Rental Application Process
All applicants must pass through a screening process: Please do not leave anything blank. If it doesn’t apply to you, mark N/A. We will need a COMPLETED application for each adult (anyone 18 years of age and older) occupying the property. (Applications are taken on a first come first serve basis.)
Income Level: Employment must be current and verifiable for a minimum of one (1) year. Other verifiable income equaling three (3) times annual monthly rent. Verifiable income includes as confirmed by employer, trust officer, tax returns, or other satisfactory documentation as required. Each roommate should earn 1 ½ times the rent. If one or more roommate(s) do not, at least one roommate must meet the three (3) times requirement.
Credit History: To determine satisfactory credit worthiness, we run a credit report through Yardi Resident Screening. All applicants must have at least 75% positive credit. No credit history will be counted as good credit. No open bankruptcies will be considered. If credit is below 75% positive, the applicant will be required to have a co-signer.
Rental History: Must have a minimum of one (1) year verifiable positive rental/residence history.
Criminal: Not only must Applicant must have acceptable credit history, additionally, all Applicants must meet our Criminal History Criteria. Applicants that are registered sex offenders will be denied. Applicants must have no felony convictions less than 10 years old that involve violent crimes against persons or property, including but not limited to murder, arson, kidnapping, assault, bomb related offenses, robbery or burglary, terrorism OR that involve the manufacturing or distribution of drugs in any manner. All other felony convictions must be more than 5 years old. Conviction of any drug related offenses involving possession only, or alcohol related offenses where no one was permanently injured or killed, must be at least 2 years old. Successful completion of any felony sentence at least 2 years ago and no new criminal activity for at least 2 years before this application is also required. No Applicant with any outstanding warrants or crime that is awaiting trial will be accepted. If the Applicant would like management to review additional information regarding the felony conviction or the current arrest or warrant as part of their rental application, the Applicant is permitted to submit that information to management along with their application and Management will review that information on a case by case basis.
APPLICANTS WILL BE DENIED FOR THE FOLLOWING REASONS:
Prior or pending eviction
Foreclosures within the past three (3) years with unresolved judgment
Monies owed to an apartment community or landlord
Bankruptcy in the last six (6) months or pending Bankruptcy
Registered sex offenders will automatically be denied.
If the Applicant would like management to review additional information regarding the felony conviction or the current arrest or warrant as part of their rental application, the Applicant is permitted to submit that information to management along with their application and Management will review that information on a case by case basis.
Falsifying information on application
If an applicant fails to meet any of the above four (4) criteria, he/she may be asked to pay additional security deposit up to, but not exceeding 1 ½ times the rent or given the option of obtaining a co-signer (who must also meet above criteria.) If the applicant fails to meet two of the four criteria, applicant will be required to pay full 1 ½ times the month’s rent in security deposit AND have a co-signer.
PET QUALIFICATIONS & RULES
Large breeds are classified as over 30 lbs. Small breeds are 30 lbs. and under.*
Large breeds must be over 5 years of age.* / Small breeds must be over 2 years of age.*
Female cats must be fixed and declawed or fixed and outdoor only.*
NO MALE CATS.*
All dogs must be approved by the Owner regardless of age and carry an extra liability policy naming the owner and West USA Realty as added insured parties. Owners will not accept certain breeds which include, but are not limited to: Pit Bull, German Shepherd, Rottweiler, Doberman and Chow.
*THIS CRITERIA DOES NOT APPLY TO ANY ASSISTIVE ANIMAL.
Tenants shall ensure that all pet(s) are well behaved and shall not allow the pet(s) to disturb any other residents or neighbors. Tenant to ensure the pet(s) cause no damage to the property. Tenant agrees the pet(s) shall only be walked on a leash and only in areas so designated by the Owner/Landlord and the Homeowners’ Association.
Tenant will be responsible for any and all damages caused by the pet(s) on the property or in the community and will indemnify and hold harmless Owner/Landlord/Management for, from and against any and all claims arising because of the pet(s). Tenant agrees that the pet(s) will be licensed in accordance with all applicable governmental provisions. Owner/Landlord and/or Management reserve the right to require Tenant to immediately remove the pet(s) at any time upon any violation of Tenant of these rules.
1) Please see PDF document below. You can complete this document and upload using the “Application Documents” link found at the bottom of this page.
2) Submit all supporting documentation (Identification Copies, Paystubs, Tax Returns, etc.) here as well.
3) Pay application fees. The cost is $50 per individual over 18 years of age, that will be occupying or listed in the lease agreement. All applications fees must be paid in full before your application will be considered. The application fee can be paid in person using the Paypal link below. There is a $5 convenience fee for using Paypal.
We will verify the information submitted and advise you of our decision as soon as possible.
**You can also submit everything in person to a member of our staff Monday-Friday from 9am-4pm (excluding holidays). Our office location can be found at the bottom of the rental application.
Fair Housing Policy It is unlawful and a violation of company policy to discriminate against any person based on race, color, religion, sex, national origin, handicap, or familial status, or to refuse to show, rent, negotiate, or otherwise make unavailable any rental unit.
Download West USA Rental Application.