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Frequently Asked Questions

Our comprehensive FAQ section is designed to provide you with quick and informative answers to commonly asked questions. Should you have any additional questions, we encourage you to reach out to us directly.

Apartment Features

Do the apartments have in-home laundry facilities?

All homes at Griffis Belltown have an in-home washer and dryer.

How many bedrooms do the apartments have?

Our pet-friendly apartments offer studio, one and two-bedroom floor plan options.

Are there balconies or patios in the apartments?

Balconies or patios are available in select apartment homes.

Community Amenities

Does the community have a gym?

A 24-hour fitness center is available for residents of Griffis Belltown.

Is there a swimming pool or hot tub?

We have a year-round resort-style pool as well as an all-season spa.

Does the community have controlled access?

Griffis Belltown has controlled access doors and a controlled access garage.

Are there any common areas or social spaces for residents?

Griffis Belltown offers several common areas for residents to hang out and gather including an entertainment room, resident lounge, rooftop deck, outdoor fire pit areas and a year-round resort-style pool with an all-season spa.

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Fees and Deposits

Are there any additional fees or utilities not included in the rent?

Security deposit - $400

Application fee - $50/person

Holding fee - $200 (applied to deposit)

Administration fee - None

Pet deposit - $250

Pet fee - None

Pet rent - $50/ea.

Package fee - $9.75/mo.

Parking space - Single space: $200, Tandem space: $300, Motorcycle space: $75

Utilities – Residents will pay the utility provider directly for their use of electric. Community utilities will be charged through a third-party vendor: water, sewer, stormwater, trash, common area gas and electric, valet trash, and green living.

What documents are required for the leasing process?

Current government-issued photo identification and social security number (if applicable)

Are there any income requirements or credit checks?

Total household gross income of 2.5 times the rent

Income verification and a credit screening are required.

Can I sublet my apartment?

Subletting is NOT permitted.

Please contact the leasing office to discuss an early lease termination or adding an additional leaseholder.

Do I need renters insurance?

Yes, residents are required to provide proof of insurance coverage with a minimum of $100,000 liability coverage. We recommend Jetty for an affordable policy that is customized to your needs.

How do I pay rent?

Paying your rent online is quick and easy through our resident portal.

Resident Portal
What are the accepted methods of rent payment?

Paying your rent online via credit card, debit card, or direct debit (ACH) is quick and easy through our resident portal. We also accept e-money orders, personal checks, cashier’s checks and money orders.

When are rent payments due by?

Rent payments are due by the 1st of the month. Late rent payments will incur a fee of $10. Certified funds may be required for late rent payments.


Are there recreational trails nearby?

There are several recreational trails near our community that you can explore. Here are a few options:

The Olympic Sculpture Park, managed by the Seattle Art Museum, offers both art and nature experiences. While it's not a traditional trail, it features recreational pathways, sculptures and beautiful views of Elliott Bay. It is in close proximity of Griffis Belltown.

Myrtle Edwards Park is a waterfront park located along Elliott Bay. It offers paved paths and provides scenic views of the bay, the Olympic Mountains and the Seattle skyline.

Discovery Park is a large park located in the Magnolia neighborhood, a short drive or bus ride from Belltown. It features various trails that wind through forests, meadows, and along the bluffs overlooking Puget Sound. The park offers stunning views, beach access and opportunities for recreation and exploring nature.

The Seattle Waterfront is a bustling area with a combination of walking paths, parks, and attractions such as the Seattle Great Wheel and Pike Place Market. It's a vibrant area to explore and enjoy the scenic views of Elliott Bay, the ferry terminal and the city skyline.

Seattle Center is home to the iconic Space Needle and numerous attractions, including the International Fountain and various museums. While not a trail, the area offers recreational paths and outdoor spaces to enjoy.

Maintenance and Services

How do I submit a maintenance request?

Service requests may be submitted through our residential portal.

Resident Portal


Are pets allowed at the community?

We welcome up to three pets per residence. Both cats and dogs are welcome, and we have no weight limits. Breed restrictions apply.

What pet-friendly amenities are available?

Our community offers a pet washing station, dog run and pet perks including a treat station, pet leashes and pet waste bags.