RPA APPLICATION PROCESS

Real Property Associates, Inc. supports equal housing opportunity, including the Fair Housing Act as amended, a federal law applicable in all states that prohibits discrimination in housing based on race, color, religion, sex, national origin, familial status or disability. In addition, many states and localities have their own local fair housing laws or ordinances, which may protect additional characteristics from discrimination in housing. RPA does not discriminate on the basis of any state or locally protected characteristics. Please note that these are our current rental criteria; nothing contained in these requirements shall constitute a guarantee or representation that all residents and occupants currently residing at this community have met these requirements.

ALL APPLICANTS WILL BE CONSIDERED, AND A DECISION WILL BE MADE BASED UPON REFERENCES FROM PREVIOUS LANDLORDS, VERFIALBE ABILITY TO PAY, JOB AND CREDIT HISTORY AND PERSONAL HISTORY.

APPLICATION FEE

Applicant(s) will be charged $40.00 each for screening and processing the application(s). This fee is non-refundable whether your tenancy is accepted or not accepted, We use a screening agency named Alliance 2020 whose telephone number is 425-271-8065 or 800-289-8065 and whose address is 304 Main Avenue S. Suite 202, Renton, WA 98057 who will check credit, employment history, references, court records and criminal records. Should your application not be accepted and you have questions concerning your references or credit, please contact Alliance 2020. You may request a free copy of your credit report if you are denied tenancy or the landlord takes other adverse action. We do not accept comprehensive reusable tenant screening reports.

RPA APPLICATION CRITERIA

RENT TO INCOME RATIO

All applicants must have a verifiable source of funds.

RESIDENCY HISTORY

EMPLOYMENT (current and previous)

Applicant must supply 12 months of stable, verifiable employment. If an applicant has less than 12 months of employment history, an additional deposit or guarantor may be required.

IDENTIFICATION

All applicants will be asked to provide positive identification and evidence of their lawful presence in the United States. All applicants must present a valid driver's license or other government-issued photo identification and one of the following; 1) a United States government issued Social Security number; 2) Form I-94 Arrival-Departure Record showing entry date and authorized period of stay; 3) temporary resident alien card verifying approved entry by the United States government (I-94W); 4) Form I-95; 5) Form I-151; 6) I-551 Permanent Resident Card (Alien Registration Receipt Card); 7) Form I -688 Temporary Resident Card; 8) Form 1-688A Employment Authorization Card; 9) Form I-688B; or 10) Form I-766.

CREDIT SCREENING (excluding student loans and medical accounts)

CRIMINAL HISTORY SCREENING

All persons 18 and over intending to rent a property must qualify in each of the above categories with the exception that the household’s combined income may be used to satisfy the rent to earnings ratio.Any person under the age of 18 intending to occupy a property must be identified on the application and listed on the lease or such person will otherwise be considered an unauthorized occupant.