To be considered for approval, all adults must fully complete a rental application. Any errors, or falsifications may result in denial of an application or terminate the right to occupy the apartment. All applicants must be eighteen (18) years of age or older. All applicants (18 years or older) are required to fill out an individual application.
All information obtained is kept confidential. Approvals are based on a review of the following criteria:
Household income must be at least two (2-2 ½) times the offered monthly rent. If income qualifications cannot be met, a qualified guarantor is acceptable (see below).
Applicant must be employed or provide proof of income. Each applicant must provide written proof of income such as check stubs (two (2) most recent required), offer letter, most recent year’s tax record or three most recent bank account statements (Must be verifiable for a minimum of 6 months).
Attending school will be accepted as an alternative to being employed; therefore, a student may obtain a qualified Guarantor if the income requirement is not met.
Applicants will be screened by a third-party verification service for rental history records.
Applicant with negative rental history may be declined.
An applicant’s criminal history must be checked, so if there is a problem with verification of the criminal history, further review will be required. Applicants with a record of a violent crime(s), including a violent crime felony conviction or deferred adjudication of a felony violent crime, will generally be declined, as subject to an applicant’s right to submit mitigating evidence as described below. This includes any terrorism related convictions. Applicants with a record of a non-violent felony or felonies that have occurred within the past seven (7) years will generally be declined. This includes applicants with a nonviolent felony or felonies conviction or deferred adjudication. Misdemeanors against persons or property, including prostitution and/or drugs, which have occurred within the past five (5) years, will generally be declined. This includes misdemeanor convictions or deferred adjudication. Any person convicted for crimes of a sexual nature, designated as a sexual predator/offender, or under consideration by any court for being declared a sexual predator/offender generally will not be accepted. Our decisions are based on the information provided by a third-party verification service at the time of application. We are not responsible for inaccurate information obtained. If an applicant is denied due to inaccurate information, the applicant must contact the third-party verification service. Applicants must provide all required documentation in order for their application to be reviewed. In the personal statement, Applicant must provide an explanation if any of the required materials cannot be provided or do not apply to them. Applicants are required to provide:
- a personal statement of facts or circumstances surrounding the criminal conduct;
- criminal investigation & court materials (i.e. police reports surrounding the criminal conduct, plea deal documents, trial transcripts, a copy of the judgment, etc.);
- evidence of rehabilitation efforts (i.e. probation records, personal statement from probation officer, evidence of participation in treatment and/or rehabilitation programs, letters of recommendation from verifiable sources such as clergy, employers, counselors, probation officer, enrollment in community college, FED, technical training, or other educational programs, etc.); and
- evidence of good rental history (i.e. rental reference from previous landlords, ledgers showing payment history, length of residency with previous landlords, nonrenewal or notices to vacate from previous landlords, etc.)