Rental Applicant Criteria

Rental Application Requirements and Criteria

To assure our neighbors of a well-maintained community, as well as enjoyable neighbors, we require that all prospective residents meet the following qualifying criteria when completing the rental application:

Applicants must be employed or have verification of income. We require monthly gross income to be at least three times the monthly rental rate. If income from employment is the primary source of income, a minimum of six months at the same place of employment must be verified. Self-employment will require the applicant’s previous year’s tax return as income verification. Income other than wages from employment such as tips, commissions, school subsidies, or allowances from parents will require notarized verification. An applicant that is not currently employed must provide proof of funds (current bank statement), which will equal full term of the lease agreement.

Applicants must have a minimum of one-year verifiable rental history. Verifiable rental history for a period of at least 12 months, in which all the lease terms have been satisfactorily fulfilled, is required. Negative rental history, eviction or outstanding monies owned to previous landlord are unacceptable. If applicant owned a home, applicant must furnish all mortgage information. If applicant has no prior verifiable rental history, an additional security deposit up to a full month’s rent will be required.

Applicants must physically reside in the apartment for which he/she is applying. Applicant must live in the rental unit and must disclose all persons who will be occupying the unit. All persons under the age of 21 are subject to background checks prior to occupancy. All persons 18 years and over must be a leaseholder and qualify for the unit with the applicant.

Credit history for a two-year period prior to this application will be evaluated. Lack of credit history as well as discharged bankruptcies is acceptable. Negative credit history, other than not fulfilling terms of a lease contract, will be considered provided there are more positive accounts than negative accounts. Credit score must be 600 or above.

A criminal background check will be done on all applicants and any occupant 18 years or older. No felony convictions within the past five years will be accepted. No misdemeanor convictions against persons or property, prostitution, or drug related offenses will be accepted.
If you are inquiring about a rental unit, occupancy limits have been established per unit size. Maximum number of persons allowed is as follows with no more than 3 unrelated adults per rental or duplex in either a two or three bedroom floor plan:

Studio/Efficiency – no more than 2 persons
One Bedroom – no more than 2 persons
Two Bedroom – no more than 4 persons
Three Bedroom – no more than 6 person

In order to view a rental home you must show a form of identification. Your driver’s license or an alternative second form of identification will be photocopied. Please have identification with you.

We do business in accordance with the Federal Fair Housing Law, we do not discriminate against any person because of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, familial status or disability.

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