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Application For Apartment Occupancy

An application fee of $45 per applicant is required and a separate application is required for each individual over the age of 18 who will live in the apartment.

Desired Property


Personal Information




Present Address



Previous Address



Source of Income (Employment If Employed)

Current Employment



Additional Sources of Income (i.e. Part Time Job, Student Loans, Personal Investments, etc.)



Automobile Information

Automobile 1


Automobile 2


References

Closest Living Relative


Emergency Contact


Rental Application Screening Criteria

RENTAL APPLICATION SCREENING CRITERIA

 

TO THE APPLICANT: The following criteria will be used to determine the approval or denial of your rental application. If you are not approved for rental, we will notify you within fourteen (14) days with the reasons for denial. If you request, we will also provide you with the name, address and phone number of any tenant screening agency or other credit reporting agency used in considering your application.

 

Screening Criteria:

 

  1. Fair Housing Statement:  The Community is a fair housing provider and does not discriminate against persons on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, familial status, disability, creed, marital status, public assistance, ancestry, and sexual or affectional orientation.

 

  1. Application Requirements:  Your application must be filled out completely and accurately. An incomplete application may be rejected or not processed. Any misstatements or omissions made on your application, whether or not discovered before you move into the building, is grounds for denial of an application or termination of an existing lease. Information must be legible and verifiable. Your application may be rejected if any requested information (such as an address or employer) on the application is omitted or cannot be verified.

 

  1. Business Relationship:  The relationship between a landlord and tenant is a business relationship.  A courteous and businesslike attitude is required from both parties. The Community reserves the right to refuse rental to anyone who is verbally abusive, swears, is disrespectful, makes threats, has been drinking, is argumentative, or in general displays an attitude at the time of the unit showing and application process that causes the Community to believe it would not have a positive business relationship.

 

  1. Evictions: Applicant shall not have any evictions or unlawful detainer on record. It is the sole responsibility of applicant to provide proof that any record which may show up on applicant's report is not related to applicant.

 

  1. Rental References: Applicant shall have a rental reference from current and previous landlords which is neutral at worst. Rental reference shall confirm applicant's compliance with the terms of the lease.

 

  1. Rental History: If applicant does not have a rental history of at least one year, applicant must have a qualified adult willing to co-sign applicant's residential lease.

 

  1. Credit: Applicant shall have a credit score greater than 600. If applicant has a credit score less than 600 but greater than 500, applicant may be required to pay last month’s rent in addition to any security deposit. Any credit score under 500 may be cause for denial.  Applicants with no credit history or credit score will be required to pay last month’s rent in addition to any security deposit.

 

  1. Income: Applicant shall demonstrate that applicant has sufficient income to pay rent in addition to other financial obligations which are evident on applicant's credit report. As a rule of thumb, applicant shall have approx. three (3) times the monthly rent in monthly income.

 

  1. Criminal History:  A criminal background check will be performed on all applicants. If residency in current state does not exceed five (5) years, additional reports from all previous states in which applicant has resided during the last five (5) years are required.  Pergola Management maintains a HUD compliant criminal criteria.  The following items are cause for denial:
    1. Registered sex offenders will be disqualified for life.
    2. Types of Crimes.  Subject to the foregoing, convictions or open cases for any of the following criminal offenses will be grounds for disqualification based upon the number of years since the date of conviction of the crime:

 

Felony / Gross Misdemeanor

Misdemeanor

 

(# of years)

(# of years)

Offenses against Property

10

2

Offenses against Animals

3

n/a

Offenses against Persons / Abuse

Lifetime

2

Offenses involving Fraud

10

2

Offenses involving Computers

3

n/a

Offenses involving Family Relations / Abuse

Lifetime

2

Offenses against Government Officials

Lifetime

2

Offenses against Public Peace

3

n/a

Offenses involving Gambling

3

n/a

Offenses involving Weapons / Violence

Lifetime

5

Offenses involving Organized Crime

Lifetime

5

Offenses involving Drugs

10

3

Offenses involving Sex

Lifetime

5

Offenses involving Alcohol or Vehicles

3

n/a

"Victimless" crimes

3

n/a

 

  1. Proper Identification:  Applicants must have and show a Government Issued Photo Identification of the applicant to verify that the individual signing the application and lease is that person.

 

  1. Application Fee & Security Deposit: Applicant shall, at the time of application, provide a check or money order for application fee and security deposit in an amount directed by leasing agent. No cash will be accepted. Funds must be available and verifiable the day checks are tendered, or else applicant may be denied

 

If your application is denied for any reason not listed above, Pergola Management, LLC will return your application fee in full.



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