Porchlight Property Management

(360) 306.8177

Tenant Information & Application

We strive to provide quality rentals in every price range, and promise to treat our tenants fairly and respectfully.

Screening Process:

  1. We review the application in the order received and require 48 hours to verify the information provided. If for any reason we cannot confirm information, your application is subject to denial.
  2. Application fees are to be paid in cash or money order only. Each applicant must pay a non-refundable $40 application fee. This includes every person residing in the household over 18 years of age.
  3. We will not review incomplete applications and will accept the first qualified applicant.
  4. Each applicant must provide an individual application with references and fees. There are situations in which the application process may require additional deposit(s) and/or a co-signer.
  5. Before signing a rental agreement, we will require the deposit, rent and a move in fee in form of money order or cashier check.
    (Pet fee if applicable).

All applicants must show identification which includes a photograph.

Prior Rental History

  1. Applicant must provide information requested of their past landlords. If we can’t verify previous landlords, we may deny your application.

Income / Resources

  1. Employment must be verified and/or verification of income.
  2. We may verify income through pay stubs, tax records and contact with your current employer.
  3. Your income must be three times the rental amount, excluding utilities. If monthly household income does not meet three times stated monthly rent, an additional deposit or a co-signer may be required.  If a co-signer is required, their monthly income should equal five times the stated monthly rent.

Credit Check and Criminal Background Check

  1. A credit check will be done on each applicant over the age of 18.
  2. Negative reports may result in a denial or an additional deposit may be required.
  3. Any person(s) who engage in illegal substance abuse or has been convicted of the illegal manufacture or distribution of a controlled substance may be denied tenancy.
  4. Prior evictions may result in denial.
Any questions or comments please call Mitzi Baldwin: 360-306-8177 or 360-820-5277