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Check out our answers to the following FAQs – from submitting your application to learning more about resident life.

Amenities & Floor Plans

Our conveniently located apartments come with home features for modern South Austin living. Enjoy homes equipped with Google Fiber, full-size washer and dryer sets, granite countertops, and more. Take a look at all of our upscale amenities and home features in our photo gallery.

Yes! Cortland Southpark Terraces features two 24/7 fitness centers with free group classes.
Yes, Cortland Southpark Terraces is pet-friendly and has a large, leash-free bark park and green space.
Our Southpark Meadows apartment community offers 1, 2, and 3-bedroom apartments. Choose between multiple layouts with different amenity packages to find your perfect fit.

A resident clubhouse is a social hub and entertainment space for Cortland Southpark Terraces residents. Our Frisco apartment community has three clubhouses for you to relax in with friends and fellow residents, with features like movie theaters, a pool table, a golf simulator, and much more. Feel a sense of community socializing or attending events in our resident clubhouses.

Cortland Southpark Terraces has partnered with Spruce to offer residents discounted housekeeping services. You can choose from 3 levels of cleaning, to which Spruce's professionals will tidy up your home, or ask for a Move Out Cleaning. Spruce's professional housekeepers can do everything from loading your dishwasher and sweeping/vacuuming your floors to watering your plants and folding your laundry.

Explore more of Cortland Southpark Terraces through our photo gallery!


Cortland Southpark Terraces is located at 10101 S 1st St, Austin, TX 78748. Explore a world of opportunity in South Austin. Our South Austin apartment community offers convenience to the Southpark Meadows, Onion Creek, and South Congress neighborhoods.
Convenient access to I-35 gives residents an easy commute to local employers including Google Austin, Under Armour, Oracle, Austin ISD, St. David's Hospital, Yeti, and more.
Cortland Southpark Terraces residents attend Austin ISD.
Cortland Southpark Terraces is located about 10 miles from the Austin-Bergstrom International Airport (AUS).
Cortland Southpark Terraces is located seven miles from St. Edward's University and 11 miles from UT Austin.

Cortland Southpark Terraces is about 10 miles from the lively Downtown Austin area.

Onion Creek Greenbelt is about a 6-mile drive from Cortland Southpark Terraces; however, the Slaughter Creek at Twin Oaks Greenbelt is just a 0.5-mile drive from our Southpark apartments.

Austin is known for its eclectic vibes and live music scene. The Texas state capital is home to Formula One's Circuit of the Americas raceway, the host of various concerts and the U.S. Grand Prix. Take a day and join one of the many boat tours, soak up the sun at Zilker Metropolitan Park, stroll along Lady Bird Lake, or enjoy an exhibit at the Blanton Museum of Art.

When the day is over, Austin residents love coming home to our South 1st Street apartments. Schedule your tour of Cortland Southpark Terraces today!

Mary Moore Searight Metropolitan Park is over 300 acres of outdoor fun and adventure! Activities to be done in this park can include hiking, disc golf, horseback riding, picking up a soccer game, and more.

After your day connecting with nature, you can unwind in our Frontage Road apartments with scenic views at Cortland Southpark Terraces.


Yes, Cortland conducts a third-party screening that looks at credit history, rental history, and criminal background. The screening does not have specific credit score criteria but does flag items such as recent evictions, bankruptcies, felonies, and monies owed to previous landlords. In addition to the screening, we ask for proof of gross monthly income that is at least three (3) times the rental rate. You can visit our Resident Qualification Criteria page for more information.

Yes, Cortland accepts guarantors. Guarantors must also complete an application for residency, undergo screening, and meet our resident qualification criteria.

Security deposits are refundable contingent upon any damage to the apartment home beyond normal wear and tear. Please check your lease agreement for details about our security deposit requirements.

We do offer alternative options for paying your security deposit through our partnership with Jetty. Jetty Deposit lets you make a low monthly payment (or a one-time payment) instead of a traditional cash deposit. To learn more about how Jetty Deposit works and how to sign up, visit jetty.com/cortland.

We do run special offers from time to time. Please check the homepage on our website, our Google posts, or contact our team to find out about any current specials.

We require residents to have renters insurance with at least $300,000 liability coverage. While we encourage all residents to have renters insurance through the provider of their own choice, we also offer the option of enrolling in our Liability Only Protection Program. Liability Only Protection provides a low-cost alternative to satisfy the minimum liability requirement in your lease for only $15/month; however, it’s important to note that this option is not renters insurance and does not provide coverage for personal belongings. Please ask our community team for more details.

Resident Life

Yes, we are a pet-friendly apartment community. We love our Cortland pets! We require all pets to be registered with our community, and certain pet fees may apply. Please ask our community team for more details about our pet policies.

While we are a pet-friendly apartment community and love our resident pets, certain aggressive breeds, including mixed breeds, are restricted at all Cortland communities. We do not allow the following aggressive breeds/mixes at our communities, including, but not limited to Rottweiler, Chow, Presa Canario, Doberman, Akita, Pit Bulls (Also known as American Staffordshire Terrier, Staffordshire Bull Terrier, or Bull Terrier).

We generally welcome any pets you’d find at your local pet store to join you in your home. Any animals that aren’t cats or dogs need to stay in a cage or tank. Aquarium tanks over 50 gallons are prohibited, and non-domestic animals are not allowed. Note: Registered service and assistance animals are not subject to the same restrictions under our pet policies. Please ask our community team for more details about our pet policies and any additional restrictions.

Yes, you can reach our team anytime to place a routine or emergency service request by calling our 24/7 service hotline, which you can find on the Residents page. If you call outside of office hours, our on-call service associate will be on hand to address requests that qualify as an emergency.

If you experience excessive noise from a neighbor or outside our community quiet hours, please contact our community team so we can help address your concerns. If you ever feel like a neighbor’s safety is at risk, please call 911.

You can make certain changes, like painting walls and hanging wall art, to reflect your personal style while still complementing the rest of your community and protecting your security deposit. Please check your lease agreement or ask our community team about specific decorating policies.

Our lease agreement gives the community team the right to enter a resident’s apartment home at any time. However, we try to make residents aware of any scheduled inspections or any need to enter their home at least 24 hours in advance. In the case of an emergency, like a leak, Cortland has the right to enter without advanced notice to prevent further damage to the apartment home or community.

Rent/Lease Agreement

Rent is due on the first of each month.

You can pay rent online through our Cortland+ resident portal and mobile app. We accept the following payment methods:

  • E-check: ACH (e-check) is accepted with no additional fees.
  • Credit cards: Master Card, Visa, Discover, and AMEX are accepted for an additional fee. Master Card, AMEX, and Discover card transactions charge a service fee of 2.95% of the transaction amount, while Visa transactions charge a service fee of 2.95% of the resident’s monthly lease amount.
  • eMoney Order: Payments made using eMoney Order are accepted for an additional fee. You can request a payment coupon to make a payment using eMoney order through your Cortland+ portal.

Yes, please check your lease agreement for more information about our late fee policies.

Yes, our early termination policy is defined in your lease agreement. However, there are some exceptions to this through our guarantees. Please visit our Live Easy Guarantees page for more information.

No, we do not permit short-term renting or subletting of any sort in our community. Homestay services such as Airbnb or VRBO are also prohibited.