Resident qualification criteria



A household gross income of three times the monthly rent among the two highest earners.

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A credit report will be completed on all applicants to determine rental eligibility and security deposit. Security deposit levels may vary based on results.

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Rental history

Prior evictions and outstanding debt or judgment to a former landlord may result in automatic denial of the application.

Criminal history

A criminal background check will be completed for each applicant.

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Applicants must be 18 years of age or older, unless deemed an adult under applicable law.
  • An application must be completed for each occupant 18 years of age or older and all individuals deemed an adult under applicable law regardless of age.
  • A non-refundable application fee, if applicable, must be paid by each applicant before an application will be processed.
  • An application does not constitute a lease agreement or offer to lease. No lease shall exist unless and until landlord and applicant execute a lease agreement and applicant pays all required funds.
  • Falsification of any information on an application may result in automatic denial. If an applicant is denied for falsifying paperwork, landlord may retain all deposits and fees paid.
  • Home details on Landlord’s website are offered for illustrative purposes only. Actual home details may vary. Applicant should verify all information before lease execution.
  • Applications may be denied if verification cannot be obtained, and some results may require further verification.
  • Open bankruptcies will result in automatic denial.
  • Some credit results may require further verification.
Criminal History
  • We will not deny an applicant solely on the basis of arrests or pending criminal actions.
  • We will assess risk posed to persons or property based on the type, circumstances, and severity of the crime; the length of time that has passed; the age of the applicant at the time; and evidence of rehabilitation efforts.
  • Convictions for the manufacture or distribution of a controlled substance will result in automatic denial.
  • Applicants may petition for reconsideration by providing additional information.
  • All applicants must present a valid government-issued ID.
  • Non-citizens may need to present documentation demonstrating their right to residency through lease term.
Income verification
Employed applicants will be asked to produce pay stubs for the past four consecutive weeks or, if paid monthly, for the last two consecutive months. Additional sources of income may be accepted. Employed applicants’ employment and income may be verified by accessing an online employment database.
Additional income
Additional legal sources of verifiable income may be accepted. Examples include social security, child support, disability, retirement, bank statements, and any other legal, verifiable income. Applicant must provide three (3) consecutive months of bank statements if an additional source of income cannot be confirmed from its source.
Applicants who are self-employed or proprietors of businesses will be asked to provide their last two (2) years of tax returns.
New employment
Applicants starting a new job may be required to provide an Offer Letter on employer letterhead confirming start date and compensation terms.
Income assistance
In instances where sufficient income requirements cannot be met, we may elect to accept pre-paid rent or a Guarantor. We allow one Guarantor per household. A Guarantor must submit an application and pay a non-refundable application fee, if applicable. A Guarantor is subject to the same qualification requirements as an Applicant but must have an income of four times the monthly rent, and will be required to sign the lease.
Additional verification
If an additional source of income cannot be confirmed from its source, the applicant must provide three (3) consecutive months of bank statements. Some income results may require further verification.
OFAC check
  • An Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) search will be completed for each applicant
  • Appearance on an OFAC list will result in automatic denial.
We welcome 2 persons per bedroom, plus 1 additional person per home. All adult occupants must complete an application.
  • No more than three (3) pets are allowed per home.
  • Certain dog breeds are not permitted, including Pit Bulls, Staffordshire Terriers, Rottweilers, German Shepherds, Chow Chows, Doberman Pinschers, Akitas, Wolf-hybrids, and any mix containing one of these breeds.
  • Pet fees, rent, and/or deposits may be charged, where applicable.
  • Livestock, poisonous, wild, or exotic animals are not permitted.
  • Aquariums may be permitted, subject to a 20-gallon maximum.
  • Assistance animals for persons with disabilities are not considered to be pets and are not subject to the above pet restrictions. Assistance animals require Landlord’s advance written approval.
Renter’s insurance
In certain markets/locations Landlord requires that residents obtain renter’s insurance for casualties such as fire, flood, water damage, theft, and general liability. Renter’s insurance should be a traditional HO4 policy and have a minimum of $100,000 of liability coverage with Landlord identified as an Additional Insured (or other appropriate designation as available).
  • Up to 4 registered vehicles.
  • Vehicles must be operational and have current registrations.
  • Boats and trailers require written approval.
These criteria do not constitute a guarantee that residents in our homes meet qualification criteria. Residents may have occupied a home before these criteria went into effect and our ability to verify an applicant’s information is limited to the information provided by applicants and the screening services used.
Revised January 11, 2023

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