Resident Selection Criteria

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  1. All adult applicants 18 or older must submit a fully completed, dated and signed residency application and fee. Applicant must provide proof of identity which includes a government issued ID and social security card. A nonrefundable application fee will be required for all adult applicants. Applicant may be required to be approved by a condo/homeowner's association and may have to pay an additional application fee or an additional security or damage deposit.
  2. Applicants must have a combined gross income of at least 2 ½ times the monthly rent. We reserve the right to require a co-signer. A minimum of two years residential rental history is required.
  3. Credit history and or Civil Court Records must not contain slow pays, judgments, eviction filing, collections, liens or bankruptcy within the past 5 years. The owner/agent reserves the right to require additional deposit or decline the applicant.
  4. Self-employed applicants may be required to produce upon request 2 years of tax returns or 1099s and non-employed individuals must provide verifiable proof of income.
  5. All sources of other income must be verifiable if needed to qualify for a rental unit.
  6. Criminal records must contain no convictions for misdemeanors for crimes involving violence, assault or battery, drugs, firearms; felonies within the past seven years and no sexual offenses ever. In the event a record comes back "adjudication withheld", "nolle prosse", or "adjudication deferred", further documentation may be required and applicant may be denied on this basis.
  7. Previous rental history reports from landlords must reflect timely payment, sufficient notice of intent to vacate, no complaints regarding noise, disturbances or illegal activities, no unpaid NSF checks, and no damage to unit or failure to leave the property clean and without damage at time of lease termination.
  8. No pets (with the exception of medically necessary pets for the benefit of the occupant(s)) of any kind are permitted without specific written permission of landlord in the lease document, an addendum to lease, a non-refundable pet fee acceptable to landlord and/or an additional pet deposit or additional security deposit. Fees and deposits are waived for medically necessary pets. Breed restrictions apply.
  9. A minimum non-refundable property preparation fee may be charged at to the Resident(s) at time of leasing the property. It will be used at the end of your lease term to cover any needed cleaning, carpet cleaning and re-keying. Other mandatory minimum fees for cleaning, carpet cleaning, re-keying, etc., may be charged as per the lease. Resident(s) shall still be liable for amounts for damages, cleaning, re- keying, etc., that exceed this non-refundable property preparation fee or minimum fees.
  10. Applicants will be required to pay a security deposit within 72 hours after approval of their rental application in a minimum amount of one month’s rent. We reserve the right to require a higher security deposit and or additional prepaid rent.
  11. The number of occupants must be in compliance with HUD standards/guidelines for the applied for unit.
  12. We may require a holding or good faith 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.
  13. In the event any exceptions to our company's criteria are made it will need to be submitted in writing to the rental agent for presentation to the landlord for consideration. If approval is then given for such exceptions, additional security, co signers, and/or additional advance rent payments may be required.
  14. Our company policy is to report all non-compliance with terms of your rental agreement or failure to pay rent, or any amounts owed to the credit bureau and/or a collection agency and if the amount is disputed, it shall be reported as disputed in accordance with law.

This information has been provided by:
LAW OFFICES OF HEIST, WEISSE & DAVIS, P.A. 1-(800)-253-8428