Frequently Asked Questions

1. Are pets allowed? I have a budgie that's always kept in his cage.

No, sorry. No pets are allowed even if they are small and always kept in a cage.

2. Do you require a damage deposit? If so, how much is it, when would I have to pay it, and do I get it returned if the apartment is in good order when my lease expires?

Compton Court does require a security deposit which is flexible and dependant upon your application information. Your security deposit will be returned to you within 10 days after the expiry of your lease less any deductions made for outstanding balances owing to the landlord, or cleaning or repairs required.

3. Do you currently have apartments available?

Yes, we do. Contact Compton Court for more detailed information.

4. What utility costs are included in my rent?

Heat and water are included in the rent. We also supply window coverings.

5. What utility or other routine costs are not included in my rent? Can you give me an estimate of how much those costs are, per month?

Depending on what services you want, you could consider the following:

  • Electricity. Depending on how many people live in your suite and the time of year, you can assume a monthly charge between $30 and $80.
  • Phone. Charges start from about $25 a month and increase depending on the phone service you want.
  • Cable TV. Charges start from about $35 a month and increase depending on the service you want.
  • Internet. Charges start from about $25 a month and increase depending on the service you want.
  • Laundry. Each building has laundry facilities and is operated with a smart card. Present costs are $2.25 a wash and $2.00 to dry.

6. What is a Smart Card?

Compton Court tenants can purchase a Smart Card from the office in the amounts of $10.00, $20.00 or $50.00.

7. What are the parking arrangements and the cost for parking?

Outdoor parking for the Cypress is $5.00 per month, all other buildings are $15.00 per month.

8. Is there convenient bus service from Compton Court?

Yes Edmonton Transit (ETS) operates bus routes along 107 Avenue and 111 Avenue (2 blocks away) and there is a direct bus to the U. Of. A. Bus routes are also available on 104 Avenue. For more information, phone bus link at 780-496-1600 for schedules or visit the City Routes Schedules & Maps on the City of Edmonton website. The LRT is nearby.