Frequently asked questions

Stuff that parents ask...

Do you have an on-site leasing or management office? 
Yes, we have an on-site leasing and management office at 800 W 26th St. Our office hours are Monday – Friday 9am until 6pm.

What floor plans do you have? 
We have a wide range of floor plans from 3 bedrooms up to 6 bedrooms. Media rooms are available in the 4, 5 and 6 bedroom units. We also have a limited number of studio apartments available for SMART housing applicants.

Do you lease by the unit or bedroom? 
We lease by the unit. Each unit will have a joint lease.

What amenities do you offer?
Fitness Center Multiple outdoor seating areas Heated Spa 60” TV’s in each apartment Media rooms in select units. Residents can enjoy large projector screen and built-in leather seating And much more!

What are the hours of the fitness center? 
The fitness center is open 24/7 to all residents of The Villas on 26th. Drop by the leasing center to take a look!

Are you on the UT shuttle route?
Yes, the Villas has the West Campus bus route stops all around the building. We are so close it’s actually faster to walk!

Do you have online bill pay or accept credit cards?
Yes, we have an online option to make payments. E-checks and credit cards are also accepted.

What forms of payment do you accept in person? 
We accept personal checks, cashiers check, and money orders. Cash is not accepted.

Do you offer S.M.A.R.T. Housing?
Yes, S.M.A.R.T. Housing is offered on select one bedroom and efficiency units. Please contact our Leasing Office at (512) 474 2600 to see if you qualify for this program. Units lease quickly, so don’t wait to lease a S.M.A.R.T. Housing unit!

What is S.M.A.R.T. Housing and how do I qualify? 

S.M.A.R.T. Housing is a program designed and used by The City of Austin to stimulate housing in the greater Austin area. There are strict qualifications an applicant must meet including annual income minimums and maximums. Many students can also quality through specific grants and scholarships approved by the Smart-Housing program. For more information and to see if you are eligible, please contact us and we will be happy to help you out.

Do you accept pets?
Sorry, the Villas on 26 does not allow pets.

When is rent due?
Rent is due on the first of every month. Rent is considered late and late fees will accrue beginning at 9am on the 4th of every month.

When do you start pre-leasing?
We accept applications and deposits year round for upcoming years. Our wait-list fills up quickly, so the earlier the better to hold your spot.

Can I sublease my apartment? 
Yes, you can sublet your apartment. Sub-leasees will need to follow the application process.

Are the units furnished?
Units come with a 60” TV mounted in the living room and all appliances including a full-size washer and dryer. Also, the media room units have a fully furnished and equipped media room.

What types of leases are available?
We offer 12-month leases only.

Do you have parking available?
Yes, the Villas on 26th have 3 levels of assigned parking on-site. Parking is $1500 per year. Although we have more spaces than most – parking does fill up fast. Parking for the full term of the lease is due upon move-in.

Do you only accept students?
Students and non-students are welcome as residents.

What about utilities?
Resident pays - Electric, Water, Internet/TV [Uverse and Giga Power available through AT&T]
Villas pays - Trash Service.