Steady Property Management

Rental Criteria

All application fees are non-refundable.
At this time, we do not accept reusable tenant screening reports.
An application may be denied for the reasons below:

Income

  • Lack of proof of income
  • Monthly household income less than 3 times the stated monthly rental amount

Credit History

  • Unverifiable Social Security number
  • A credit score below 650
  • Open bankruptcy
  • Bankruptcy dismissed or discharged within the past 24 months
  • Judgment or collection for unpaid rent
  • Judgment or collection for damage to the rental unit
  • Foreclosure in the past 24 months
  • Past due mortgage
  • Tax lien

Criminal

  • Landlord will review criminal records on a case‐by‐case basis considering the nature and severity of the criminal conviction and the amount of time that has passed since the criminal activity Falsification of an application

Eviction and Judgment

  • Eviction filed in the past 48 months
  • Judgment or collection for unpaid rent
  • Judgment or collection for damage to rental unit

Employment History

  • Unverifiable employment
  • Employment for less than 12 months with current employer OR 2 years in the same or similar field of work.

Rental History

  • Unverifiable rental history
  • Unfulfilled lease obligation(s)
  • Current or past balance owing for deposit, rent, fees or damages
  • Eviction pending
  • 2 or more late payments within a 12 month period
  • 2 or more NSF checks within a 12 month period
  • 2 or more complaints within a 12 month period
  • Less than 12 months of rental history
  • Unauthorized pets
  • Unauthorized occupants
  • Damage to the unit or property

Inability for owner/landlord/tenant screening office to verify all information on application or not provided in a timely fashion.

Inaccurate and/or incomplete information provided by the applicant or co-applicant.

If your application is denied the landlord is required to provide you with a written notice of adverse action that states the reason(s) for taking adverse action (RCW 59.18.257). Adverse action can be denial of your application or approval on condition (co-signer required, increased deposit, last month’s rent, increased monthly rent). You have the right to dispute the accuracy of the information in the tenant screening report. You have the right to a free copy of your tenant screening report. To dispute the accuracy of your tenant screening report or to request a free copy of your tenant screening report please submit your request in writing with a copy of your photo ID to: