Minimum Qualifications for Applicants

  1. The Colorado Springs Group, Inc. is a dedicated fair housing provider and will assist all persons without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, familial status, handicap (disability), ancestry, marital status, creed, sexual orientation, or any other protected class as defined by state and federal housing laws.
  2. Applicant must make a minimum of 2 times the amount of rent as based on their gross monthly income. Life Insurance, Alimony, Child Support, Military retirement, Social Security, and Disability are acceptable. *EMPLOYMENT THAT WILL CEASE WHEN YOU RELOCATE WILL NOT BE COUNTED AS INCOME. WE WILL NOT APPROVE APPLICANTS LOOKING FOR HOUSING BEFORE EMPLOYMENT.*
  3. All occupants over the age of 18 must submit an application and pay the application fee.
  4. Must have a minimum of 2 years at current employer, or 3 years in the same field of work.
  5. Each applicant must have a credit score of 700 or higher. We do not average scores.
  6. Must have at least 3 years of good/on-time rental history or mortgage payments.
  7. Applicants must have a checking and/or savings account. Rent payments online from a bank account will be required.
  8. Applicant must not be a registered sex offender.
  9. Applicant must have no evictions pending, or evictions in the past 5 years.
  10. Applicant must not have any negative rental references.
  11. Applicant must be able to pay full security deposit and first month's rent up front.
  12. Applicant must not owe monies to past landlords or utility companies.
  13. Applicant must not have a bankruptcy of any type in the last 7 years.
  14. Applicant must not have a bankruptcy in process (bankruptcy not discharged).
  15. Applicant must not have violent or property or crime within the past 5 years.
  16. We will not combine income from more than 2 applicants in a group. If the combined income of any 2 people does not meet the income requirements, they will not be approved. We will not begin processing applications for a group until everyone in the group has applied and paid the application fees.