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Application & Screening

Providing quality housing for qualified applicants. Here's our qualifying guidelines:

Please Read Before Applying!  Call with questions: (801) 294-0800 ext 8


WE ARE AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY HOUSING PROVIDER. We fully comply with the federal Fair Housing Act. We do not discriminate against any person because of race, religion, sex, handicap, familial status, or national origin. We also comply with all state and local fair housing laws. It is our intent to make quality housing available to as many qualified applicants as possible.

AVAILABILITY. Properties become available when they are ready to rent. A vacant property will not be deemed available until it has been cleaned and prepared for a new resident. We update our list of upcoming available properties as they are prepared. An upcoming available property that was not published in the morning may become published later that same day.

Lots of people under one roof.

A. How many people per rental home?

 

OCCUPANCY GUIDELINES. To prevent overcrowding and undue stress on the unit and it's systems, we restrict the number of people who may reside in an apartment/house. In determining these restrictions, we adhere to all applicable fair housing laws. 


We use the following rules to calculate how many people may reside in one of our properties:

Family: Maximum of 2 people per bedroom + 1 overall

Roommates: Maximum of 2 people per bedroom/ 4 people per bathroom.  (NOTE: In addition to our maximums, we also adhere to each cities Unrelated Residents code to determine ultimately how many roommates may reside in our properties.) PLEASE SEE Section D-6 Below for additional roommate terms.


We utilize the following for defining a "family":  A family consists of one of two adult parents or custodians PLUS a child who must be (1) their natural or adopted child, (2) a child who they have legal custody of or are applying for legal custody of (e.g., guardian/ward or foster parent/child), or (3) a child who is living with the adult(s) by written permission of the child’s parent or custodian. A pregnant woman also is considered a family under the federal Fair Housing statute. (A married couple without children living with them does not constitute a family.)  If you have a specific family need and would like to request a variance, please contact us.  

 

Examples of Occupancy Guidelines

  • One Adult= Studio Unit or Larger
  • Two Adults (Married or Un-Married)= Studio Unit or Larger
  • Family of Two= Studio Unit or Larger
  • Family of Three=Studio Unit or Larger
  • Family of Four=Two Bedroom or Larger
  • Family of Five=Two Bedroom or Larger


  • Three or Four Roommates= Two Bedroom or Larger
  • Five Roommates=Three Bedroom or Larger



Lease application

B. What Does Application Involve?

APPLICATION PROCESS.  A Completed Application is comprised of:

  1. RENTAL APPLICATION with each adult (18 years of age or older) participating. Every question on the application must be answered.
  2. APPLICATION FEE PAYMENT of  $35 per adult   (This fee will be charged at the end of the online Application based upon the number of adults on the application, preferred payment is by Credit/Debit Card, other payment methods are available upon request)
  3. RENTAL HISTORY VERIFICATION FORM Submit as many forms as necessary to document at least two years of rental or home ownership history for each adult.  
  4. SOURCE OF FUNDS VERIFICATION FORM Submit as many forms as necessary to document at least two years consistent source of income for each adult.  We will require evidence satisfactory to us of your source of funds. If self-employed we'll need minimally: Two most recent months bank statements and a copy of at least two years filed IRS tax returns. If your source of funds are from a source(s) other than employment we'll need evidence of those funds as well.
  5. PET APPLICATION FORM Submit as many forms as you have pets. (not necessary if you don't have pets)
  6. PHOTO ID: After application approval we will require one form of U.S. government-issued valid photo identification for each Adult Applicant. (Failure to produce ID or if ID's do not match applicants we may cancel your approval.)

Check list screening process

C. What Happens During the Screening Process?

 SCREENING PROCESS.  A Completed Application is comprised of:

  1. Completed Applications will be reviewed in the order received, incomplete Applications are not considered. 
  2. Once we have your Completed Application as described above we will check your credit report, criminal history, source of funds (employment, housing assistance, etc.), references to confirm that they meet our rental criteria (see Paragraph 4 below). If you meet our criteria, we'll approve your application. 
  3. This process takes one to three business days from date of our receiving your Completed Application 
  4. We will rent the property to the first applicant that meets the criteria.
  5. UPON OUR WRITTEN NOTICE TO YOU OF YOUR APPROVAL YOU WILL HAVE 24-HRS TO PAY THE SECURITY DEPOSIT IN FULL or we reserve the right to release the unit to another applicant. 

