Maa South Lamar, Austin

S Lamar Blvd, Austin, 78704, United States
per month
2.1 mi from City Center
( 41m. 17m. 9m)
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St. Edward's University | 1.7 mi
Austin Community College | 2.0 mi
game room
Bark Park
Google Fiber
swimming pool
24/hr Fitness Center
E.V. Charging Station

About the Property

Post South Lamar is one of the most popular and lavish student housing in Austinproviding students with a truly exceptional experience. Present near Alamo Drafthouse Cinema Theater, you will find a wide range of stylish studios, one & two bed-baths apartments. St Edward's University is at a 6-minute distance and Austin Community College is also nearby to the property that makes it a great student housing in Austin. 


Post South Lamar also offers students some of the largest bedrooms available to rent in Austin. High-speed Wi-fi throughout the building and all utility bills are included in the rent. Post South Lamar has some of the most amazing social spaces including chic modern furniture, quartz countertops, stainless steel appliances, plank vinyl flooring, in-unit laundry, premium views and so much more to balance your errands and academic life in the Austin student housing options. This property is not only spacious but also perfect for University students. Along with amazing amenities included in the bills, the staff here is very accommodating and helpful. The 24*7 assistance gives you a comfortable student life. Security services and CCTV makes your stay safe and secure. The peaceful surroundings and lively study room helps you in your studies. 

Location and What's Hot?

There are many Austin restaurants and bars in this popular area near Post South Lamar, including Uchi, The Austin Beer Garden Brewing Co. Umlauf Scluputre Garden & Museum is also near from the student accommodation. Many cities' retail and entertainment districts are located near this and another popular road known as South Lamar Boulevard. 


Furthermore, you can hop onto a train from Austin Central Train Station or catch a bus from 1414 Lamar/Cinco Bus Stop which is only a short walk away from the property and Austin Cab Company Taxi Service is also present nearby the student housing. In all, Post South Lamar student housing provides the best housing experience, to keep the right balance of study and social life. 

Pet policy

At MAA, we understand that pets are an important part of your family. That's why we work hard to make your pet feel as welcome in their new home as you do with no breed restrictions! Many of our communities are pet friendly and offer an array of amenities catered specifically to your furry friends, like pet washing stations and dog parks. 

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Common Amenities
Bark Park
24/hr Fitness Center
Google Fiber
E.V. Charging Station
Poolside alfresco style kitchen

Frequently Asked Questions

How is MAA handling tours during the pandemic?

MAA has added virtual tours and self-guided tours in addition to in person with a leasing agent in order to ensure that you feel comfortable as you tour our communities. You can choose the way you want to tour each community by making a choice on the “Tour Your Way” page.

Do you have online tours available?

Yes, we do offer virtual tours through Click on the “Tour Your Way” button on the community page and follow the instructions to request a virtual tour.

Can I drop by a leasing office in person?

Yes, although we recommend calling first to make sure an agent is there to meet you. You can find contact information for each property on our website.

How can I search for available apartments?

It’s as easy as starting with the city where you want to live or currently live! Just select your city and you’ll see all available communities that MAA has to offer in the area. Next, you will be able to choose from the map or click on a community link.

How do I set up an appointment online?

Once you’ve chosen a community, click on the “Tour Your Way” button to request a tour. You can set up a time to talk with an agent or ask for additional information to be emailed or sent via text message.

Can I search by city or neighborhood?

Good news, yes! You just need to start your search with a city first, and then find the area or neighborhood you want on the map.

What cities does MAA have communities in?

MAA has communities in a large number of cities and states. For a full list of communities, click here

How do I apply to rent an apartment from MAA?

When you’re ready to apply, click on the Apply Now button to begin the application process. Follow the instructions to fill out the application and hit submit when you’re ready. You can also return to your application by clicking on the Resident Login button if you don’t complete your application on your first attempt.

What types of units does MAA offer?

MAA has units that range from studios to townhomes to high rises. Take a look at the communities you're interested in on our site to find available units.

How can I compare apartments if I’m looking at a couple of different communities?

