RESIDENT APPLICATION CRITERIA
*Applicants must provide a copy of a valid state-issued photo identification card or a driver's license.*
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: All adult applicants 18 or older must submit a fully completed, dated and signed residency application and fee. A non-refundable application fee of $40 will be required for all adult applicants. Fee will be collected using Paypal.
INCOME: Applicants must have a combined household income of at least three times the monthly rent. We reserve the right to require a co-signer. A minimum of two years of residential history is required. Self-employed applicants are required to produce, upon request, two years of tax returns or 1099s. Non-employed individuals must provide proof of income. All sources of other income must be verifiable if needed to qualify for a rental unit.
CREDIT REPORTING: In the event of non-compliance with the terms of your rental agreement or failure to pay rent as agreed, we reserve the right to report these issues to any or all of the various credit reporting agencies. This is a company policy.
BACKGROUND CHECK: Criminal records must contain no convictions for felonies within the past seven years and no sexual offenses ever. In the event a record comes back "adjudication withheld" further documentation may be required and applicant may be denied on this basis.
RENTAL/MORTGAGE HISTORY: Previous rental/mortgage history must reflect timely payment, sufficient notice of intent to vacate, no complaints regarding noise, disturbance or illegal activities, no unpaid NSF checks, and no damage to unit or failure to leave the property clean and without damage at the time of lease termination.
PET POLICY: No pets (with the exception of medically necessary pets in which case, a physician's note is required) of any kind are permitted without specific written permission of AGENT in the lease documents, an addendum to the lease, a non-refundable pet fee acceptable to the owner/agent and/or additional pet deposit and/or additional monthly pet rent. Pet rents are established on a per property basis. Pet rent and deposits are waived for medically necessary pets.
HOLDING DEPOSIT: Applicants will be required to pay, via certified funds (no personal checks accepted), a holding deposit equal to 100% of one month’s rent within twenty-four (24) hours of being notified of acceptance or the dwelling will not be reserved for the approved applicant. We reserve the right to require an additional deposit and/or additional prepaid rent. We require this holding deposit to be collected to hold a property off the market. In the event the application is approved and applicant fails to enter into a lease, the applicant shall forfeit this deposit. In the event the application is approved, this deposit shall be applied to the required security deposit.
LIQUID FURNITURE: Liquid furniture, (i.e.: water beds), is acceptable provided that the home is structurally safe for the weight and the applicant provides proof of insurance naming the owner as beneficiary of any claim paid. The applicant will be responsible for 100% of any repairs and or replacements that are caused by liquid furniture malfunctions or abuse.
OCCUPANCY REQUIREMENTS: The number of occupants must be in compliance with HUD standards and guidelines for the applied for unit. The standards are as follows:
No more than 2 persons may occupy a 1 bedroom dwelling.
No more than 4 persons may occupy a 2 bedroom dwelling.
No more than 6 persons may occupy a 3 bedroom dwelling.
No more than 8 persons may occupy a 4 bedroom dwelling.
NO VERBAL AGREEMENTS: Any exceptions to our criteria must be submitted in writing to the owner/agent for consideration. If approval is then given for such exceptions, additional security, co-signers and/or additional advance rent payments may be required. No verbal agreements will be executed or honored. Any agreements must be in writing and signed by both parties.