Application Approved

D. How will I be Screened?

RENTAL CRITERIA. To qualify for a property you must meet the following criteria:


  1. Income. It is your responsibility to provide completed SOURCE OF FUNDS VERIFICATION FORMs from current/past employers. Your household monthly income must be at least two times the monthly rent. Your total monthly obligations (including rent for the property you are applying for) must not exceed 80% of your income. If source of income being used to qualify is not from employment, you must provide proof of a source of income. Roommates must qualify individually as if they were to reside alone in the property.  
  2. Rental History. You must have satisfactory unbiased rental references from at least two years immediately preceding the date of your application. It is your responsibility to provide completed RENTAL HISTORY VERIFICATION FORMs from current/past landlords. We reserve the right to deny your application if, after making a good faith effort, we are unable to verify your rental history. Homeowners must show timely mortgage payment history, verification of proper maintenance and proof of ownership. If you have ever been evicted or sued for any lease violation, we will reject your application. Your application will be turned down if a reference landlord reports significant complaint levels of noncompliance.  
  3. Credit History. Your credit record must currently be satisfactory. Past Bankruptcies do not automatically reject your application, but a current Open Bankruptcy will. If your credit history shows nonpayment of any rents or leasehold obligations, we will reject your application.  
  4. Criminal History. If you have ever been convicted of a felony or misdemeanor that would be considered a serious threat to real property or violence, including manufacture or distribution of controlled substances, we will reject your application. Criminal background checks are conducted as part of the application process.
  5. Guarantors. If you do not meet one or more of the above criteria, you may be able to qualify for the property if you can get a third party to guarantee your lease. The guarantor must pass the same application and screening process that you must pass, except we will deduct the guarantor's own housing costs before applying his or her income to our income standard.
  6. Roommates. Roommates are considered for tenancy. Each roommate, individually and independently as if they were to be the sole occupant of the property, must qualify based on the above criteria. 
  7. Deposit. Advertised deposits are available if you have good credit, required income and acceptable references. ManageCo Property Management reserves the right to require additional deposit or pre-paid last month's rent if one or more of the criteria is not met.
  8. HOUSING SUBSIDIES. ManageCo Property Management welcomes Housing Authority / Section 8 contracts.  
  9. FALSE INFORMATION IS GROUNDS FOR DENIAL. You will be denied rental if you misrepresent any information on the application. If misrepresentations are found after the rental/lease agreement is signed, your rental/lease agreement may be terminated.

Keys and Lease agreement

E. What will the Lease Contain?

RENTAL AGREEMENT. If you are accepted, you will be required to sign a rental/lease agreement in which you will agree to abide by the rules of the rental unit or complex and/or neighborhood. A complete copy of our rental/lease agreement is available for any prospective resident to request and review. In particular, in addition to other important requirements, please note that your rental/lease agreement will:


  1. Require you to report any maintenance problems that occur during your tenancy. Failure to notify management can result in you being held responsible for any damages. 
  2. Require you to prevent all household members, guests and visitors from engaging in any lease violation behavior.  
  3. Forbid you, any member of your household, or your guests, from engaging in illegal drug use, sale, manufacture, distribution, or other criminal activity on or about the property.  
  4. Limit your ability to allow guests to stay for long periods without the advance permission of the landlord.  
  5. Provide that serious or repeated violations of the lease requirements on these items, or any other item addressed by the rental/lease agreement will result in termination of your rental/lease agreement.
  6. Require you to maintain Renters Insurance throughout your occupancy of the property.
  7. Please read the entire lease carefully, as we take each part of the rental agreement seriously. The agreement has been written to help us prevent illegal activity from disturbing the peace of neighbors and to help make sure that our tenants are given the best housing we can provide.

Pets under one roof

F. How about Pets?

(Documented Assistance Animals are always welcome) 


PET POLICIES. If pets are negotiable at the subject property, you will be asked to sign a separate "Pet Lease Addendum" that contains our restrictions relating to pets. A complete copy of our "Pet Lease Addendum" is available for review upon request. If you are accepted, you may be required to pay an additional security deposit that is refundable at the conclusion of the tenancy. A monthly rent premium of may also be charged. PET APPLICATION