We hope all of our residents stay with us for many years. Leases at Jefferson Ridge are not auto-renewing. We contact residents several months in advance about your plans to renew your lease.
On the first day of your lease, you will pay the first month’s rent and utility fee (pro-rated if applicable) and the pet fee (if applicable). Your security deposit is due at the time of lease signing.
Your lease begins at 4 pm on the first day of your lease. If you need to move in earlier, you can call the office to inquire if special arrangements are possible. We need at least two business days to prepare an apartment when one resident moves out. If we are able to accommodate you […]
Any adult who will be occupying the apartment home must have their name on the lease. If you would like to add a roommate in the future, Jefferson Ridge will be happy to assist you in adding him or her to your lease; you can contact the office for more details.
Most leases begin on the first day of the month; however, we realize that sometimes that is not possible. In those cases we are happy to start your lease on a different day and pro-rate the commencement month. Your lease will end on the closest Monday to your lease end term.
If you are approved Jefferson Ridge will draft a lease and forward it to you for review. After you review the drafted lease it needs to be signed and returned within 3 business days.
As part of our screening process, Jefferson Ridge uses a third-party qualifying software for credit screening. Income and landlord references are also taken into account.
If you’ve decided on a specific model of apartment home, you will have several options for application submission. You may apply in person at our office, mail your application, or apply securely on our website. You’ll need to provide an application deposit of $750, as well as an application fee of $50 for the first […]
Charlottesville is a university-centric city, which means our leases generally follow a similar schedule as the University of Virginia. Because many people want to reserve their apartment with enough time to adequately prepare an out of town move, Jefferson Ridge uses a reservation list. For more information on how the reservation list works, please contact […]
Since we are a non-undergraduate community, each lease is for the entire apartment home.