Do you allow pets?
Pets are permitted. There is a $150 refundable deposit and a $150 pet fee due upfront, followed by monthly pet rent of $25 per month. Pets must be vaccinated and all roommates must consent to living with a pet, before we can approve it. Call the leasing office for more details.
Can I take the bus from Park East?
There is a bus stop directly in front of the main entrance of our building. The bus stops by the property every 10 minutes during the week, and every 30 minutes on weekends. It’s just a 5-minute bus ride from our property to campus.
Are the apartments furnished?
Our apartments are fully-furnished. We provide each apartment with living room and bedroom furniture, and a full range of appliances of kitchen appliances. We also provide washers and dryers, TVs, and ceiling fans with light kits in every room so you don’t have to purchase lamps.
Can I use my financial aid to pay rent?
Yes, you may. However, Park East does not work directly with the Financial aid office, therefore it would be up to you to wait until you have the funds in hand, and then make a payment for your rent
What are the available parking options?
Park East offers garage-parking for $25 per month. Park East has a multi-level gated parking facility with remote control access, built exclusively for Park East residents.
Do I have to bring my own roommates?
While you’re welcome to lease an apartment with a group of friends, we also offer roommate matching and individual leasing. This means you can show up on your own, lease the apartment of your liking, and leave the rest to us.
Is Park East Owned by, or a part of, the University?
Park East is a privately-owned student housing property located just minutes from the Texas Tech University campus.
What payment methods are available for my use?
We accept check, money order, debit/credit cards, traveller’s checks. We do not accept cash payments.
How long are the lease terms?
We offer annual (12 month) term and a limited amount of short-term (December-ending) agreements.
What is Individual Leasing?
With Individual Leasing, you are only responsible for your bedroom and your share of common area expenses. This means that your rent doesn’t change whether you live in an apartment with roommates, or whether you are the only person in an apartment and the remaining rooms are vacant.
What is included in the rate?
Our pricing includes the following utilities – internet, cable TV, water & sewer, and valet trash removal. There is no electricity allowance/cap. We prefer to allow our residents to only pay for the electricity they actually use.