Tenant Screening Requirements

Tenant Screening Requirements

Income: Applicants must have a combined gross income of at least 3.0 times the monthly rent, and enough cash flow to cover fixed expenses reflecting on the credit report (car payment, loans, credit cards, trade lines, etc.). Incomes must be verified in writing, applicant must provide recent pay stubs reflecting six months of employment. Verification of the past two landlords is required. We reserve the right to require a co-signer and/or higher security deposit. Co-signers are accepted at the Brokers discretion only and must meet all requirements, have full time employment, and must reside in the state of Utah.

Self-Employment: Applicants are required to produce upon request two years of signed tax returns or IRS 1099 forms to verify income for their current self-employment. Non-employed or student applicants must provide proof of income, proof of savings or reserves, plus and I-9 Form to verify enrollment.

Credit history and/or Civil Court Records must not contain any unapproved early termination of previous rental contracts, judgments, eviction filings, unresolved collections, or filed liens. Bankruptcy filings must have been discharged six calendar months prior with new credit established. The credit report must show a credit score. We will not provide you with the credit report or tell you of its contents; however, we will provide you with the name of the credit reporting agency upon written request so you may receive a copy from the credit bureau. All information collected for the approval or denial of this application is considered confidential in nature and for company use only. Background checks, including a criminal history check, will be conducted. Any drug, theft, or property damage related misdemeanors, or any felonies will not be accepted.

Valid current photo ID documentation: Drivers’ license, military ID, or State ID must be submitted on you application in order for it to be considered for approval.

Rental history reports from two previous landlords must reflect timely payment, sufficient notice of intent to vacate, no complaints regarding noise disturbances or illegal activities, no NSF checks, no damage to rental property, or failure to leave the property clean and without damage. Previous eviction filings will result in an automatic denial. Landlord verifications must present more than 12 months of most recent rental history.

Current occupancy standards are a maximum of 2 persons per bedroom, except for infants under 4 years of age. Some city and county municipalities and/or homeowners associations may prohibit more than two (2) unrelated adults to reside in a single family dwelling unit. Consequently, we also prohibit the rental of a single family dwelling to more than two (2) unrelated adults.

Pets: All service animals are accepted with the completion, screening and approval at https://envypm.petscreening.com/. All animals require specific written permission of management and must be approved through our assistance animal screening process. Non-assistance animals are required to have a deposit of $500 per pet, as well as pet rent of $40 per month per pet with a with a two pet limit. The following pets will not be accepted under any circumstance, German Shepherds, Dobermans, Pit Bulls, Chows, Rottweilers, Akitas, American Staffordshire Terrier, Great Danes, Presa Canario, and Wolf Hybrids.

Security deposits are security for faithful performance by residents of all terms, covenants, and conditions of the lease agreement. Residents may not dictate that the security deposit be used for any rent due. Unless claimed due to a breach of lease, damages, or cleaning security deposits are refundable when the resident(s) move out of the property at the expiration of the lease term, minus the required expense of carpet cleaning which is based by the square footage of carpet in the home.

Any exceptions to these criteria will need to be submitted in writing to management for consideration. If approval is then given for such exceptions, additional higher rent may be required.

We pride ourselves on equal opportunity housing and do not discriminate on basis of race, color, religion, sex, disability, familial status, national origin, source of income, sexual orientation, or sexual identity.