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The Pointe Apartment Homes
RENTAL CRITERIA

The Pointe is committed to compliance with all federal, state and local fair housing laws. It is our policy to offer apartments for rental to the general public without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, familial status, handicap or any other state or locally protected classifications. In order to assist you with your decision on your new home, we are providing a list of guidelines used to qualify residents for residency in our community.

Please note this is our current rental criteria; nothing contained in these requirements shall constitute a guarantee or representation that all residents and occupants currently residing at the Apartments have met these requirements. There may be residents and occupants that have resided in the community prior to these requirements being in effect. In addition, our ability to verify whether these requirements have been met is limited to the information we receive from various credit/criminal reporting services used.

Please review this information before filling out an application and paying an application fee, which is non-refundable.

INCOME/EMPLOYMENT
All persons applying for an apartment must have a verifiable source of income in a gross amount of no less than three times the gross rental rate or four times the net rental rate. In the event of multiple applicants/roommates combined information may be considered. Income less than three times the gross rental rate or four times the net rental rate may require an additional deposit or guarantor. Acceptable proof of income is as follows:

  • Pay stubs or job offer (on company letterhead) with salary
  • Most recent tax return
  • Prior three months of bank statements
  • Child support or alimony when directed by a court
  • Grants, pensions, trust funds
  • GI benefits, disability, social security

RENTAL/MORTGAGE HISTORY
All persons applying for an apartment must have six months of verifiable, satisfactory past history. An eviction or foreclosure could constitute cause for denial. Less than six months of history may require an additional deposit or guarantor. Satisfactory history includes the following:

  • No more than one late payment or NSF in a 6-month period
  • Lease term fulfilled
  • No lease violations
  • Residence left in satisfactory condition
  • Proper notice to vacate given

CREDIT
All persons applying for an apartment must have established retail credit in good standing for the past two years. Lack of established credit or more than 50% negative credit may require an additional deposit or guarantor. Negative credit includes but is not limited to the following:

  • Past due accounts
  • Judgments
  • Liens
  • Write offs
  • Balance to a rental community or mortgage company (regardless of date)
  • Unresolved bankruptcy (regardless of date)

CRIMINAL BACKGROUND SEARCH
A criminal background search will be conducted for each applicant over the age of 18. It is our policy not to lease to applicants with felony convictions, felony deferred adjudication and certain misdemeanors concerning violence or drugs. If the criminal background search and/or information provided by you reveals past criminal convictions which violates our policy, your application may be denied. Certain approvals may be allowed according to the property look-back policy. You may request a copy of this policy.
This requirement is not a guarantee or representation that residents or occupants currently residing in our community have not been convicted of a felony or subject to deferred adjudication for a felony, certain misdemeanor or sex offenses requiring registration under applicable law. Our ability to verify this information is limited to information made available to us by the resident credit-reporting services used.

GUARANTOR
A guarantor will be considered for lack of employment/income, rental history or credit. Guarantors will not be accepted as a substitute for unsatisfactory rental history or criminal background. Guarantors must meet all the qualifications listed above with the qualifying income increased to five times the rental rate.

FOREIGN NATIONALS
Foreign nationals will be required to complete a supplemental rental application for non-US citizens. Foreign nationals living or working in the United States must provide either a valid Social Security Number or a valid passport with stamped identification of entry date into the United States. Income will be verified with letter of intent, work visa, work petition or verification of funds in a United States Bank. If income cannot be verified, the lease must be paid in full with United States funds. If a Social Security Number is not provided and/or no credit history exists, we may require an additional deposit.

OCCUPANCY GUIDELINES


Maximun number of berooms Occupants Exceptions
One Three (No more than two adults per bedroom)
Two Six (No more than two adults per bedroom)
Three Nine (No more than two adults per bedroom)

PET POLICY
No more than 2 pets per apartment. Breed Restrictions apply. Pets must be house broken and kept inside at all times. Additional pet policies apply. The following pets Not Permitted on site are: Pit Bull Terroir, Pit Bull Mixes, Rottweiler, Husky, Wolf Hybrid, Bullmastiff (Presa Canario), Akita, Chow and Doberman.
Number of Pets     Non-Refundable Fee
One Pet                               $400
Two Pets                              $600

SATELLITE DISH: Not allowed

IDENTITY VERIFICATION
A government issued photo identification will need to be presented by all applicants, guarantors and occupants over the age of 18. All applicants, guarantors and occupants over the age of 17 acknowledge and consent to the community's policy of retaining a copy of the identification. Our privacy policy is available to you upon request.

Please choose "I Agree" to continue to the application.


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