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Rental Requirements

Rental Requirements

Scouter's Mountain Rental  Requirements

Fore Property Company and Scouters Mountain Apartments support the Fair Housing Act and prohibit discrimination for housing based on race, color, religion, sex, national origin, handicap, or familial status. 
 Fore Property requires all applicants to meet the following criteria in order to qualify for housing.  All applicants and co-applicants must be 18 years of age or over unless protected under familial status per the Fair Housing Act.

 All security deposit amounts must be received in full before keys will be delivered on move in day.  No payment arrangements may be made.

 

Income Verification:

 Combined gross income must be two (2) times the monthly rent. A minimum of two (2) current paystubs are required to be submitted with your application.  If self-employed, a copy of the previous years tax return and W-2/1099 is required to be submitted, along with the last three (3) months entire bank statements showing income.  All income must be verifiable by the leasing staff.

 

Guarantors:

 Guarantors will be accepted to assist with income and credit qualifications only and may not be used to replace the rental history requirement.  Guarantors are required to make four (4) times the monthly rent.

 

Rental History:
All occupants 18 and over are lease holders and are required to sign the Lease Agreement. Lease holders must have a satisfactory, verifiable, rental history (i.e., no prior evictions, late payments, disturbing the rights and comforts of other residents, poor housekeeping, NSF check history, unauthorized occupants, property damage or failure to adhere to the policies and regulations of the community or management company).  Additional deposits are required if there is no rental history.  Persons under the age of 18 will be required to provide birth certificates and adult occupants must have proof of custody of all minors in the household.

 Credit History:

Applicant(s) must have satisfactory credit history.  A complete credit check will be conducted for each applicant by Yardi Resident Screening.  All applicants must qualify.  Anyone with a bankruptcy or repossession may be required to post an additional deposit in order to be approved.  All outstanding balances to other apartment communities or utility companies must be settled prior to receiving application approval.

 Criminal History:

 Applicant(s) must pass a criminal background check.  All applicants must qualify.  Fore Property strives to comply with the Federal Housing Act, and all guidance set forth by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), with respect to Fair Housing application standards and in effort to prevent discrimination as to those applicants with a record of criminal conviction. Applicant and all proposed occupants acknowledge and consent to the performance of a criminal record screening check by Yardi Resident Screening, where permitted by applicable law.  Additionally, and where permitted by applicable law, Applicant and proposed occupants may have certain obligations to disclose the existence of specific criminal records when completing an application. If screening is required, the purpose of Same is to determine whether applicant or proposed occupant(s) have a criminal record of conviction.  This screening will be conducted upon Fore Propertys receipt of a completed application and payment of an appropriate screening fee.  Screening will include a search of available public records and disseminated by Courts of Origin or via other reporting agencies.  Any criminal records of conviction discovered during screening or via disclosure on an application will be evaluated in accordance with Fore Propertys existing Criminal Record Screening Policy before determining tenancy approval.  Please note: the existence of a criminal record of conviction will not automatically result in a denial of tenancy; a denial, whether permanent or limited in time, may occur if a criminal record of conviction is deemed to be in noncompliance with Fore Propertys existing Criminal Record Screening Policy.

 Occupancy Standards:

 

Studio:                         2 persons maximum 

            One Bedroom:              3 persons maximum

Two Bedroom:             5 persons maximum

Three Bedroom:           7 persons maximum

Additional Information:

 There is an application fee of $50 per adult, which is payable by personal check, cashiers check, money order, credit/debit card or ACH.  The application fee must be paid at the time your rental application is submitted for processing and is NON-REFUNDABLE.  Apartments will not be reserved/held until the application fee is received.

 Credit and criminal screening will only be run after the application fees have been paid.  At the time of application, a $200 holding deposit is due.  If screening is approved, the additional $200 holding deposit will be due at the time of move in.  The holding deposit will then be transferred to the security deposit balance upon move-in.

 Scouters Mountain is a pet-friendly community.  A refundable pet deposit of $300 per pet is required, and the monthly pet rent is $35 per petNo more than three (3) pets allowed per apartment.  Breed restrictions apply.  The breeds that are not permitted include, but are not limited to:  Akita, Chow, Doberman Pinscher, German Shepherd, Pit Bull, Presa Canaria, Rottweiler, Siberian Husky, Wolf and all wolf hybrids, and any combination of these breeds.  It is at the sole discretion of management to deem any other breed or specific animal as restricted.

 Request for Reasonable Accommodation:

 Fore Property strives to comply with the Federal Housing Act, and all guidance set forth by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), with respect to Fair Housing application standards and in an effort to prevent discrimination as to those applicants with a record of criminal conviction.  In accordance with applicable law, applicants or proposed occupants may request reasonable accommodation of this Policy.  Upon receipt of any such request, Fore Property shall duly consider and evaluate the request, and provide applicant or proposed occupant a written response within a reasonable time frame.