Frequently Asked Questions

Two new buildings were built in the exact location of the prior buildings and are almost identical in size.  Our new rental and management office opened October 30, 2019 at 8701 Arliss Street #12. 

What is the status of the lawsuits? The lawsuits have been settled. 

What is the status of the memorial near the new buildings? A permanent memorial outside the Rental Office is complete. The granite pedestal and memorial plaque are covered until privately scheduled visitation is complete. The memorial was designed in collaboration with advocates for the victims’ families and other interested parties. 

What types of floor plans are in the new buildings? Most floor plans aresimilar in size as our established apartments.  All have an ‘open concept’ layout with a combination living/dining/kitchen area to allow residents the maximum flexibility in using the space for their lifestyles.  The 27 apartments are: 

  • 6 –  One Bedroom + 1 Bath
  • 8 – Two Bedrooms + 1 Bath
  • 6 – Two Bedrooms + 2 Baths
  • 2 – Two Bedrooms + Flex Space + 2 Baths
  • 5 – Three Bedrooms + 2 Baths

What features are included? All new apartments werebuilt to current code requirements and have durable, modern and attractive features and finishes that are easy to live with and maintain:

  • covered balcony or patio
  • full-size, side-by-side washer and electric dryer
  • fully-equipped kitchen including electric range/oven, refrigerator with ice maker, dishwasher, disposal, and microwave with exhaust fan vented to the outside
  • durable, easy-to-clean wood-look laminate floors throughout except the bedroom(s) which have carpet and bathroom(s), which have tile floors
  • ceiling fan w/light in each bedroom
  • recessed LED ceiling lights in all rooms except the bedrooms and bathrooms
  • energy efficient electric heat, air conditioning and water heater
  • individual electric meter and water meter
  • construction specifications to meet current energy efficiency standards
  • top floor apartments also have a vaulted ceiling and ceiling fan in the living/dining/kitchen area
  • terrace level and first floor apartments are designed to meet Fair Housing accessibility guidelines

When will the new apartments be available to move in and how much is the rent? Apartments are available now and ready for move-in.  for pricing and availability.

Will the rent at the existing apartments increase because of the new buildings? Any rent increase for a lease renewal is not related to the new buildings.

Why are the apartments in the new buildings all-electric? The decision to use electric (vs. gas) for heating, cooking, water heaters and clothes dryers was made because of efficiency, space constraints and ease of construction.

Do the new buildings have fire protection systems? Per current building codes, both buildings have sprinkler systems installed in all apartments, offices and common areas. Per current building codes, both buildings are built of materials that meet fire protection ratings.