FAQ

If you are unable to find an answer to your question(s) below, please call our main office at (989) 772-2222.

All of our apartments include: water, sewer, and trash removal. Others include more utilities such as expanded cable, internet service, and shuttle service to and from CMU’s campus. Please call your leasing office for specific apartments.

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Yes, we offer the option to have your apartment furnished. There is a $50 per month minimum charge, or 2 or more $30 per person. A furnished unit comes with a couch, chair, end tables, a dresser in each bedroom, and a kitchen table and chairs.

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No, you cannot break your lease; you will need to find a sub-leaser. Please call one of our leasing offices for more information regarding subleases.

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Yes, all we need is the first and last name of the friend, the make, model, color, and license plate number of the car. Western Islands and Main Place are the only complexes that have an exception, as there is limited parking available in those lots.

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Yes, all payments can be mailed to: P.O. Box 222, Mt. Pleasant, MI 48804-0222. Please, do not mail cash. Please include your complex name and apartment number on your money order or check.

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Yes, depending upon the circumstances, and if the apartment is ready for move in. Please call your leasing office to see if your apartment is ready for an early move in. A minimum $60 charge applies to all early move-ins.

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Yes, for more specific information, please call one of our leasing offices.

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Yes, each tenant receives one (1) free parking sticker. You must bring in the vehicle’s registration in order to receive a parking permit. Your registration needs to be registered in either your name or your parent’s name.

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No, check with one of our leasing offices for model apartment times and locations.

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No, stop in during our office hours and sign a lease. Make sure you allow 30 to 45 minutes for signing and reading the lease. Please have your drivers license with you.

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(All terms and conditions are subject to change without notice.)

ABSOLUTELY NO PETS, NO VISITING, NO PET SITTING! The only pets allowed on the premises at no charge are fish and small birds such as a canary or parakeet, anything larger is NOT ALLOWED. Fish tanks can only hold a maximum of 20 gallons.
All other pets are forbidden on the property inside or outside. There will be a charge of $1,000 per pet, per incident, as stated in your lease agreement for any violation of this policy. You may be faced with eviction, except for those registered legally with the office. Please see the list below where it shows the properties where we do allow pets as long as they are registered legally with the office.Pets must be approved by your leasing office and registered BEFORE the pet is brought onto the premises. The pet agreement must be signed by all tenants signed on the lease. Tenants with a registered pet are responsible for picking up after them. A $100 fee may be charged if United has to do the clean up.

Colony West, Deerfield Village, Jamestown (Buildings AA-XX ONLY), Union Square, WestPoint Village & Yorkshire Commons
*** We strongly suggest any apartment with a pet have RENTERS INSURANCE***

  • All pets must be registered, No visiting pets are allowed.
  • Fish (No Charge) – kept in tanks or aquariums up to 20 gallons exception; poisonous or carnivorous fish are not allowed.
  • Birds (No Charge) – any normally caged bird kept as a pet such as a Canary, Parakeet or Finch and must stay in cage and are not allowed to fly throughout apartment.
  • Cats – must be common, domestic house cats that have been declawed and spayed/neutered.
  • Dogs less than 50lbs (at their adult weight) are welcome. There are many pets well suited to apartment life, no matter what your tastes. We do take weight and especially BREEDS very seriously. We do restrict aggressive & protective breeds. Some breeds carry many legal liabilities. The landlord DOES have the right to refuse certain breeds. The following breeds are NOT allowed: Pit Bulls, Rottweilers, Doberman Pinschers, Labs, Chow Chows, Boxers, Husky, Siberian Husky, Alaskan Malamute, Akita, Dalmatians,German Shepherds or similar breeds and mixes as solely determined by landlord.
  • Rabbits, chinchillas, gerbils and guinea pigs are also welcome; however, they must always be in their cage!
  • $650.00 pet FEE (non-refundable) – PER PET
  • $325.00 pet FEE (non-refundable) PER PET for caged animals under (4) pounds.
  • Pets must be spayed or neutered. Cats must be de-clawed.
  • Limit of 2 pets per apartment

Prohibited Pets at all locations:

  • Exotic pets such as snakes, monkeys, or game animals are strictly prohibited.
  • Animals whose primary habitat is the wild (skunk, etc.) are strictly prohibited.
  • Insects of any kind (spiders)
  • Reptiles (except turtles and caged reptiles under (4) pounds)

All terms and conditions are subject to change without notice.

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We offer summer leases to our current tenants or tenants that have signed on for the fall. Please call one of our leasing offices for further information.

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No, all of our leases are joint leases between the people who sign the lease.

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Please fill out an online maintenance request. Emergencies ONLY, call (989) 772-2222.

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All that is required to sign a lease is an application fee of $50.00 per person. Within 14 days after signing the lease, a $250.00 utility fee per person is due.

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Please refer to Contact Us for specific office hours.

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Please call CMS Internet at 989-779-1800.

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There will be a grace period of 5 days from the day the rent is due for each person. A late charge of $30.00 per person will automatically be charged on the sixth if the rent is not paid on time. This applies to all payment plans. A flat charge of $30.00 will be made for all checks returned from banks plus any late fees that apply.

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Renter’s insurance covers your personal belongings. Your personal belongings are not covered by United Apartments. Contact your insurance agent for more details or stop by any of our leasing offices to pick up more information. More Renter’s Insurance Info.

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We have 1,2,3,4 & 5 bedroom apartments and some houses. We also offer some of our 2 bedroom units for 1 person occupancy, 3 bedroom units for 2 person occupancy, 4 bedroom units for 3 person occupancy, and 5 bedroom units for 4 person occupancy! A few 6 and 7 or more bedroom apartments may be available. Please call one of our leasing offices for more information.

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We will accept cash, check, money order and debit card payments in all of our leasing offices, and offer several CREDIT CARD PAYMENT options VIA our website at www.livewithunited.com. You can use your Visa, Mastercard, Discover and e-checks NOW WITH NO CONVENIENCE FEE/CHARGE.

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You can pick up your keys the day your lease starts, or any time after that date during regular business hours.

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Rent is normally due on the first of each month, special circumstances may apply. An individual payment information sheet is provided to all tenants the day the lease is signed.

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