Application Approval Criteria
Pioneer Property Management is firmly committed to offering the best quality housing and customer service possible to all our residents.
All applicants are required to meet established criteria to be considered for residency.
This criterion is fairly and consistently applied to each prospective resident that applies to rent an apartment.
The term “occupant(s)” in these criteria means the person or persons that are authorized occupants under the lease. Please also note that Pioneer Property Management has established these criteria as a way of ensuring that each resident and occupant has the same opportunity to enjoy their home and the amenities that the community may provide.
We maintain a strict policy of confidentiality and privacy for our applicants and residents. We do not discuss information on applications with anyone other than the applicant. In addition, we do not discuss individual credit reports with an applicant. If you would like to discuss or dispute anything in your credit report, you will need to contact Rental Services Incorporated (RSI). Upon your request, we will provide you with the contact information for RSI.wed.
Application for Residency
Each applicant must be at least 18 years of age and complete a rental application fully and accurately.
Two residents per sleeping area plus one additional person are allowed in each rental home. No more than 3 unrelated parties are allowed. Anyone 18 years of age or older will be required to sign the lease.
Well behaved pets will be considered at landlord’s discretion. A photo of each pet to be considered is required with application.no rental history, willing to also pre-pay another month’s rent.
All vehicles must be registered and in operating condition.
No smoking is allowed.
Each application must provide two of the following forms of identification in order for the verification process to begin: Government Issued Photo ID, valid Social Security number, a Passport or Alien Registration Card.
The combined household income on all applicant(s) must be equal to at least 3 times the market rent. Three current paycheck stubs or offer letter on company letterhead will be required in order to verify employment. Applicants must provide paycheck stubs or offer letter at the time application is submitted.
In the event the Applicant is self-employed, then Applicant must provide previous year’s tax return, year to date financial statement and previous two months bank statements for the current business.
In the event the Applicant is retired, or unemployed Applicant must provide proof of income and/or assets that equal 3 times the total contractual amount of the Rental Agreement.
Management reserves the right to deny an applicant for certain sources of income, if permissible under applicable law.
620+ Credit Score (Reported by FICO) is required.
If FICO score is reported as ‘Not Available’ (NA), Application will be declined.
Applicant may not currently be utilizing more than 50% of available credit.
Applicants must have a credit report that reflects a positive payment history on at least 80% of the total accounts in the last twelve months. Collections, including charge offs, must be below 10%. Student loans and total medical will not be considered derogatory. Bankruptcy must be discharged for at least three (3) years.
Present and previous landlords/mortgage companies will be contacted to determine the applicant’s ability to meet rental obligations and character references. Endorsement from Apartment Community and/or mortgage companies is required with a minimum of two years verifiable rental/mortgage history. In the event applicant has no verifiable rental history an additional deposit equal to one month rent in addition to the normal deposit or a cosigner will be required. If present or previous landlords and/or mortgage companies report any of the following items, the applicant will be denied:
- 2 or more NSF payments in the last 12 months
- 4 or more NSF payments in the last 24 months
- 3 or more late payments in the last 12 months
- Foreclosure on mortgage in the last 3 years
- Outstanding balance for damages or rent owed to another Landlord/mortgage Company.
- Any demonstration of poor apartment care
- Any eviction (FED), skips or notice given by landlord.
Any felony convictions or misdemeanors for theft of property, violence, drug violations, injury to persons, damage to property, sexual offenses, even if currently serving deferred adjudication, convicted or case pending will result in application being denied (see page 4). Any deferred sentence will be considered a conviction.
Approved applications remain in good standing for a period of ninety (90) days from the approval date. If the lease is not signed and/or the applicant fails to occupy an apartment within the viable time period, the application must be resubmitted for verification and approval and a new application fee must be paid.
PIONEER PROPERTY MANAGEMENT
UNACCEPTABLE CRIMINAL BACKGROUNDS
- All Felonies within 7 years will be automatically denied.
- Three or more troublesome misdemeanors within 7 years will be denied.
- Any drug related charges. (Possession, paraphernalia, etc.)
- Any sex related charge. (Assault, molestation, etc.)
- Habitual traffic offender.
- Abortion crimes.
- Aggravated incest.
- Child abuse where death or injury result.
- Habitual child abuser.
- Trafficking in Children.
- Procurement of child for sexual exploitation.
- Crimes against at-risk adults or juveniles.
- Prostitution with knowledge of being infected with AIDS.
- Accessory to a crime.
- False report of explosives, weapons, or harmful substances.
- Disarming a peace officer.
- Aiding escape.
- Introducing contraband in the first or second degree.
- Possession of contraband in the first degree.
- Assault during escape.
- Holding hostages.
- Violation of bail bond condition.
- Compensation for past official behavior.
- Attempt to influence a public servant.
- Misuse of official information.
- Issuing a false certificate.
- Perjury in the first degree.
- Bribing a juror.
- Intimidating a juror.
- Jury tampering
- Tampering with physical evidence.
- Bribing a witness or victim.
- Intimidating a witness or a victim.
- Retaliating against a witness or a victim.
- Tampering with a witness or a victim.
- Inciting a riot.
- Arming rioters.
- Endangering public transportation.
- Vehicular eluding.
- Firearms, explosives, or incendiary devices in facilities of public transportation.
- Terrorist training activities.
- Ethnic intimidation resulting in bodily injury.
- False or misleading information.
- Animal fighting.