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Screening Criteria

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BIGOS MANAGEMENT SCREENING GUIDELINES


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Some credit history is required. If NO credit history is present on the screening background, additional rental conditions must be met in order to consider an application for rental.

UNACCEPTABLE CREDIT MARKS

BANKRUPTCY Unacceptable if filed within 12 months of move-in date.

COLLECTION ACCOUNTS/JUDGMENTS Unless proof of payment can be provided, the total combined delinquent debt cannot exceed $1000. Combined delinquent accounts of $1,001-$2,500 must show they have been on a payment plan for the last 3 months. Medical accounts are excluded from the review. Child Support, Student Loans, Tax Liens, and Judgments may be excluded from the review. Applicants with mortgage-related debt (foreclosure) will also be excluded from review under certain rental conditions.

COMBINED COLLECTION, CHARGE OFF & DELINQUENT ACCOUNTS THAT ARE PAST DUE Unacceptable exceeding $1000.

REPOSSESSION Unacceptable if filed within 12 months of the move-in date.

PRIOR UNLAWFUL DETAINERS OR EVICTIONS Can reapply once the Unlawful Detainer or Eviction is expunged from the record.


The combined household is required to provide gross income requirements which must be equal to or greater than 2.5 times the total monthly payment. (The total monthly payment may consist of: rent, storage, garage, pet rent, etc.) No, or not enough income could be conditionally approved by prepaying the lease or providing a Guarantor.


The combined household is required to provide one (1) year of verifiable address or positive rental history. If the applicant has not owned, rented, or does not have the required verifiable rental history, we will require last months rent or a guarantor. Address omissions or errors are grounds for denial.


Bigos Management allows two (2) occupants per bedroom. For apartments with more then three bedrooms, there is a maximum of six (6) occupants per unit. Infants under 12 months old do not count towards the total number of occupants.


A Dismissal under a Misdemeanor, Gross Misdemeanor, or Felony is acceptable. All Petty Misdemeanors will be overlooked.

Any Open or Pending case(s) on a screening background report = Denial

All offenses/crimes listed below are based on the Sentencing Date.  (Sentencing Date – means the event that follows the verdict. A sentence is a penalty ordered by the court. The primary goals of sentencing are punishment, deterrence, incapacitation, probation, imprisonment, and rehabilitation. If at the Sentencing Hearing a release date is not given/provided, the date used will default to the conviction date of the crime.)

UNACCEPTABLE OFFENSES/CRIMES

OFFENSES AGAINST PROPERTY

Example: stealing, theft, arson, burglary, larceny, shoplifting, destruction of property
Misdemeanor/Gross Misdemeanor: any within the last 5 years
Felony: ANY      

 OFFENSES INVOLVING GAMBLING

Example: illegal lotteries, bookmaking, gaming
Felony: any within the last 3 years

OFFENSES AGAINST ANIMALS

Example: cruelty against animals
Gross Misdemeanor: any within the last 5 years
Felony: any within the last 10 years         

OFFENSES INVOLVING FIREARMS OR WEAPONS

Example: possession of a firearm, reckless use of a weapon
Misdemeanor/Gross Misdemeanor: any within the last 5 years
Felony: ANY

OFFENSES AGAINST PERSONS

Example: homicide, manslaughter, kidnapping, robbery, attempted murder, assault 
Misdemeanor/Gross Misdemeanor: any within the last 5 years
Felony: ANY      

OFFENSES INVOLVING ORGANIZED CRIME OR CONSPIRACY

Example: conspiracy, money laundering
Felony: any within the last 10 years

OFFENSES INVOLVING FRAUD

Example: fraud, deception, corruption, forgery, passing bad checks
Misdemeanor/Gross Misdemeanor: any within the last 5 years
Felony: any within last 5 years

OFFENSES INVOLVING ILLEGAL DRUGS

Example: possession or use of drugs or drug related paraphernalia, possession with intent to sell, sale of illegal drugs, drug trafficking
Misdemeanor/Gross Misdemeanor: any within the last 5 years
Felony: ANY
 

OFFENSES INVOLVING COMPUTERS OR TELECOMMUNICATIONS

Example: wiretapping, crimes against computers
Felony: any within the last 5 years  

OFFENSES INVOLVING ALCOHOL

Example: public drunkenness, driving under the influence, driving while impaired
Felony: any within the last 5 years

OFFENSES INVOLVING FAMILY RELATIONS

Example: neglect of children, spousal abuse, domestic violence, child abuse, abduction
Misdemeanor/Gross Misdemeanor: any within the last 5 years
Felony: ANY      

OFFENSES INVOLVING SEX OR SEX CRIMES

Example: sexual assault, rape, seduction, molestation, indecent exposure, prostitution
Misdemeanor/Gross Misdemeanor: any within the last 5 years
Felony: ANY

OFFENSES AGAINST GOVERNMENT OR GOVERNMENT OFFICIALS

Example: escape and rescues, obstructing justice, resisting arrest, insurrection
Felony: any within the last 5 years

OTHER ‘VICTIMLESS’ OFFENSES

Example: destruction of document, false impersonation, reckless driving
Felony: any within the last 5 years

OFFENSES AGAINST PUBLIC PEACE OR ORDER

Example: disturbing the peace, disorderly conduct, harassment
Misdemeanor/Gross Misdemeanor: any within the last 3 years
Felony: any within the last 3 years

 

 

 

 

 

 

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