|QUALIFICATIONS FOR RESIDENCY
**We run credit, criminal and landlord history checks on all applicants**
Minimum Income Qualification (apartment gross income must be at least 3x monthly rent amount):
Ex: 1 Br (12 Month Lease) = $500 x 3 = $1,500 per month
Ex: 1 Br (8 Month Lease) = $550 x 3 = $1,650 per month
Ex: 1 Br Flex (12 Month Lease) = $550 x 3 = $1,650 per month
Ex: 1 Br Flex (8 Month Lease) = $600 x 3 = $1,800 per month
Ex: 2 Br Std (12 Month Lease) = $600 x 3 = $1,800 per month
Ex: 2 Br Std (8 Month Lease) = $650 x 3 = $1,950 per month
Ex: 2 Br Corner (12 Month Lease) = $650 x 3 = $1,950 per month
Ex: 2 Br Corner (8 Month Lease) = $700 x 3 = $2,100 per month
(Tenants must be able to provide leasing office with a copy of all forms of income. This includes
paycheck stubs, grant payments, government payments, etc.)
We do not accept the following on a credit report:
- More than two collections per applicant report
- Bankruptcies within the last four years (unless paid)
- No money owed to another apartment community or previous landlord
- No more than three poor credit report ratings per applicant report
(Medical bills and student loans are not looked upon as heavily as other forms of credit, unless they
are the only items listed on the credit report.)
Landlord History Qualifications
- We must be provided with all previous landlord information, if requested. If a rental address
appears on your credit report, we will ask for the landlord's name and phone number.
- We will verify the number of late rental payments (no more than three) and the number of NSF
checks (no more than two) that your previous landlords have received from you.
- If previous landlords report damages in excess of normal wear and tear to your apartment at
move-out, or if you had more than three loud complaints during your residency, you will be
declined for residency and not be allowed to obtain a co-signer.
- If you have never rented previously, we will automatically request a co-signer.
- If you have ever been evicted from an apartment, you will be declined for residency and not be
allowed to obtain a co-signer.
For all accepted applicants, we will request a copy of a valid Drivers License or State ID and your
Social Security Card for identity verification (copies of these documents provided will be made and
maintained in your lease file).
If applicant does not meet the income or credit requirements,
we do accept co-signers to help with residency qualification.
A completed and signed
application is required
for each adult applicant.
can not begin without
having the $25
Application Fee(s) paid.
IMPORTANT NOTE REGARDING APPLICATION FORM BELOW
We are experiencing issues with the App Form below. When the SUBMIT button is pressed at the bottom
of the form, we are finding that the data from the form is NOT getting to us. We have informed our vendor
and they are working on it. As a WORK-AROUND, you can either: Take screen shots of the completed form
and paste it into a Word document that can be emailed to: firstname.lastname@example.org, or right-click
with your mouse on the form and select the Print menu item to print out a hard copy of the completed
form. The form should be mailed (with a check or money order for $25.00 made out to Westchester Woods
Apartments) to: Westchester Woods Apartments, 1230 Little Dr. A-110, Kalamazoo, MI 49006.