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Utah Apartment Community Residents Receive $25,000 Rent Donation

Rent Donation

Digested from “Anonymous donor pays January rent for Newpark Studio tenants”
The Park Record (12/31/15) McNaughton, Angeliqu

Residents of Newark Studios in Park City, Utah — an NAA member — received a special holiday treat last month: An anonymous donor paid for January’s rent for all 38 apartment homes in the affordable-housing community.

Rent varies from $527 to $709 per month for each apartment home, for a total of about $25,000. The donation meant that many residents were able to enjoy their holidays without worrying about how it may affect their ability to pay rent. 

News about the donation was communicated through notices on residents’ doors. The leasing office began receiving calls about 30 minutes after the notices were distributed inquiring about the validity of the free month of rent and whom they could thank for the donation. The donor wished to remain anonymous, however, and simply contacted the leasing office to determine how much rent costs for the entire community and when it needed to be paid.  

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