CONSENT, AUTHORIZATION, RELEASE AND HOLD HARMLESS STATEMENT
Applicant, Applicant’s Spouse, and Co-applicants, do hereby consent to and authorize any and all representatives of Main Street Realty, to request, to receive, to verify, to provide and to exchange any information regarding the applicants concerned with any and all, but not limited to, the following parties: present and past landlords, present and past employers, credit references from banks and any and all financial sources, credit reporting agencies, and city, county, state and federal law enforcement agencies. I understand that any and all information received, verified, provided and exchanged may be used by Main Street Realty as they shall determine, in their sole discretion, to assist them in reaching a decision as to whether or not this application is accepted or rejected for the premises named herein.
In addition, the applicants concerned unconditionally release and hold harmless any and all, but not limited to, the following parties: present and past landlords, present and past employers, credit references from banks and any and all financial sources, credit reporting agencies, and city, county, state and federal law enforcement agencies and all of their agents, owners, officers, directors, employees, and any other related parties, past or present, that shall request, receive, verify, provide, and exchange any information with Main Street Realty, from and against any and all claims, demands, suits, or expenses arising from or related to the content, validity or handling of said information and application.
The applicants concerned certify that the information contained in this application for lease is accurate, complete, and true. Any variance or omission of information shall result in rejection of this application, and if such variance or omission shall later be discovered, any lease or agreement may be terminated by Main Street Realty. The applicants concerned understand that this is an application for an apartment and does not constitute a lease agreement in whole or part. The applicants concerned agree to execute a one-year lease upon presentation, a copy of which applicants hereby acknowledge that they have reviewed, if and when notified of Main Street Realty acceptance of this application. If for any reason you withdraw your application, your $50.00 application fee (non-refundable) and your $200.00 application deposit will be forfeited in its entirety for an apartment reservation. In accordance with our policy the First Month Rent and the Security Deposit is due on or before the date of move in/occupancy. Applicant(s) agree to pay a charge of $45 for each returned payment. If any payments are returned to management for insufficient funds, management will have the ability to require that future payments be made by certified funds only.
In the event the application fee(s) are waived, and the application(s) are not approved, for any reason, the applicant(s) will be responsible for paying for all applications processed ($50.00 each). The application deposit will be refunded within 20 business days less any applicable application fees.
Main Street Realty
Main Street Realty does business in accordance with the Fair Housing Amendments Act of 1988, the Virginia Fair Housing Law, and the District of Columbia Fair Housing Law, which specifies that it, is Illegal to discriminate against any person in residential real estate transactions because of race, color, sex, religion, gender identity, veteran status, physical or intellectual disability, familial status, age or national origin. All lease signers must be at least 18 years or older.
An Application Deposit of $200.00 is required in order to reserve an apartment. This fee is non-refundable in the event of a cancellation by the applicant. This amount must be paid by money order or teller check. Cash is not accepted. At the time of application approval, this amount will be applied towards the security deposit.
A Security Deposit, starting from $200.00 is required for any of our rental units. The remainder of the security deposit must be paid in money order or teller check prior to the day the lease is signed. After you vacate your apartment, your security deposit, in addition with any interest due will be refunded in compliance with the terms of your lease and applicable Virginia and/or District of Columbia Statutes within 45 days of your move out.
Approved Pets are allowed on the property, please ask for details.
Applicants for rental of a dwelling unit are subject to approval as follows:
Monthly Funds: The total gross monthly fund(s) of the applicant(s) must be equal or exceed an amount equal to 3 times the rental for that particular dwelling unit. The funds must be reflected and verified with a copy of a recent bank statement.
Credit: Good credit history.
Rental Record: A satisfactory reference from previous landlord, i.e., compliance with the requirements of the lease as to payment of the rent and observance of other obligations of the tenant specified therein or verifiable mortgage history with history of satisfactory payments.
All Applicants must supply picture identification and social security card to be copied for file.
LEASE, RULES AND REGULATIONS
All applicants must sign a lease and all related rules and regulations before occupancy. We expect full compliance with these documents by all tenants. Copies of these documents may be obtained from the Leasing Center staff upon request.
Statement of Tenant Rights and Responsibilities as of July 1, 2022
This is a summary of tenants’ rights and responsibilities under the Virginia Residential Landlord/Tenant Act. The information below is not intended as legal advice. Tenants with questions are encouraged to contact their local legal aid program at (866) 534-5234 or at https://www.valegalaid.org/find-legal-help.
Fair Housing: The tenant may have a right to file a fair housing complaint if the landlord or property manager violates the Virginia Fair Housing Act. (§36-961. et seq)
COVID-19 Relief: A tenant not getting paid due to the state of emergency declared by the Governor for the Covid-19 Virus can get an eviction lawsuit for nonpayment of rent postponed for 60 days by showing up on their court date and providing written proof within 90 days after the Governor ends the declaration of emergency. (§44-209).
Acknowledgement of Receipt of Statement of Tenant Rights and Responsibilities
In accordance with Section 55.1-1204 of the Code of Virginia, the undersigned parties hereby acknowledge that with respect to the dwelling unit known as: (Tenant’s unit # ), the Landlord has provided to the Tenant and the Tenant has received the Statement of Tenant Rights and Responsibilities by the Department of Housing and Community Development and posted on its website pursuant to Virginia Code Section 36- 139.
Thank you for your interest in Main Street Realty!