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GRAN, Inc. Application Acceptance Process & Criteria

Please review the following thoroughly before you proceed.


• Each person over the age of 18 must complete an online application. Incomplete information will cause a delay in the process and may result in denial.
• At the end of the application you will be advised of your rights under state and federal consumer reporting law. In addition, you will be required to enter a valid credit (or debit) card for the non-refundable $43 screening fee(a receipt will be provided upon successful submission)- This fee applies to each adult over the age of 18 to reside in the unit.
• Applications are processed on a first come,first serve basis.

Holding An Apartment:

• Anapartment is taken “off the market” and considered “held” when an application is completed and theholding fee ispaid. Please contact the apartment community to arrange payment of the holding fee. A receipt will be provided for the holding fee at the time of payment.
• If approved for tenancy, the holding fee (equal to the amount of the security deposit) guarantees that you, as the applicant, will pay a full month’s rent and the security deposit required by the rental agreement.Your second month will reflect a credit from the pro-rated days, if any, of the first month.
• If an application is submitted without a holding fee,no specific apartment will be held.
• The holding fee will not be refunded unless the apartment can not be delivered to the applicant for the agreed upon
possession date. When tenancy does occur,this fee will then be applied to your ledger.
• If tenancy does not occur, any check left in our possession may be picked up within 24 hours of notification.Or,it will be mailed back to you (with the signature torn off) no later than 48 hours of your being notified of the results of your screening.

The Screening Process:

• Please be advised that the screening will be conducted by Moco Incorporated., whose telephone number is (800) 814-8213, and email is
• An application is generally completed within 48 hours. If, after 72 hours, the application has not been completed, we will proceed with the next application and holding fee submitted.
• Once your application has been completed, we will call you with the results. The results of the screening may require additional stipulations, such an increased security deposit. Up on your acceptance of the results,the holding fee will be deposited.Please be advised, in the event that an applicant(s) does not move in as agreed, the holding fee is non-refundable.
• If your application is denied or approved with a stipulation (increased security deposit)you will also be issued a written notice of adverse action.

(Outside the City of Seattle)
Residential Qualification Criteria

September 2018

Valid Photo Identification will be Required of all Applicants

    6 months of valid, verifiable rental history.
    Valid rental history is a written lease or month-to-month agreement. If rental history is less than 6 months then an increased deposit may be requested. 1 late payment, NSF checks and/or noise complaints within 12 months may result in an increased deposit.
    Established credit history is not required for qualification of residency.
    Derogatory credit history (excluding medical debt) in excess of $500 but less than $3,000 then an increased deposit may be required. A discharged bankruptcy that is older than 24 months may qualify for an approval as long as there is no derogatory credit(medical debt will not be included as derogatory credit)after the discharge date.
    6 months with current employer or previous employment within the same profession.
    If (current and/or previous) employment within the same profession is less than 6 months then an increased deposit may be required.
  • INCOME :
    Monthly legal and verifiable income must be equal to at least 3 times the rental amount. If income is less than 3 times the rental amount, but more than 2.5 times the rental amount, then an increased deposit may be required.

Acceptable documentation for legal, verifiable income varies based on the income source. Generally accepted documentation may include 2 consecutive (recent) paystubs, most recent tax returns, W2, Leave & Earnings Statement (LES), Statement of Social Security Benefits, Student loan statement, I20 (International Students), etc.

If an applicant is receiving assistance from a federal, state, local or non-profit entity then the applicant need only meet the income requirement of their portion of the rent. Proof of assistance will be required prior to move in.

The following will result in denial of the application:

> Confirmed Eviction
> Rental collection and/or any balance owing to a landlord
> Foreclosed or past due mortgage
Breaking Lease agreement that may result in collection filing
> 2 or more late payments, NSF and/or noise complaints
within the last 12-month rental period
> Derogatory credit (excluding medical) in excess of $2999
> Open or non-discharged bankruptcy
> Falsification of the rental application
Monthly income that is less than 2.5 times the rental amount
> Unverifiable Social Security Number, state driver’s license or ID Card
We do not automatically deny applicants based on criminal history. Rather, criminal history is considered based on the nature of the offense and time passed since the date of final disposition (e.g. applicant was released from prison, probation or parole). We limit consideration to those convictions, the dates of final disposition of which pre-date the report by no more than seven years. Note that convictions for the following offenses may result in denial:
Murder (1st and 2nd degree)
Manslaughter (1st degree)
Assault 1st, 2nd& 3rd degree)
Kidnapping (All counts)
Any Terror Related Activity
Theft (1st& 2nd degree)
Rape (All counts)
Rape of a child (All counts)
Child molestation (All counts)
Malicious Mischief (1st degree)
Robbery (1st& 2nd degree)
Burglary (1st, 2nd degree & vehicle prowling 1st degree & Residential)
Arson (1st, 2nd degree & Reckless Burning 1st degree)
Possession with intent to Deliver illegal substance(s) (All counts)
Delivery or Sale of illegal substance(s) (All counts)

Outstanding Criminal Warrant for those offenses listed above. And, any criminal conviction which results in a registered sex offender requirement and/or any sex offender registry requirement. All felony and misdemeanor offenses must be disclosed on the rental application.

Final recommendation will be dependent on all areas of qualification outlined above.

Consider this statement as notification that we do not accept a comprehensive reusable tenant screening report, as defined by RCW 59.18.257.