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Frequently Asked
  • To begin the Application Process, please read the Application Instruction Sheet found on the Online Forms page of the website.

  • This form will have to be signed at the bottom and returned to us along with the other items listed.

  • Please contact us at [email protected] or 309.454.2338 ext 504 for further details on how to provide the required documents.

Residential requirements are as follows:

For all residential units 620+ credit score.

No judgements, bankruptcies, or collections during the past two years (excluding medical debt).

No felonies within the past 7 years.

Income Verification: Gross monthly income must be equal to or greater than 3x the rent amount.

  • Security Deposit amounts vary based on the apartment.  
  • Please consult with a Leasing Agent to find out the Security Deposit owed for the particular unit you are interested in.
  • You will need to have been qualified through our Application Process before signing a lease.
  • Once qualified, you will be contacted by a Leasing Agent to discuss dates and details. The lease will then be sent to your email through DocuSign to be signed electronically.
  • The Leasing Agent will then instruct you on how to pay the security deposit.

The application fee covers our cost to run your Credit History and Criminal Background Check. This fee is non-refundable.

  • Some of our Residential Properties do allow pets.
  • If you are curious if the building you live in, or are interested in renting, allows pets, please contact a Residential Leasing Agent at [email protected].
  • They will tell you if your building allows pets, and if so, what the restrictions are.
  • There are fees and paperwork associated with pets.
  • Please contact us PRIOR to bringing a pet into your home. 

Unless your lease states otherwise, rent is due on the first of the month and will be assessed a 10% fee if paid after the first.

When looking to terminate your lease early, please contact a Residential Leasing Agent to explain your options. You may not sublet your unit without prior written consent from Young America.

To schedule a Residential Apartment Showing, please contact our office via:

  1. Calling (309) 454-2338 ext 504
  2. Emailing a Leasing Agent Directly at: [email protected]
  3. Submitting the "Contact Us" form on the website


You will meet a Residential Leasing Agent at the particular property you are interested in seeing.

Showings typically take anywhere from 10-30 minutes depending on how many properties you choose to view.

Please browse our website to view apartment availability. You can also contact a Residential Leasing Agent at [email protected] to further assist you.

Renters insurance is required as per the terms of the lease agreement. See below for options on renters insurance.


How to sign up for coverage through FolioGuard


How to submit proof of 3rd party renters insurance


Please click the link below for more information and FAQ's on Renters Insurance.


Renters Insurance FAQ's

2023 Student Move Out Information

Unless your lease states otherwise, move out is May 13th, 2023!

All keys must be returned to our office no later than 12:00 PM.


 Please click the link below for more information!


Student Move Out Information

Early Move In Information

Early Move In Day will occur on Monday, May 15th 2023 at the Circus Room in the Bone Student Center!


Please click the link below for more information!


Early Move In Information

24 Hours Left to Apply!

All Early Move In applications must be submitted by Friday, May 5th at 12:00 PM!


To download the EMI application, please click below, or, stop by our office!


Download EMI Form

Student Move In Occurs 6/7!

Student Move In will occur on Wednesday, June 7th, 2023!

(12 payment leases only)


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Student Move In

Front Street Living

Bloomington's Premier Downtown Living


201 E. Front Street


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Festival YA is Today!



Join us in celebrating the return to campus at Kensington Suites (216 W. Mulberry) from 11-3!


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Festival YA Coming Soon...

Join us on Tuesday, August 29th from 11AM-3PM at Kensington Suites (216 W. Mulberry) for Festival YA!


We will be giving away TONS of prizes, including... $750 CASH. 


See you there!

Renewal Period Is Here!

From September 1st to September 21st, Young America residents have the exclusive opportunity to renew their apartment for the 2024-25 school year!


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Open Leasing Coming Soon!

Leasing for the 2024-25 school year will open to the general public on Wednesday, October 4th!


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Offices Closed 11/23-11/25

Our Student and Residential offices will be closed Thursday, November 23rd through Saturday, November 25th for the holiday. We will re-open on Monday, November 29th at 8:30am!

Security Deposit Special!

$300 off your security deposit!*


*offer valid for approved applicants with no conditions. Must move in by 2/23/24.

Emergency Maintenance

With extreme cold expected today and throughout the week, please call 309-823-0179 if you are in need of emergency maintenance.


For all non-emergency maintenance, please login to your resident portal and submit a maintenance request.

Welcome Transfer Students!

Young America wishes you the best of luck as you start your new journey at ISU!


Please call 309-454-2338, or email [email protected], if you are still in need of housing for the 2024-25 school year!

Move Out is This Saturday!



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Early Move In Key Pickup

Early Move In key pickup begins today at the Bone Student Center!

Keys will be available to pick up from 8:30 AM to 4:00 PM!


For Current YA Residents, keys can be picked up starting at 8:30 AM. For NEW YA Residents, keys can be picked up starting at 10:30 AM.

Move In Information

If you took an Early Move In, please be sure that you have submitted your Move In Inspection.


To submit your move in inspection, please click the button below!


2024 Move In Inspection

June 4th Move In

June Move-In will occur on Tuesday, June 4th at our student office located at 311 S. Main Street, Normal, IL.

Please refer to your 24-25 lease to verfiy your move in date.