Frequently Asked Question from Renters


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  1. How do I contact the Manager.. ?
  2. Can I have a dog or cat in my apartment ?
  3. Can I have a lease for less than a year ?
  4. How do I report the need for a repair?
  5. How do I pay the rent?
  6. Do you have an office?
  7. How do I apply for an apartment?
  8. How do I qualify for an apartment?

How do I contact the manager ?

Call the number printed on the top of your lease.  It would likely be 462-8515 in Valparaiso and 762 -6555 in Portage  

You will speak to one of our employees.  If you leave a message tell your story and leave a phone number.  The on-call person will return your call promptly.

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Can I have a dog or cat in my apartment ?

YES....for a cat and NO for dogs.  There are limitations and an extra pet deposit.  

We have tried many times to make exceptions for dogs but it always ends badly.  Sorry no dogs.

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Can I have a lease for less than a year ?

In many cases you can.  There would an additional cost per month.  There is normally a minimum of three months.   

These issues would have to be negotiated on a case by case basis with the management.  Month to month renting is not allowed.

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How do I report the need for a repair?

Call the same number as you do for the manager.  In Valparaiso is 462-8515.  IN Portage call 762-6555.  

DO NOT tell the maintenance person about your troubles.  They are instructed not to respond to these type requests.  Call the office, please

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How do I pay the rent?

Mail the rent to the address on the top of your lease.  For Valparaiso properties mail the rent to: 

Monumental Enterprises  P.O. Box 390 Valparaiso Indiana, 46384.  

In Portage bring or mail the payment to the office: 

Park Place/Meridian Apartments   Apt. 207 Old Porter Road Portage Indiana

Normally a personal check is acceptable payment form.  If you have had NSF checks in the past you may be required to pay by money order.

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Do you have an office?

Yes, but not at Meridian. Both Park Place and Meridian Apartments are operated from the Park Place location.   

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How do I apply for an apartment?

When you come to view the apartment the manager will give you the application form.  

You can also download it from this site.  Lease application. .   

You must return it to the manager in person or by mail.  There is a $30.  fee charged for the application process.  

We normally check your rental history by calling your former landlords and we check your employment.  We have guidelines for income and expenses that you must meet to qualify. 

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How do I qualify for an apartment?

We normally check your rental history by calling your former landlords and we check your employment.  

We have guidelines for income and expenses that you must meet to qualify.  

It may be necessary for you to have a co-signer if you do not have a rental history or you do not make the minimum of income at your job.  

Child support is not considered income.

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