Rental Guidelines for Applicants

1. Income

Applicants must show 2 times rent plus insurance at buildings with heat included.

Applicants must show 2 1/2 times rent plus insurance at buildings tenants pay heat. 

Applicants for Thomas Merton House & Ecumenical Housing Apartments must show 1 1/2 times rent if not on SSI. 

SSI (minimum $650) is accepted as total income needed for Davenport Studios, Thomas Merton House, and Ecumenical Housing Apartments.  If SSI is less than $650 a secondary form of income is required. 

Income can be employment, SSI, child support, or anything legal and verifiable. 

2. Criminal Check 

All applicants and occupants over 18 must show:

No Felony's in the past 3 years and must be 1 year removed from the punishment of any other felony.

1 year removed from the punishment of any violent misdemeanor (assault, domestic abuse, battery, burglary). 

Must be removed from the punishment of all other crimes. 

Cannot have any pending criminal charges.

No sex offenses, no registered sex offenders, or murder ever. 

All driving offences are allowed. 

3. Previous Rental History

Must have positive landlord reference if applicant has rented before. 

Family or friend references are not accepted. 

Landlord information must match Tax Assessor Page. 

Cannot owe current landlord money. 

Must have 12 months positive rental verification after an eviction.   

4. Insurance 

Tenant must carry renter's insurance. 

Our office is located at 422 Pershing Ave. Davenport, IA 52801. 

Our office is open Monday-Friday 8:30am-4:30pm

Phone:563-388-6422 Fax: 563-388-2044