student housing in tuscaloosa, al
The Cottages at Lake Tamaha is Tuscaloosa’s only craftsman-style cottage living community offering University of Alabama students luxury rental homes. The Cottages has over 6 football fields of greenspace and overlooks scenic Lake Tamaha. With spacious cottage homes designed with college students in mind, The Cottages has been a favorite off-campus housing option for students in Tuscaloosa.
The Cottages at Lake Tamaha is excited to announce they will be upgrading their amenity spaces in 2023. These upgrades will include an 18 foot viewing screen at the pool to get the best gameday view, tons of new modern furniture in all amenity spaces and a fresh look to keep your stay at The Cottages at Lake Tamaha one-of-a-kind. Not just better, but the best, in Tuscaloosa, AL.
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WHAT IS INCLUDED IN RENT?
Rent includes your individual room and internet.
are utilities included?
Utilities are not included in the base rent, but we do offer a $50 flat rate that covers electricity and water services. Utilities over this $50 is billed through SimpleBills
how much is rent?
Depends on the unit type. You can find our rates on our Floor Plans page.
Do i have to move out over christmas & summer break?
The Cottages at Lake Tamaha does not require our residents to vacate the community during Christmas and summer break. You can stay in your apartment all year.
how long does it take to get approved for housing?
We generally have up to a 48-hour turn around time for all leasing approvals.
are the apartments fully furnished?
All cottages come fully furnished.
Where/how late does the private shuttle run?
Update verbiage to The Crimson Ride comes to The Cottages weekdays from 7am-9pm in 30-minute intervals. We also offer our private shuttle that runs Wednesday-Saturday staring at 9PM
Can i bring my cat or dog?
We are a pet friendly community. An animal addendum, a one time $300 non-refundable pet fee, and $30 monthly pet rent is required
can i use financial aid to qualify to live at the cottages?
We do not accept financial aid, but you can qualify with the Guaranty Waiver Program for students.