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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 East Village have an in-home washer and dryer.

How many bedrooms do the apartments have?

Our pet-friendly apartments offer studio, one-bedroom 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 to residents of Griffis East Village.

Is this apartment community gated?

Controlled Access Garage and controlled access gates.

Are there any common areas or social spaces for residents?

Griffis East Village offers several common areas for residents to hang out and gather including a media room, rooftop deck and resident lounge.

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Fees and Deposits

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

Security deposit - $500

Application fee - $50/person

Holding fee - None

Administration fee - None

Pet deposit - $300/$300/$300

Pet fee - None

Pet rent - $50/ea.

Package fee - $3/mo.

Parking space - $50/mo.

Parking pass - $25/yr.

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, gas, valet trash and green living.

Leasing and Payments

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 $125. 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 San Diego Bayshore Bikeway is a 24-mile loop trail that offers stunning views of the San Diego Bay. The trail spans through various neighborhoods and connects downtown San Diego with Coronado Island. It's a popular route for outdoor recreational activities.

Embarcadero Marina Park is a waterfront park located near downtown San Diego. While not solely a trail, it offers a promenade along the harbor, providing opportunities for outdoor recreational activities and enjoying the views of the bay and skyline.

Balboa Park is a large urban park near downtown San Diego. While not dedicated trails, the park offers numerous walking paths and trails that wind through its gardens, museums and cultural attractions. It's a great place to explore and enjoy the outdoors.

Petco Park to East Village Green: The East Village Green is a public park located in the East Village neighborhood. While not a dedicated trail, it provides green space and open areas suitable for leisurely activity and picnicking.

Mission Bay Park is a large park located a short drive from East Village. It offers a variety of recreational trails with beautiful views of the bay. The park also features water activities, picnic areas and beach access.

Maintenance and Services

How do I submit a maintenance request?

Service requests may be submitted through our residential portal.

Resident Portal

Parking and Storage

Is electric car charging available at the community?

We offer limited electric parking spaces. Please speak with a leasing consultant for more details.


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 an off-leash dog park and pet perks including a treat station, pet leashes and pet waste bags.

Nearby Apartment Communities

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