Columbus Real Estate Pros is committed to supporting the Fair Housing Act, prohibiting discrimination based on race, religion, color, sex, national origin, handicap or familiar status. The following qualification standards will be required from every prospective resident.
NUMBER OF OCCUPANTS: Each occupant of any apartment shall be named on the lease. All occupants over the age of 18 will submit an application and must meet all criteria specified for the primary applicant. The maximum allowable occupants per unit is 2 individuals per bedroom.
CREDIT: Your rental application may be declined due to the negative public record and/or multiple collections that have not been satisfied within 24 months. Applicants may be declined based on vendor risk sources that do not meet the scoring policy of 650 or higher. Negative credit history is described as including, but not limited to, any of the following items.
The absence of a credit file shall not adversely affect any applicant; however, the applicant may be required to either pay a higher security deposit and/or be asked to provide a qualified lease guarantor. A lease guarantor must exhibit credit worthiness and the ability to satisfy the rental obligation in the event of default.
INCOME: The total monthly household income must be three times the monthly applicable rent. All applicants will be required to provide written proof that substantiates their income. Such proof will include written verification from employers and/or other income.
Applicant(s) must be currently employed at least one (1) year or show a history of dependable employment with successive increase in each job move.
RENTAL HISTORY: Any negative rental history can disqualify any prospective resident’s application. In the event that the application is declined due to negative rental history, a lease guarantor and/or a higher security deposit may be required. Negative rental history is described as including, but not limited to any one of the following:
If you are related by blood or marriage to one of the previous landlords listed or your rental history does not include a minimum of two (2) previous years, we will require a qualified Lease Guarantor for your rental agreement.
CRIMINAL BACKGROUND CHECK: The rental application will be declined if in the last six (6) years, you have had a conviction of any type of crime that would be considered a serious threat to rental property or to other residents’ peaceful enjoyment of the premises. Negative background checks are described as including, but not limited to, any of the following items: Conviction of a felony, Convicted for domestic violence, Convicted for drug possession or trafficking and/or Convicted for theft or burglary.