Washington Rental Criteria

GRAN INC Residential Qualification Criteria

October 18, 2016*

Valid Photo Identification will be required of all applicants. We currently are not accepting Comprehensive Reusable Tenant Screening Reports Final recommendation will be dependent on all factors: rental, credit, employment & criminal history combined.

  • Rental History :
    6 months 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 required. 1 late payment, NSF checks and/or noise complaints within
    the last 12 months may result in an increased deposit
  • Credit History :
    No established credit history required for residency
    If derogatory credit history (excluding medical debt) is 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
    erogatory credit)
    after the discharge date.
  • Employment :
    6 months with current employer or previous employment in same field of work
    If less than 6 months, then an increased deposit may be required. Employment and income from a source
    that will not exist at time of tenancy will not be considered
  • Income :
    Monthly gross income must be equal to at least 3 times the rental amount (only legal and
    verifiable income considered) If less than 3 times but greater than 2 ½ the rental amount, then an
    increased deposit may be required.
  • Employment :
    Monthly gross income must be equal to at least 3 times the rental amount (only legal and
    verifiable income considered)
    If less than 3 times but greater than 2 ½ the rental amount, then an increased deposit
    may be required.

SECTION 8 APPLICANT CRITERIA:

All Section 8 applicants are required to meet the same criteria as stated above, with the exception that the applicant only needs to meet income requirements for their portion of the rent. Recommendations will be made following the above set standards.

  • Criminal History :
    A criminal records search will be performed for felony and misdemeanor offenses.
    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 will generally result in denial:

• Verified eviction showing on credit report or confirmed with landlord.
• Rental collection and / or judgment verified on credit report
• Balance owing to landlord
• Derogatory credit (excluding medical debt) in excess of $2,999
• Open or non-discharged bankruptcy
• Foreclosed or past due mortgage
• Monthly income that is less than 2.5 times the rental amount.
• 2 or more late payments and/or NSF checks and/or Noise Complaints within a 12- month rental period
• Unverifiable social security number, state driver’s license or ID card• Falsification of rental application
• Breaking lease agreement that will result in collection filing
• Any criminal conviction which results in a registered sex offender requirement and/or any sex offender
registry requirement
• Verified name and date of birth match of criminal conviction and/or pending offense as follows:

> Murder (1st and 2nd degree)
> Manslaughter (1st degree)
> Assault 1st, 2nd & 3rd degree)
> Robbery (1st & 2nd degree)
> Rape (All counts)
> Child molestation (All counts)
> Rape of a child (All counts)
> Outstanding criminal warrant
> Kidnapping (All counts)
> Theft (1st & 2nd degree)
> Burglary (1st, 2nd degree & vehicle prowling 1st degree)
> Malicious Mischief (1st degree)
> Arson (1st, 2nd degree & Reckless Burning 1st degree)
> Delivery or Sale (All counts)
> Possession with intent to Deliver (All counts)