Residential Rental Applications

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Used to request information from a prospective Tenant and grants the Landlord the right to perform credit and other background checks.

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When a Landlord wants to select a reliable and worthy Tenant, a comprehensive Residential Rental Application will be useful in gathering the necessary information to make an accurate determination about a potential Tenant. This document is designed to collect the basic information to help establish a correct profile of a prospective Tenant, including past rental history, employment, current financial situation and credit related information.

A landlord is confronted with many uncertainties when renting to a new Tenant. This rental application form also allows a Landlord to request the Tenant to agree to a background and credit check. The information obtained through this Residential Rental Application can help the Landlord evaluate whether the future Tenant is more likely to be a good long term Tenant that will likely make timely rent payments.

It is important to remember that the rental application should be signed by the prospective Tenant and by any spouse that will be living on the property. If a second adult will be renting the premises, they should complete a separate rental application form.

Please note that it is illegal for a Landlord to discriminate against a potential Tenant based on any unlawful or illegal reason including race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, family status, or any other basis prohibited by local or state laws. Such acts of discrimination by a Landlord as the only basis of refusal to rent is unlawful in all states.

This legal form also includes detailed instructions that guide you through each provision making it simple to easily understand the terms of your form.

These Important provisions are included in this Residential Rental Application:
  • Applicant Information: Identifies the applicant by name, date of birth, social security number, and driver's license no.;
  • Rental History: Provides information relating to premises previously rented by a prospective Tenant;
  • Spouse, Children, and other Tenants: Identifies a spouse, children, or other Tenants who possibly may live in the rental property;
  • Vehicle: Describes the model and license number of any vehicles that will be parked at the rental premises;
  • Pets: States the name, type/breed, and size of any pet that would live in the rental property;
  • Miscellaneous: requests various important information such as smoking habits, prior evictions, intentional failure to pay past rents, and felony convictions;
  • Current Employer: Provides employment, earnings, and child support/alimony information for a potential Tenant and spouse (where applicable);
  • Credit, Personal and Bank References, and Credit Cards: Information relating to the Tenant's credit and banking status, credit card limits and liability;

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This lawyer prepared packet includes:
  1. Step by step checklist and Instructions for Residential Rental Application;
  2. Information for Residential Rental Application;
  3. Residential Rental Application.
State Law Compliant: This form complies with the laws of your state.
Number of Pages5
DimensionsDesigned for Letter Size (8.5" x 11")
EditableYes (.doc, .wpd and .rtf)
UsageUnlimited number of prints
Product number#16477
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It looks good so far, nice that I can type in my comments and modifications. Hopefully I'll not end up in court to test it out. This is much better than some of the others where you get one shot at the paperwork!

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