Rentals

VIP is a Fair Housing company. If you meet our criteria and your application is first in line, you will be approved, regardless of race, creed, color, familial status, marital status, disability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, religion, national origin, or source of income.

Screening Criteria

I. IDENTIFICATION
1. Copy of your Driver's License, State ID, and/or Passport.

II. PREVIOUS RENTAL HISTORY

  1. At least 1 year of either positive rental history or verifiable home ownership for each applicant age 18 or over. Home ownership is verified through credit reports. Landlords cannot be related to the applicant(s) or of a live-in nature and it must be a real property rental, with a written rental agreement between all parties.
  2. OR; (3) Three times the rent amount in deposit, minimum of $3000.00 and a co-signer (per our co-signer requirements); or
  3. $5000.00 refundable deposit.

III. INCOME REQUIREMENTS

  1. Gross income must be no less than three times the rent. If you have shared rental history for a year or more, you may combine income.
    • A. At least 1 year of VERIFIABLE income at current job or in related field. Student loans are not considered income for that must be repaid. Grant/Scholarship income does qualify.
    • B. Proof of self-employment from most current year's 1040.
    • C. Social Security: Show check or statement for last 6 months.
  2. A co-signer may be accepted if they have gainful employment that pays four times greater than the rent amount even if shared.
  3. A co-signer must live and work in the US and have garnishable wages, and cannot be used for credit purposes.
  4. If for some reason you cannot attain a co-signer we will require a deposit three times the rent amount, minimum of $5000.00.
  5. A cosigner will not cover other screening requirements, such as negative rental history or credit standing.

IV. CREDIT/CRIMINAL/PUBLIC RECORDS CHECK

  1. Negative reports may result in denial of application.
  2. Past or pending criminal charges may result in denial of application.

V. PETS/Aid Animals

  1. Pets must have one year's worth of rental history and be approved by the Manager.
  2. Applicants requiring aid animals must follow our reasonable accommodation procedures, and will not be rejected based on animal ownership.
  3. All animals, pets or aid, must be licensed, be spayed or neutered, and current on all vaccinations and proof of such provided upon approval.

VI. OTHER

  1. ANY INFORMATION THAT IS INCOMPLETE, INACCURATE OR FALSIFIED WILL BE GROUNDS FOR DENIAL OF THE APPLICATION OR SUBSEQUENT TERMINATION OF TENANCY.
  2. Each applicant over the age of 18 must meet the above criteria.
  3. Applicant screening fee is $45.00 cash PER APPLICANT, non-refundable, regardless of marital status or joint application.
  4. Each adult must fill out a separate application, unless you have shared a household for a year or more.
  5. All applicants must submit their applications in the VIP office at the same time.
  6. Incomplete applications will not be accepted or processed.
  7. Applications are processed in the order received.
  8. Applications are not accepted unless you have viewed the inside of the property. Looking through the windows does not qualify.
  9. ALL APPLICANTS MAY BE REJECTED ON THE ATTITUDE IN WHICH THEY TREAT THE EMPLOYEES OF VIP.