Online Rental Application

 It is important that you read the screening criteria below. If you do not believe that you will pass the screening criteria, we recommend that you DO NOT complete the application and DO NOT pay the application fee.

Please read and complete all information sections provided.

If you have any questions, don't hesitate to reach out to us by phone, email, or through our "Live Chat" box at the bottom of the page. You will be contacted by one of our property manager's shortly on the status of your application. Generally, applications are processed the same day (depending on time of day submitted). Our policy is to run all applications within 24hrs. Find out our screening process below:

Application Fee:
The application fee is $40 for the first adult applicant and $35 for each additional adult listed on the application. Applicant acknowledges that we may incur such costs which are reasonable and necessary to complete the screening and background check process. Every occupant 18 years of age or older must fill out an application. The application fee also applies to ALL GUARANTORS / CO-SIGNERS.

  • Per Application (not per person) Processing Fee (Propertyware Leasing Desk): $5.00
  • Credit, Criminal, and Eviction check (Propertyware Leasing Desk): $16.95.
  • Landlord Reference Check (Access Property Management Group): $10.00
  • Employment Verification Check (Access Property Management Group): $8.05

Screening Criteria

We are an Equal Opportunity Housing Provider

CRITERIA FOR PROPERTIES PRICED $1000/MO OR OVER*

1. Credit score must be at least 600.

2. Monthly income must be at least two and a half times the monthly rent amount.

3. No bankruptcies or foreclosures within the the past 2 years.

4. No more than 3 accounts in collection.

5. No more than $1000 past due debt (medical bills and student loans disregarded).

6. No evictions within the past 7 years.

7. No felonies.

8. No outstanding utility collections or unpaid utility bills.

For a detailed list of our screening criteria for properties priced over $1000/month, please click here.

CRITERIA FOR PROPERTIES PRICED UNDER $1000/MO*

1. Credit score must be at least 550.

2. Monthly income must be at least two and a half times the monthly rent amount.

3. No bankruptcies or foreclosures within in the past 2 years.

4. No more than $1500 past due debt (medical bills and student loans disregarded).

5. No more than 5 accounts in collection.

6. No evictions within the past 7 years.

7. No felonies.

8. No outstanding utility collections or unpaid utility bills.

For a detailed list of our screening criteria for properties priced under $1000/month, please click here.

CRITERIA FOR PROPERTIES ACCEPTING SECTION 8*

1. Credit score must be at least 500.

2. Monthly income must be at least equal to the monthly rent amount.

3. No bankruptcies or foreclosures within the past year.

4. No more than 5 accounts in collection.

5. No more than $2500 past due debt (medical bills and student loans disregarded).

6. No evictions within the past 7 years.

7. No felonies.

8. No outstanding utility collections or unpaid utility bills.

For a detailed list of our screening criteria for properties accepting Section 8, please click here.

GUARANTOR CRITERIA*

1. Credit score must be at least 700.

2. No more than one item in collection.

3. No more than $500 past due debt (medical bills and student loans disregarded).

4. No bankruptcies or foreclosures within the past 7 years.

5. If no guarantor is available, prepayment of all rents and deposits for the entire lease period is required in order to be approved.

For a detailed list of our screening criteria for guarantors, please click here.

*Please Note: This list is not all-inclusive of criteria that is screened on an application, but rather the major areas that affect applicants. To view the full list, click on the link after each set of screening criteria.


INCOME REQUIREMENTS

1. Proof of Income - Each applicant is required to provide two (2) months of pay stubs from employer as proof of income. If   employment is to begin shortly, applicant must provide an offer letter on company letterhead. If applicant lists another source of income, they are required to provide proof of that income.

2. Self-employed applicants – must submit previous years filed tax return for income verification.

3. Cosigner/Guarantor - If an applicant does not demonstrate the ability to pay rent based on their income, a cosigner may be required (see Guarantor Requirements).

OUR APPLICANT SCREENING PROCESS

  • Applications are processed in the order they are received with all required documents and information. 
  • An application cannot be approved until all aspects of the screening policy have been completed and reviewed by the property manager. 
  • Housing is on a first-come, first-served basis, therefore we do not hold units until the application is approved and a deposit payment is made. 
  • When an application is approved or denied, we will contact you. Denied applicants will also receive an “Adverse Action Letter” via email to the email address listed on the application explaining why the application was denied.
  • Morgan Van Dyken says:

    How long is the lease agreement?

  • Jennifer Bajema says:

    Usually it’s one year, our lease length can vary depending on time of year and the unit. Are you asking about a particular rental?

  • Varsale Jackson says:

    Hello i was wondering if you took the milage program its like section 8.

  • Jennifer Bajema says:

    Hi Varsale,
    Each of our homes are a little different. Some of our owners are comfortable with section 8 and some of them are not. If you have a question about a specific property, feel free to give us a call or chat us through the website. Thanks!

  • Karen says:

    Do you allow 3 month leases?

  • Jennifer Bajema says:

    Hi Karen, The answer to that is “it depends”. The factors are what the owner wants, time of year and circumstances regarding the unit for rent. Feel free to reach out and let us know which one you’re interested in! Thanks!

  • Tierra says:

    Hello, I am 18 and my roommate to be, is 19 we both have no credit and we make 2,200 between the two also we can provide all the information. Do we qualify? Or what do we need to do to qualify?

  • Jennifer Bajema says:

    Tierra, thanks for reaching out! Part of it depends on what unit you are planning on renting out. You may need to have a guarantor depending on the results of your other screening criteria. If you give us a call, it will be easier to go into more specific details about your situation. Our number is 616-301-9450. You can also check out our screening criteria here. Thanks!

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