For verification considertion you must have a copy of your 2 most recent paystubs, W2,  copies of government pension if applicable or valid program funding. If self-employed, you must provide signed copies of the last two years' tax returns and the last 3 months' bank statements.

  • History of acceptable level of income must cover the previous 24 months
  • Rent to income ratio:  Adequate gross income to rent ratio


Your credit screening will be done by the Rental Housing Association of Washington. If your application is not approved, you are entitled to contact the provider of the report for a free copy. They may be contacted at:

TransUnion Consumer Reltions, 2 Baldwin Place, PO BOX 1000, Chester, PA 19022 Phone: 1-800-888-4213

We require a positive credit history with:

  • No excessive debt which may impact applicant(s) ability to pay rent
  • No accounts in collection
  • No non-discharged bankruptcies
  • No money owing to a previous landlord
  • A minimum credit score of 600 and no excessive negative credit issues
  • At least 2 active accounts being rated to establish history


We require current and previous landlord contact information. Each rental applicant must be able to demonstrate a pattern of meeting their rental obligations, leaving prior rental properties in good condition and not having a pattern of complaints from neighbors. Applicants can have no prior eviction, and must have verifiable references for positive rental or mortgage history over the last 24 months. Please note that your lanlord must take or return our screening calls within 48 hours of application submission or we will move onto the next application.


Criminal history (Outside Seattle) will be considered on a case by case basis, with factors including the nature of the offense, how much time has passed, and whether or not the individual is appropriately rehabilitated and does not pose a risk to persons or property. Background checks may include sex offender check, terrorist list check and FBI most wanted.


  • National sex offender check
  • National terrorist list check
  • FBI most wanted search list