I/We hereby certify that I/We Do/Will Not maintain a separate subsidized rental unit in another location. I/We further certify that this will be my/our permanent residence. I/We understand I/We must pay a security deposit for this apartment prior to occupancy. I/We understand that my eligibility for housing will be based on applicable income limits and by management’s selection criteria. I/We certify that all information in this application is true to the best of my/our knowledge and I/We understand that false statements or information are punishable by law and will lead to cancellation of this application or termination of tenancy after occupancy. All adult applicants, 18 or older, must sign application.
Applicant’s Right to Appeal: In the event my application for residency is declined for reasons of criminal history, I understand that I have the right to appeal the decision, in writing, and present to Management as part of the written appeal, any and all information or mitigating circumstances I wish to have considered in the decision making process. Such information may include, but is not limited to: length of time since a conviction occurred, severity and relevance of a conviction, employment and rental history established since a conviction, etc. Written appeals are to be given to the Manager on-site and mailed to:
8975 Guilford Road, Suite 100
Columbia, MD 21406
Attention: Fair Housing Officer
Upon execution of Lease first month’s rent due.
I hereby affirm that my answers to the foregoing questions are true and correct and that I have not knowingly withheld any fact or circumstance which would, if disclosed, affect my Application unfavorably. As an inducement to enter into the Lease, I authorize you to secure from a consumer reporting agency an investigative consumer report. This report may contain, but would not be limited to, a consumer credit report, a criminal history records investigation, a rental history and verification of my residences, employment and income. I further authorize you and the consumer reporting agency to verify any and all information contained in this Application and to inquire into my character, general reputation, personal characteristics and mode of living, and I release all concerned from any liability in connection with the information they give. I have also been advised that I have the right, under the federal Fair Credit Reporting Act, Section 606(B) to make a written request of you and the consumer reporting agency, within a reasonable time, for a complete and accurate disclosure of the nature and scope of the investigation. I also consent to, and authorize the use of, any subsequent consumer report(s) under this authorization in connection with the collection of any debt associated with the rental of a residence for which
application was made. Finally, I acknowledge receipt of the summary of consumer rights required by Section 609 of the Fair Credit Reporting Act entitled “A Summary of Your Rights Under the Fair Credit Reporting Act”.
I/We have fully read and understand all of the provisions of this Application and acknowledge receipt of a completed copy of same.