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UF Student Apartment Review: Liv+ (Updated for 2024)

By Gavin

The hunt for the right student housing in Gainesville can be difficult. As a student at UF, I know it can be hard to learn about so many different apartments and decide where you want to live.

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At Sweetwater, the full suite of amenities and diverse floor plans make for a great student housing option, but we know it’s important to look at many different places before making a final decision.

That’s why we’ve created this review of Liv+, another popular student housing option in Gainesville.

Liv+: UF Apartment Review

Liv+ Building

Liv+ located on 13th St. Photo courtesy of Liv+.

The Basics

Before getting into specifics, here are some quick facts about Liv+:

Address: 1900 SW 13th St.

Neighborhood: South 13th St.

Year built: 2020

Number of beds: 618

Number of rooms: 235

Number of stories: 4


Liv+ is located south of UF campus on 13th Street, about a mile from the heart of UF campus. The location makes it easy to drive anywhere, and there’s a CVS Pharmacy and a Steak n’ Shake nearby, so a late-night snack is never far away.

Most students who live at Liv+ choose to take the bus, ride a scooter or bike to class because of the distance from campus.

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Liv+ has a large parking garage for residents. At the time of publication, there was no information on Liv+’s website about what they charge for parking.

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Liv+ Courtyard Pool

Liv+ has a courtyard with a pool and plenty of lounge chairs. Photo courtesy of Liv+.

Liv+ offers many outdoor amenities, including an outside fitness center, a pool and clubhouse, and a dog park. Indoor amenities include study lounges on every floor, an automated package system, an indoor fitness center and a game room.

The indoor and outdoor fitness centers are complete with new equipment and Fitness On Demand.

Liv+ has 24/7 on-site management that can help residents at any time, plus on-call maintenance.

Pricing and Floor Plans

Liv+ offers a variety of floor plans including:

  • Studio
  • One bedroom: 1×1
  • Two bedroom: 2×2
  • Three bedroom: 3×3
  • Four bedroom: 4×4
  • Five bedroom: 5×5
  • Six bedroom: 6×6

At the time of publication on December 2023, rates for 2024 – 2025 at Liv+ range from the $1,000s to over $1,200 per person, per month, depending on unit type. All rates are subject to change. You can find current availability and pricing on Liv+’s floor plans page.

Each unit is fully furnished and comes with stainless steel appliances and in-unit washers and dryers. Some units have balconies that overlook the outdoor courtyard and pool, but these units are more expensive.

Liv+ allows residents to have pets and charges residents a pet deposit of $150, pet fee of $150 and a monthly charge of $25, as of December 2023.

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We hope that this review of Liv+ helped you in your search for the right student housing for you. If you have any questions about student housing options near UF or would like to know more about Sweetwater, please contact our leasing staff who would be happy to help you in your apartment search.

Originally published 7/19/2022. Last updated 12/1/2023.


Gavin is the Leasing Manager at Sweetwater. He is a junior at UF majoring in Sports Management.

December 01, 2023

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