Rental Criteria

Learn about our rental criteria below or you can download/print PDF file for our rental criteria.

Rental Criteria

Identification Applicant must provide current government issued photo identification

Income, Applicant may be denied for:

  • Lack of proof of income
  • Monthly household income less than 2.5 time(s) the stated monthly rental amount

Credit History Applicant may be denied for:

  • Unverifiable social security number
  • Open bankruptcy
  • Tax lien
  • Foreclosure
  • Past due mortgage
  • Judgments or collections
  • Judgments or collection for unpaid rent
  • Judgments or collection for damage to rental unit
  • Bankruptcy dismissed or discharged within the past 6 months

Criminal History

Applicant may be denied where the date of disposition, release or probation has occurred within the past seven years for a conviction, guilty plea or no-contest plea for:

  • Drug related offenses
  • Murder
  • Arson
  • Sex crimes and/or crimes against a child
  • Assault
  • Vehicle prowling
  • Manslaughter
  • Domestic Violence
  • Malicious mischief
  • Registered or unregistered sex offender
  • Burglary
  • Robbery
  • Kidnapping
  • Forgery

Employment History Applicant may be denied for:

  • Employment for less than 12 months with current employer OR Less than 24 months in the same or similar field of work
  • Unverifiable employment

Evictions and Judgments Applicant may be denied for:

  • Eviction filed in the past 7 years
  • Judgment or collection for damage to rental unit
  • Judgment or collection for unpaid rent

Rental History Applicant may be denied for:

  • Unverifiable rental history Less than 24 months of rental history
  • Unfulfilled lease obligation(s)
  • Eviction pending
  • 2 or more late payments within a 12-month period
  • 1 or more NSF checks in a 12-month period
  • 2 or more complaints in a 12-month period
  • Unauthorized pet(s)
  • Unauthorized occupant(s)
  • Damage to the unit or property
  • Current or past balance owing for deposit, rent, fees or damages

If your application is denied the landlord is required to provide you with a written notice of adverse action that states the reason(s) for taking adverse action (RCW 59.18.257). Adverse action can be denial of your application or approval on condition (co-signer required, increased deposit, last month’s rent, increased monthly rent). You have the right to dispute the accuracy of the information in the tenant screening report. You have the right to a free copy of your tenant screening report. To dispute the accuracy of your tenant screening report or to request a free copy of your tenant screening report please submit your request in writing with a copy of your photo ID to:

LandlordSolutions 2201 North 30th Street, Tacoma, WA 98403 Office: 253-396-0010 | Fax: 866-877-9688 www.landlordsolutionsinc.com

For applicants applying for a property in the city of Tacoma, the link below will provide with access to information about code violations, findings on discrimination cases, and register to vote. www.washingtonlawhelp.org/rentalhousingcode.

By signing our Rental Criteria Document the applicant acknowledges receipt of the prospective landlord’s criteria that may result in denial of your application. Screening fees are non-refundable. Applicant may be denied for providing false, inaccurate or misleading information or for an incomplete application.

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