Use our comparison tool to take a side by side look at communities you’re interested in. Look for the comparison link on community pages to add the ones you’re interested in.  Property Comparison

Are pets allowed at MAA communities?

Most of our communities are pet friendly and offer an array of amenities catered to pets, like pet washing stations and Bark Parks. Check out community pages for pet policies or learn more by visiting: or by visiting the community you’ve selected. 

What kinds of pet facilities do your communities have?

Some of our communities have dog wash stations, while others feature Bark Parks and other dog walking amenities. Please refer to the community page you’re interested in for a full list of pet amenities.

Does MAA require an additional pet deposit?

Depending on the community, there may be an additional deposit required. Please either contact the community directly or check out the community page on our site. You can find this information under Leasing Info on the Available Apartments page.

How do I apply for an apartment?

Once you choose your apartment, click on the Apply Now button next to the unit you’d like to apply for to begin the application process. Then you just need to follow the instructions to submit your secured application online.

How much is the security deposit?

Please contact the MAA community you’ve chosen to get more information as security deposits vary by community.

What are MAA’s lease terms?

Lease terms are generally 12 months, but each community has their own lease terms. Please contact the community you’re interested in for more information.

Can I apply online?

Yes! Simply click on the Apply Now button on the community page you’re interested in and then it’s as easy as following the instructions.

How long does it take for an application to be processed?

In general, you should hear from a leasing agent within 48 hours, but please note, processing times can be different from community to community.

What if I’m not ready to apply?

No problem. If you need more information before submitting an application, you can email us your questions, give us a call or stop by one of our communities. Our pricing does change based on availability and submitting your application locks in the rate you see online.

Does MAA require renter’s insurance?

Please contact the community you’re interested in for more details on renter’s insurance.

Does MAA offer furnished apartments?

MAA does offer furnished corporate apartments.

What kinds of amenities do MAA communities have?

We have great amenities! MAA communities have a wide range of amenities, from swimming pools to pet wash stations to playgrounds to fitness centers.

Do all MAA communities have fitness centers?

We know how important health and wellness is to our residents and, while most communities do have fitness centers, some do not. Please refer to the property page you’re looking at for a list of available amenities, or contact the property directly.

Does MAA have any storage available at communities?

Some of our communities have storage units available. Please refer to the community page on this site for more information or contact the community you’re interested in for more information.

Do all MAA communities have laundry centers and/or in-unit washer/dryer?

Depending on the community, there may be either a laundry center OR in-unit washer and dryer. Please contact the community you’re interested in for more information.

Do all MAA communities have covered parking available?

Some MAA communities have covered parking. Please refer to the community page for a full list of amenities or, contact the community directly for more information.

Does MAA have any Smart home features?

Yes, some communities feature smart technology to assist residents with things like unlocking a door via our mobile app, turning on and off lights, and adjusting the temperature in your home.

What is MAA’s sustainability policy?

MAA is committed to the vision of sustainability and have established practices in the areas of environmental stewardship, social responsibility as part of that commitment.

Do MAA communities have on site recycling available?

Many of our communities have on site recycling. Please refer to the community page that you’re interested in for a full list of amenities or contact the community directly for more information.

Does MAA have a water conservation policy?

MAA is dedicated to the more efficient use of our natural resources. We employ smart irrigation practices in many at most of our communities. These include implementing weather-based control systems, low-flow irrigation devices and the use of reclaimed and well water. We also use drought-tolerant plant material in our landscaping that requires less water and incorporate hardscaping to reduce turf area. Our highest irrigation use properties undergo annual efficiency audits. Since 2012, we have saved almost 100 million gallons in our landscaping program as a result of our conservation efforts. Many of our communities install low-flow plumbing fixtures in our kitchens and baths and we monitor community water use throughout the year to spot opportunities for improvement.

Does MAA recycle building or renovation materials?

MAA has established partnerships to recycle discarded carpeting as we update properties. We continue to look for opportunities to expand our efforts in this area including donating used appliances and model furniture to our corporate charity The Open Arms Foundation. In 2019, the sale from these donations topped $35,000 will all proceeds benefitting the Open Arms program.

