Rental and Occupancy Criteria Guidelines
The following criteria are for rental properties, homes, and lots managed by Parkstone Management LLC (“Parkstone”). All applications for residency will be evaluated using the following criteria.
Equal Housing Opportunity
It is the policy of Parkstone Management LLC to lease homes and lots to the public on a nondiscriminatory basis, without regard to race, religion, creed, color, sex, handicap, familial status, national origin, age, ancestry, sexual orientation, marital status, or lawful source of income. Parkstone welcomes all qualified residents.
There will be a non-refundable application fee charged for each applicant. All applicants and occupants 18 years of age and older must be listed in the residency application and will be subject to a background investigation. Each occupant who will be financially responsible under the lease must be 18 years of age or older and named as a resident on the lease.
Applications will be accepted on the first come first serve basis and are subject to availability.
The maximum amount of people allowed to live in a house is 2 people per bedroom.
Required Documents for Rental Applications
The following items below are required to complete a rental application. Failure to provide the required documents or if any false documents are submitted the application will be denied.
A completed rental application.
Proof of Income
The applicant must bring in proof of income to show income for the previous three months.
A valid government-issued photo ID is required for all applicants and occupants 18 years of age older.
Applicants must provide at least three months of consistent, verifiable income. Gross income for all applicants in one home will be combined. Applicants must have a minimum combined gross income of three times the monthly rent for Park Owned Home Rentals. Additional sources of verifiable income may be considered. These sources may include but are not limited to: grants, pensions, GI benefits, disability, trust funds, social security and savings accounts. If the applicant is self-employed, the applicant must provide the most recent 2 years personal tax returns and three months of bank statements showing reliable income. Any income for service industry employees is to be shown by providing bank statements showing income deposited.
All applicants must have at least six months of verifiable and positive rental history immediately preceding the rental application. Any applicant with a history of evictions, late rent payments, returned checks, lease violations, and or property damage may result in denial of the rental application. Any applicant with an eviction within the past one year will be declined. Any applicant with an eviction within the past two years may be declined.
A criminal background check will be run for each applicant. A previous felony conviction will cause the application to be denied. Previous misdemeanor conviction for a sex crime will cause the application to be denied. Previous conviction for a crime that is drug related or that involves violence against a person or property will cause the application to be denied. Registered sex offenders will be denied residency regardless of how long ago the offense occurred.
Any individual denied based on their criminal history may request review which will be done on a case-by-depending on the felony or misdemeanor offenses. Consideration will be given to the nature and date of the crime, circumstances of conviction, efforts at rehabilitation and prior rental history since release from confinement. Individuals requesting review based upon a denial of their rental application for a prior criminal conviction must provide the following: (1) documentation on the nature and date of the crime, (2) circumstances of underlying crime and conviction, (3) efforts at rehabilitation, and (4) prior rental history references since release from confinement must be provided at the time the application is submitted.
FALSIFICATION OF APPLICATION
Any falsification in an applicant’s paperwork may result in the automatic rejection of the residency application. If a falsification is not discovered until after an application is approved and a lease agreement is signed, it may be considered to be a violation of the lease and subject to eviction. In the event that an applicant falsifies his or her paperwork, Parkstone has the right to hold all deposits and fees paid to apply toward any consequential damages.