

Residents have access to the pool area when in season 10 am - 8 pm, and grills from dawn until dusk, and clubhouse until 9:30 pm. Apt Cowork is open during normal business hours. The fitness center is open 24/7.

How accessible is the team at the local office? Expand FAQ Close FAQ

Our staff is available during office hours to assist you seven days a week! You can also email us anytime, and we’ll respond during office hours. All of our communities offer 24-hour emergency maintenance, as well–simply call us and a member of our service team will come out for emergency maintenance requests.