Can residents pay rent online?

Yes – by going to the Resident Login in the main navigation bar of the site. Residents can log in to pay rent plus request services and get community updates.

How do residents find out news and updates about their MAA community?

Every community handles resident communication independently, but a good place to start is the MAA site and the Resident Login portal. Not only can residents pay rent online, they can submit and track service requests, check out online deals, and stay connected to news and events in their community.

Can residents make service requests online?

Yes, via the Resident Login on the MAA site. Once a resident logs in, they have the ability to make service requests or send other communication to their community managers. This varies from community to community and new features are being planned for the future.

What is MAA’s partnership with Open Arms?

The Open Arms Foundation is the corporate charity of MAA and the heart of our company. Its mission is to provide a home away from home for people who must travel for medical treatment. 
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Students seeking Austin student housing will find a wealth of options that cater to different preferences and budgets. The student housing in Austin guarantees proximity to these institutions and is designed to provide comfort, convenience, and a sense of community. Whether within the energetic
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Best Student Housing in Austin

Finding the perfect Austin student housing is fundamental for those venturing into the bustling cityscape for educational pursuits. The advantages of Austin student housing options are manifold, propelling students towards a lifestyle that blends flexibility, affordability, and community-centric living. Independent living quarters like ensuite rooms, student halls, and studio apartments cultivate a sense of autonomy. Austin student housing is diverse, reflecting the city's spirit, with options ranging from luxurious studio spaces to comfortable shared apartments. Below is a carefully curated list of top student housing in Austin TX, each offering unique qualities and amenities designed to complement the student lifestyle

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Understanding the cost of living in Austin is crucial for students planning their budgets and lifestyles while studying in this city. With an eclectic mix of music, tech, and educational opportunities, Austin offers a unique experience for students—but it also comes with its own financial considerations. The average expected monthly cost of living in Austin ranges around $1500 - $2500, greatly influenced by choices in housing, entertainment, and transportation. Ensuring a grasp on these expenses is key to a fulfilling student life in Austin, known for its warmth not just in climate but also in culture.

1. Food & Groceries - $300-$600
2. Transportation - $50-$100
3. Utilities (including Internet) - $100-$150
4. Clothing - $50-$100
5. Sports & Leisure - $50-$100

Student Travel in Austin

When settling into student accommodation in Austin, one of the essentials to figure out is the student travel near the heart of the city. Whether you're commuting to classes, exploring, or simply running errands, the city's transportation system has got you covered.

The following are the primary modes of student-friendly transport in Austin:

1. Buses
Operated by Capital Metro, Austin's bus system is extensive and reliable, with routes covering the city and the suburbs. The frequency of buses can vary from every 15 minutes to every hour, depending on the route and time of day, most serving key Austins student housing. As a student, you can take advantage of reduced fares, which generally cost around $1 - $2 for a single ride, with the option to purchase a Day Pass for approx $2.50. Moreover, a 7-day pass or a 31-day pass can be used for continuous travel, making it a convenient and cost-effective choice for daily commuters.

2. MetroRail
The MetroRail offers comfortable and efficient travel between Downtown Austin and the suburbs. With trains running approximately every 30 minutes during peak times, it's a popular mode of transport among students staying at Austin student apartments. Standard fares for MetroRail are around $3 - $4 for a single ride, with Day Passes available for about $7 - $9. Weekly and monthly passes are also available, offering unlimited rides, perfect for regular travel to and from your Austin student housing.

3. Cycling
You can either use your own bike or take advantage of Austin's bike-share program. Costs for bike-sharing vary, but it's an affordable option with a pay-as-you-ride system, typically around $1.00 to unlock and then a few cents per minute thereafter. One can even conveniently store their cycles in most Austin student housing.

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Universities in Austin

Austin is a city filled with various universities, and these colleges make Austin a fascinating option for students. Amber also offers student housing options near many universities in Austin, like UT Austin student housing! Some famous universities in Austin include

1. Austin Community College
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3. University of Texas

4. Concordia University Texas

5. The Art Institute of Austin

6. Texas State Technical College

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