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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 Mission Valley have an in-home washer and dryer.

How many bedrooms do the apartments have?

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

Are there balconies or patios in the apartments?

Balconies or patios are available in all of our apartment homes.

Community Amenities

Does the community have a gym?

A 24-hour fitness center is available to residents of Griffis Mission Valley.

Is there a swimming pool or hot tub?

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

Is this apartment community gated?

Griffis Mission Valley has controlled access gates.

Is there a business center or coworking space?

We offer co-working pods to support our residents who work from home.

Are there any common areas or social spaces for residents?

Griffis Mission Valley offers several common areas for residents to hang out and gather including a a game room, resident lounge, year-round resort-style pool with all-season spa and an outdoor 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

Pet deposit - $300/pet

Pet rent - $50/ea.

Package fee - $3/mo.

Parking space - $25-$75

Utilities – Residents will pay the utility provider directly for their use of gas and electric. Community utilities will be charged through a third-party vendor: water, sewer, storm water, 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 $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:

San Diego River Trail: This multi-use trail extends along the San Diego River and is easily accessible from Mission Valley. The trail is mostly flat and suitable for various outdoor recreational activities.

Tecolote Canyon Natural Park and Nature Center: Offering hiking trails in a 900-acre canyon, Tecolote Canyon provides trails for all skill levels. The main trail is about 6.7 miles long.

Florida Canyon Trail: Located in nearby Balboa Park, this trail offers a variety of shorter loop hikes through native vegetation with the convenience of a central city location.

Presidio Park, located near Old Town, offers several trails with views of Mission Bay, the Pacific Ocean and the San Diego River.

Mission Trails Regional Park: Although a bit to the east of Mission Valley, this park offers over 60 miles of trails, including the popular Cowles Mountain trail, the highest peak in the city of San Diego.

Coastal Rail Trail: For a bit of a longer excursion, the northern end of the 44-mile Coastal Rail Trail is reachable from Mission Valley and provides a route all the way to Oceanside along the Pacific Coast.

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 pet perks including a treat station, pet leashes and pet waste bags.

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