WB Blue Goose LP Selection Criteria

WB Blue Goose LP. SELECTION CRITERIA

 Mutual Management is a fair housing provider. We do not discriminate against persons on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, familial status, disability, creed, marital status, public assistance, ancestry, and sexual/affection orientation.

BUSINESS RELATIONSHIP

The relationship between a management company and a tenant is a business relationship. A courteous and businesslike attitude is required from both parties. WE reserve the right to refuse application and rental to anyone who is verbally, abusive, swears, is disrespectful, make threats, offers bribes, has been drinking, is argumentative, or in general displays an attitude at the time of the showing or application or during the process that causes management to believe that we would not have a positive business relationship.

APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS

Each adult must complete an application and be screened. Applications must be filled out completely and accurately. Information must be legible and verifiable. An incomplete application may be rejected or not processed. Any misstatements or omissions on your application, intentional or unintentional, whether or not it is discovered before you move into a building, is grounds for denial of an application or termination of an existing lease. If information given on the application cannot be checked and verified, this is a reason for rejection. Omission of information requested, may be grounds for rejection.

IDENTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS (Photocopies and faxes will not be accepted).

Each adult must provide the following: State issued ID AND original social security card.

HOUSING HISTORY

All applicants must have a positive housing history of which MUST be one year of verifiable rental history. We require the name and last known telephone number of each landlord/property manager/mortgage company for EACH address that you have had for the past three years (whether or not you were on the lease). Roommate referrals are not acceptable. If the applicant or any member of the applicant household fails to fully and accurately disclose rental history, the application may be denied based on the applicant’s “misrepresentation” of information. The refusal of a landlord to give a reference, the non-response of a landlord, or a negative reference may be grounds for rejection.  Unlawful detainers, evictions, and/or lease termination may be grounds for rejection.

CREDIT

All applicants must have a positive credit history. An adverse reference, high debt, past due or dishornored debt, or the absence of credit history may be grounds for rejection.

OCCUPANCY

Number of Bedrooms

Max # of people in household

0

1

1

2

2

4

3

6

4

8

5

10

INCOME and Assets

All forms of income and assets will be third party verified, if third party verifications are unable to be obtained applicant maybe required to provide proof. Income from all sources must be sufficient to pay the rent and other predictable living expenses. To be counted as income, amounts must be verifiable, reliable, and predictable.  Maximum income guidelines apply to all applicants of Riverside Homes; households over the income limits will be rejected.     

# of people in household Section 42 Income Limit

1

$35,280

2

$40,320

3

$45,360

4

$50,400

5

$54,480

6

$58,500

CRIMINAL HISTORY

Applicants with any criminal history may be rejected, and/or may be asked to provide a reference letter. Reference letters are to be from a verifiable credible source and NOT to be from family members or friends.

STUDENTS

Households which consist entirely of full time students are NOT eligible for housing unless one of the following exemptions is met:

  • All members of the household are married and are qualified to file a joint tax return (proof required)
  • Household consists of single parents and their children and neither parent or children are dependent of another individual
  • At least one member of the household receives public assistance (AFDC, TANF, or MFIP),
  • At least one member of the household participates in the Job Training Partnership Act or other similar federal, state, or local program (including programs operating under the Workforce Investment Act and Dislocated Worker Program.
  • Household consists of at least one student who was previously under foster care within 5 years of move-in.

COOP REQUIRED PARTICIPATION and MEMBERSHIP APPROVAL FOR BLUE GOOSE COOPERATIVE ONLY

A co-op is made up of the members (tenants) of the building, who help run the building. As a member you are required to participate with the other members to carry out a number of tasks – selection of your neighbors, deciding on the budget for the coop, working out problems between neighbors, mowing the lawn, and cleaning.  Through your participation you gain a sense of

Community, a relationship with your neighbors, your voice is heard and you can make a difference. Failure to perform your four hours of participation each month will result in a non-participation fee being assessed.

The four (4) hours of participation that are required each month include:

  • 2 committee hours. Committees meet once each month for two hours.  There are four committee meetings to choose from.
  • 2 service hours. Cleaning common and public areas, mowing lawn, shoveling, etc.
Participation Fee
4 or more hours $0
3-4 hours $18
2-3 hours $35
1-2 hours $53
0-1 hour $70

 INTERVIEW WITH COOPERATIVE

All persons applying for residency in  the Blue Goose Cooperative must meet with and be approved of by the Membership Committee before their application for housing can be approved. This meeting’s purpose is to make sure that you are able to satisfy the membership requirements and the resident selection criteria of the cooperative.

NO SMOKING POLICY

Blue Goose Apartments has adopted a no-smoking policy and tenant with be required to sign an addendum to the lease in regards to this policy prior to move in.

CONSENT OF RELEASE OF INFORMATION

By signing this selection criteria, you are authorizing Mutual Management Company to share any application information with the Blue Goose Cooperative Board. In addition to meeting the requirements of the member selection criteria, the Cooperative has four basic criteria for membership: 1) Members pay their rent on time and in full. 2) Members keep their unit clean and pest free. 3) Members are respectful to their neighbors in the Cooperative and in the community. 4) Members run cooperatives! Therefore, members commit to and complete four hours of service per month to maintain the Cooperative.

APPLICATION FEES

Each adult will be charged a non-refundable application fee of $35.00. This must be paid in personal check (of applicant, no third party checks) or money order. A pre-lease deposit of $100.00 is also required before an application will be accepted. IF ANY CHECKS FOR FEES AND/OR DEPOSITS ARE RETURNED FOR ANY REASON, THE APPLICATION WILL BE REJECTED and you will be charged $25 per returned item fee.

If your application is denied for any reason listed on this criteria, you will receive written notification within 14 days with the reason for your denial and the name, address, and phone number of the tenant screening agency that was used in considering the application. If your application is denied for any reason NOT listed on selection criteria, your application fee will be refunded. You must elect an option for the return of the fee.

_____     Mail to the applicants address listed on application

_____     Applicant may pick up check upon one business day’s notice

 

 

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