Q: How do I apply for housing?
A: Each property has its own application process. Please contact the Leasing Office regarding apartment availability, rent, income requirements or restrictions and how to obtain an application for housing. All applicants 18 and older must be present to apply. The office staff will provide a list of the required documents that are necessary for the application and an appointment is strongly recommended.
Q: Can you send me an application?
A: An original copy of the application with original signatures must be provided to the leasing office. In certain situations, a copy of the application can be mailed. However, there are documents that may need to be completed with the assistance of a staff member.
Q: Will a Housing Choice Voucher be accepted?
A: Most properties accept Housing Choice Vouchers if the voucher covers the market rate rent. A resident cannot pay any difference that the voucher does not cover.
Q: Is there a cost to apply?
A: The standard application fee is $35 per person (18 and older or based on the legal age in your state).
Q: When do applicants need to advise management of changes?
A: Applicants must advise management of any changes in anticipated and verifiable income for the upcoming 12 months from the date of move-in prior to moving in.
Q: Do you perform a credit check?
A: We perform a credit check as well as a criminal back ground check and rental history verification. The results will be assessed as a factor in approving your application.
Q: Do I have to pay for any utilities?
A: The resident is responsible for several utilities including electricity, gas, and sewer. Ashton Park pays for the water.¬ Please contact the Leasing Office for details.
Q: How long is the lease?
A: 6-12 months
Q: Is there a security deposit and is it refundable?
A: A refundable security deposit is required prior to move-in. Upon move-out, your apartment will be inspected for damage above normal wear and tear. Cost to repair damage beyond normal wear and tear will be deducted from the security deposit and the remainder of the deposit will be refunded.
Q: Do you allow pets?
A: We do allow pets with some restrictions.¬ A resident can have¬ up to 2 with a 60¬ pound weight limit per pet and¬ no aggressive breads. There is a $300 per pet non-refundable fee and $10 per month pet rent.