Frequently Asked Questions
Learn more about what living life at The Link is like. We’ve answered some of the questions we get asked the most.
› How do I apply for an apartment?
Our online application is easy and only takes 15 minutes to complete. Start by creating your account. If you do not meet our creditor requirements, you might be asked to provide a guarantor when signing your lease. If you have any questions about policies, availability, and pricing, don’t hesitate to contact our leasing office.
› Will I need a cosigner for my lease?
At The Link Evanston, we don’t require cosigners for our leases. Instead, we require guarantors. Learn about guarantors below.
› What is a guarantor?
A guarantor is a third party outside of a tenant and a landlord that ensures the timely, full payment of rent. Usually, these are financially stable individuals close to The Link Evanston residents.
› Do apartments come furnished?
The Link Evanston partners with furniture rental company Inhabitr to provide furnished floor plans in varying configurations. You can also build your own furniture package. Contact our leasing team today for more information.
› What floor plans are available?
The Link Evanston offers a variety of floor plans, whether you’re looking for a solo space or room for you and your crew. Check out the floor plans we offer below:
• Studio, 1 bathroom
• 1 bedroom, 1 bathroom
• 2 bedroom, 2 bathroom
• 3 bedroom, 3 bathroom
› Is parking available?
Of course. We have ample secure, covered parking for the exclusive use of The Link Evanston residents. To discuss getting your personal parking spot, contact our leasing office. Spaces are limited and leased on a first-come, first-served basis, so be sure to call to inquire about a parking spot today.
› Does The Link Evanston have security?
The Link Evanston puts your security first. We have a state-of-the-art security system that includes electronic fob access to all entrances throughout our building and constant video surveillance. We also equip apartments with the Butterfly MX video doorbell system that connects directly to your mobile device for added security.
› Are pets allowed?
Absolutely! You and your furry friends are more than welcome to come call The Link Evanston home. Please ask a leasing agent how you can register your pet!
› Where does my mail go?
Each unit at our apartments in Evanston has its own mailbox in the mailroom at the entrance of the building. All mail for the entire unit will be delivered there. If a package doesn’t fit in the mailbox, it will be delivered to our leasing office.
› Where do I pay my rent?
We make things easy with our online Resident Portal. Paying rent is done completely online and can even be automated. When you become a resident, you’ll create an account to access your Resident Portal, where you’ll see an option in the dashboard to pay your rent each month.
› How do I make a maintenance request?
The Resident Portal is where you can also go to submit maintenance requests. You can see a log of the maintenance requests you’ve submitted and the status of each. You can navigate to the maintenance tab in the portal, or you can simply press the “Submit Maintenance Request” button on the homepage of the dashboard.
› Who has access to the amenities?
The amenities at our apartments in Evanston are available exclusively to residents and their guests – it’s one of the lavish perks of living The Link Evanston.
› What utilities are included with rent?
When you pay rent at The Link Evanston, you’re getting more than just an apartment. You’re getting access to a wealth of amenities unlike anything else in Evanston, Illinois. Your utility package, however, will be separate from your rent. This package includes utilities like water, sewer, trash, snow removal, cable, and blazing-fast WiFi. Electricity is billed separately to each resident each month.