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Resident Selection Criteria
Welcome to . Before you take the time to rent an apartment, please review our rental criteria. A separate rental application must be processed on all prospective residents 18 years of age or older and an application fee paid for each applicant. A valid form of legal identification is required to view this community and at application and move-in. All prospective residents will be qualified on the following criteria:
Equal Housing
This community does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, handicap/disability and familial status.
Occupancy Guidelines
Applicants must be at least 18 years of age. Our community occupancy allows two plus one per bedroom.
  Studio Apartments   Up to 2 occupants  
  One-bedroom Apartments   Up to 3 occupants  
  Two-bedroom Apartments   Up to 5 occupants  
  Three-bedroom Apartments   Up to 7 occupants  
Additional adult household members (over the age of 18) must qualify as a new resident and be placed on the lease. If the addition of an adult resident exceeds the Occupancy Guidelines, then the residents must immediately transfer to a larger apartment (subject to availability of alternate floor plan types and resident's compliance with existing lease agreement), paying the current rental rate, or vacate the apartment subject to the terms and conditions of the lease agreement and supporting addenda. If the addition of a minor (18 years or younger) to the household exceeds the Occupancy Guidelines, then the residents may remain in the existing apartment until the end of the current lease term. At the end of the lease term they may transfer to a larger apartment, paying the current rental rate, or move from the property if a larger apartment is not available.
Identification
All visitors must present a valid drivers license or other photo identification in order to view this community.
Application for Residency
An Application for Residency must be completed and maintained for each applicant 18 years or older who will be living in the apartment and contributing to the payment of rent.
Qualifying Standards
Rental History: Up to 24 months of rental history may be verified on present and previous residence. A positive record of prompt monthly payment, sufficient notice, with no damages is expected. For applicants who are homeowners, permission must be granted to verify payment history with the bank or lending institution.
 

 

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Credit History: An unsatisfactory credit report can disqualify an applicant from renting an apartment home at this community. An unsatisfactory report is one, which reflects past or current bad debts, late payments or unpaid bills, liens, judgments or bankruptcies. If the applicant is rejected for poor credit history the applicant may contact the credit-reporting agency that provided the credit report. An applicant rejected for the unsatisfactory credit is encouraged to obtain a copy of the credit report from the agency, correct any erroneous information that may be on the report, and resubmit the application to this community.
Income: Applicants must have a gross income source that can be verified; income requirements vary per property; check with the community you choose (typical income requirements range from 2.5 to 4 times the monthly rent of the apartment being rented). Acceptable income verification is required which include applicant(s) last 2 (two) pay stubs, employment verification, their most recent W-2, or proof of assets equal to 1 (one) year's rent. Self-employed applicants may be required to supply the most recent tax return or certified verification from their accountant or bank.
Pet Limitations: Please confirm pet policy, limitations, deposits, fees and pet rent with the specific community you choose to apply with. Pet limitations can include maximum pounds and height. A non-refundable pet fee, refundable pet deposit and monthly pet rent will be charged per pet, if allowed. All residents with pets are required to have a pet agreement on file and must submit a veterinarian statement (no more than 12 months old) establishing the general health of the pet and the status of all required shots. A photograph of the pet will be made part of the lease agreement. No exotic animals allowed. Service animals for special needs are accepted with third party medical care-giver authorization. Dogs of a class with known vicious or aggressive propensity shall not be permitted. Examples of these breeds (but not exclusive): Pit Bulls (Bull Terriers or American Staffordshire Terriers), Rottweilers, German Shepherds, Doberman Pinschers, Chow Chows, Akitas, and Huskies, full blood or mixed at any percentage are PROHIBITED from residing at this community.
Evaluation
The community evaluates the above information with an analyzation method provided through an independent 3rd party contractor (The Screening Pros) that weighs the indicators of future rent payment performance. For further explanation of this type of method, please refer to the “Clarifier Report”.
Conditional Approval
An Additional Deposit equal to up to one month's market rent or will be required if the credit recommendation is returned with "conditional approval" or criteria for any one of Income, Employment or Rental History have not been met, or have only been partially met. All adverse action requirements will be combined when reviewing multiple applications.
Co-Signers
In the event a co-signer is required, he/she must complete an Application of Residency and meet all of the Resident Selection Criteria. A co-signer will be fully responsible for the Lease Agreement if the occupying resident(s) default.
 

 

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Criminal History
Criminal backgrounds on all leaseholders and occupants over the age of 18 will be checked. It is the policy of this community to obtain information on past criminal activities of prospective residents. Such criminal information may include arrests, convictions and pending criminal actions. This community shall not deny applicants solely on the basis of arrests or pending criminal actions. Those may be included with other factors that may as an aggregate be determined to warrant denial. This community shall not allow persons who are on any sex offender list. Likewise, persons with criminal convictions which relate to the manufacture or distribution of controlled substances shall be denied. Persons whose convictions relate to possession of controlled substances may be accepted if they provide evidence of completion of a treatment program. Persons who have convictions involving violence, gang activity, arson, and injury to persons will be required to provide additional information to establish that they do not pose a risk to the property or the other residents. In evaluating prior criminal history, this community will consider the type of crime, severity of the crime, and the length of time since conviction and release. Terms and conditions of parole and probation may also be considered. Denied applicants may petition for reconsideration by providing information regarding mitigating circumstances and other information that may assist the community in a review of the applicant's criminal history.
Corporate Leases
An application can be submitted in the name of a company as long as the business entity has a valid Federal Tax ID number that is verifiable by the Secretary of State in the state in which the community is located. A credit report will be accessed to determine the company's ability to make timely payments of rent. The company must provide a minimum of three (3) trade references that will be verified. A larger application fee or additional deposit may be required. All occupants over the age of 18 must submit an application and criminal background must be processed and approved prior to occupancy. The above criminal history guidelines will apply.
Automatic Denial of Application
An applicant will be automatically denied if they have been evicted by a landlord in the past 24 months or have a collection or debt owing to previous landlord. Falsification of any information on the rental application will result in an automatic denial of application.

Please note: These are our rental criteria. There may be residents or occupants that have resided at this community prior to these requirements going into effect. Additionally, our ability to verify whether these requirements have been met is limited to the information made available to us by the various reporting services used.
I HAVE READ AND UNDERSTAND THE RENTAL POLICIES OF THIS COMMUNITY.
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Co-Signer:___________________________________________ Date:______________________
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Layton Meadows
540 West 1425 North
Layton, UT 84041
Phone: (801) 825-1800
Email: laytonmeadows@amcllc.net