Rental Guidelines

Each person, age 18 and above, must submit a separate application and the following minimum requirements met:

  • A credit score of at least 625.
  • Income must be 3 times the monthly rent for the property (combined for all residents).
  • Low debt-to-income ratio.
  • Excellent rental history: Evictions or unresolved disputes will immediately disqualify an application.

Supporting Documents:

The following documentation is required for each applicant and should be attached to the online application. A legible photo of any of the following is suitable.

  • A copy of your State or Federal issued photo identification
  • A copy of your most recent pay stub
  • If foreign national, a copy of your passport or visa
  • If self-employed:
    • a copy of last years tax return (Form 1040)
    • any current quarterly tax estimates (1040ES)
    • personal W-2 or 1099 from recent year
    • 3 most recent corporate bank statements

Credit History:

To determine satisfactory credit worthiness, we obtain a credit report for each applicant. Applicants with weak credit history may be required to submit additional security deposit and/or have a qualified co-signer. Applicants are encouraged to verify their credit history with a free report from creditkarma.com before applying.

  • Any recent bankruptcies must be accompanied by discharge papers.
  • Any open collections or judgements may result in an application being declined.

Income History:

We will verify income through your current employer. It is the applicant’s responsibility to provide contact information for verification purposes.

Self-employed applicants may be asked for additional documentation.

Rental History:

Applicants must not have any outstanding evictions or judgements.

If applicant is terminating current lease early, they must provide an approval letter from the landlord.

Criminal History:

We can not rent to any individual who has been convicted of a felony charge, or who is currently under prosecution. We can not rent to any individual who has been convicted of a misdemeanor charge involving illegal substances or a crime against persons or property in the last 3 years.

Co-Signers:

A qualified co-signer must live within 50 miles of Atlanta, have a minimum FICO score of 700, and debt-to-income ratio must not exceed 40%.

Occupancy:

The number of occupants is limited to 2 persons per bedroom, including children. Adult occupants (18 and over) are limited to 2 per property and their children.

Pets:

Policies on pets vary depending on the property. However, none of our homes permit canine breeds considered aggressive, including: Pit Bulls, Dobermans, Rotweilers, Chows, or near relatives.

Pet-sitting for friends or relatives is never allowed without prior written permission. If you currently own a dog or cat please do not apply for a property that has a “no pet policy”. Pet policies are strictly enforced.