Frequently Asked Questions


What are the income and credit qualifications?

You must earn least two and a half times the monthly rent. Credit and criminal background are verified through a third party.

What is acceptable 'proof of income' to sign a lease?

One month worth of paystubs, or last year's filed income tax return if business owner. If you are starting a new job we will accept a signed offer letter on company letterhead.

Is my security deposit totally refundable?

The security deposit is 100% refundable if you return the apartment in clean condition and there are no damages above normal wear and tear.

If I get a job transfer, can I break the lease?

Anyone can break a lease by providing a 60-day written notice and paying a termination fee in accordance with your lease buyout agreement.

Can I change to a month-to-month lease plan after my first year?

Yes a month-to-month fee may apply.

How long is the term of the lease?

The standard term of the lease is 12 months however; you may sign a 3-11 month lease subject to the terms and availability based on your move in date.

Do you accept leases for short terms?

Yes. Please ask your Leasing Professional for details on availability and terms.

Am I required to have renters insurance?


Do you offer furnished apartments?

No, we do not offer furnished apartments; however, please see your Leasing Professional for a referral if you need furnishings for your apartment.

Do you offer corporate apartments?


When is my rent payment due?

Rent is due on the first of every month.

What day of the month am I liable for a late charge?

The 6th day of the month.

Will you accept electronic payments from my bank?


Is there a place where I can pay my rent after office hours?

Yes. Please use our resident portal online.

There is a person who might be staying with me for a while, is that permitted by the lease?

Yes, for up to 10 days, anything over that the lease requires them to be added as a lease holder.

My children live with me in the summer; do I need to notify your office when they arrive?

Yes, they would need to be added as occupants if under the age of 18, and added as lease holders if over the age of 18.

Can I install my satellite dish at my apartment?


Where do I register to Vote?

The local Post Office.

How is your property different from the competition?

The Centerpoint is located in the heart of downtown Baltimore, steps away from the Hippodrome, the Inner Harbor, and close to Johns Hopkins Medical Center, putting your new dream home in the perfect location. Our luxury apartment homes offer breathtaking studios and one- or two-bedroom designs to match your style. Our historic lofts feature hardwood floors, nine-foot ceilings, over-sized windows, exposed brick, and spiral staircases.