This is a standard rental application with a co-applicant that may be used by one person, roommates or a couple. This document does not ask for an applicant’s personal bank account numbers or credit cards. It includes the following sections for each individual to complete separately:
• Employment Information – This section collects current and previous employer information including employment addresses and income.
• Emergency Contact – In case of an emergency, it’s important to collect the name of a person residing outside of the rental property household.
• Landlord References – Collecting landlord references can be a critical component of the tenant screening process – just be sure to verify a landlord’s property ownership and/or management if relying on their reference so you can weed out friends and family members.
• Personal References – While not as important as a landlord reference, personal references can be important for a multitude of reasons and a good idea to have.
• Public Records – This section contains two very important questions that should be asked of any applicant when applying for tenancy: Have you ever been convicted or evicted.