Thank you for applying to live at Vesta Apartments! These criteria explain the process we use to select our residents. Vesta apartments/222 Langdon LLC/The Alexander Company, Inc. is an Equal Housing Opportunity provider and it is our policy to treat all residents and visitors fairly and consistently without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or familial status. This community and its employees comply with the provisions of Title VIII of the Civil Rights Act of 1968, the Fair Housing Amendments Act of 1988 (“Fair Housing Act”) and, to the extent applicable, the Americans with Disabilities Act. Furthermore, this community complies with the state and local fair housing regulations of the jurisdictions in which it is located.

This community will not discriminate against any person or persons on any basis prohibited by law including but not limited to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, disability, source of income, sexual orientation, age or familial status. In addition, The Alexander Company, Inc. has a Section 504 Policy that addresses all reasonable accommodation requests. For more information on reasonable accommodation requests, contact the Community Manager.

Lease Term 1 year – Renter’s insurance required (see additional requirements).
Security Deposit 1 month’s rent, due at lease signing
Utilities Included Cable, internet, heat, hot water, water/sewer, trash/snow removal. Tenants are responsible for electricity.
Parking None.
Pet Policy Cats allowed. Dogs under 40 lbs. Breed restrictions may apply. $50 dog rent per month, $20 cat rent per month.

THE APPLICATION PROCESS
After reviewing the resident selection criteria, prospective tenants must submit an application and a non-refundable $20.00 application fee. The application fee is not refundable & applies to all applicants over the age of 18 years old. An application cannot be processed unless it is fully complete. Applicants must list all members who will reside in the apartment. Once the application is approved and the available apartment is accepted, the applicant will sign a lease agreement in which the applicant agrees to abide by all the rules and regulations.

THE WAITING LIST
If a unit is not available, interested parties may join the waiting list. The waiting list is organized by unit size and individuals remain on it for 3 months. When a unit comes available, those on the wait list, whom have expressed interest in that size unit, will be contacted. Failure to respond to attempted contacts will result in removal from the waiting list. Applications will be processed in the order received with application fee, holding deposit & signed Holding Deposit Agreement.

Minimum Income: Household’s gross monthly income must equal 1 1/2 times the monthly rent. If applicant does not meet this requirement, he or she may use a cosigner. Cosigner must complete a separate application and is subject to credit/background screening and the minimum income requirement.

Credit Screening. A report will be obtained through a commercial credit-reporting agency for applicant and cosigner (if applicable).

Background and criminal record checks. All applicants and household members over 18 years of age will be screened for criminal history. All applicants shall disclose in their application if any household member(s) have criminal charges pending at the time of application and if so, where and what the pending criminal charges are. A history of any of the following by any household member is cause for rejection of an application for housing:

  1. A felony conviction or adjudication other than an acquittal of sex offenses (including but not limited to forcible rape, child molestation, and aggravated sexual battery), arson, crimes involving explosives, and the illegal manufacture of controlled substances or manufacture of illegal drugs.
  2. Within 10 years from the completion of any sentence, probation, or parole for a felony that involved damage to or destruction of property, bodily harm against a person, including but not limited to: murder, homicide, manslaughter, armed robbery, aggravated assault, or any felony of violence that may establish that the applicant constitutes a direct threat to the health or safety of other individuals or to the property.
  3. Within 5 years from the completion of any sentence, probation, or parole for a felony that involved stalking, weapon offenses, burglary, theft, auto theft, buying receiving or possession of stolen property, or sales or trafficking in an illegal drug or controlled substance.
  4. Within 3 years from the completion of any sentence, probation, or parole for any other felony for a crime involving the illegal personal use of a controlled substance (other than sales, trafficking, or manufacture), illegal gambling, prostitution, commercialized vice, embezzlement, or forgery.
  5. Within 3 years from the completion of any sentence, probation, or parole for any misdemeanor or ordinance violation for a crime of violence that may establish that the applicant constitutes a direct threat to the health or safety of other individuals or the property.
  6. Within 3 years from the completion of any sentence, probation, or parole for any felony or any misdemeanor involving trespass.
  7. Except, the following shall be excluded from consideration: Juvenile adjudications that do not qualify as convictions under state law; and expunged, purged, or sealed convictions.

Rental History. Rental history for the past 2 years must indicate the ability to care for the property without damage and pay rent on time. Applicant must be able to establish the necessary utilities with the appropriate utility provider. Previous evictions and/or judgments for rent are grounds for denial of the application. Homeless shelters and group homes are not considered rental history. If applicant does not have 2 years of rental history, he/she may use a cosigner.

Rejection Procedures. If an applicant is denied, a letter of denial will be sent to the current address listed on the application. If an applicant disputes the accuracy of any information provided to Vesta Apartments/222 Langdon LLC/The Alexander Company, Inc. by a screening service or credit reporting agency, the applicant may contact the screening company that supplied the information to obtain a copy of screening results. The name and address of the screening company and a reference number will be provided in the denial letter. Denied applicants may reapply to the community in six months.

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS