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Tenant Screening Criteria

Fair Housing Policy

Our tenant screening criteria do not discriminate

It is and has always been policy of Full Service Property Management, LLC not to discriminate against any person because of race, color, creed, religion, age, sex, handicap, familial status, sexual orientation, political ideology, marital status, parental status, disability, ancestry, or national origin. We do not participate in the Section 8 subsidizing housing program except where required by law. Full Service Property Management, LLC conducts all business in accordance with Federal Fair Housing Law, as well as local and state laws.

Tenant Screening Criteria

We are pleased to present to you the following Tenant Screening Criteria.

At Full Service Property Management, we are looking for tenants that can fulfill three basic requirements: pay their rent on time, not deal drugs, and not trash out the property or the house. If you can abide by those three basic rules, then we encourage you to read on.

We recognize that not everyone has 'perfect' rental credit. We strive to work with applicants on a case-by-case basis to assist good tenants in finding good homes.

The following tenant screening criteria outline our requirements. Full Service Property Management has, at its sole option, the ability to grant waivers to some of these criteria. Waivers to these criteria may be allowed up to a maximum of three, at our discretion. One waiver will result in an increase in the security deposit of 25%. Two waivers, if granted, will result in a 50% increase in the deposit and three waivers, if granted, will result in a doubling (100% increase) of the security deposit. After three waivers, the application is denied. The application may be denied at any time, depending on the nature of the violation(s) and subject to Fair Housing Laws.

Below is a listing of our criteria:

General Criteria

List of tenant screening criteria for Seattle rental properties
  1. Incomplete, inaccurate, or falsified information on the application is immediate grounds for denial and/or termination of the lease. (No waiver allowed for falsified information.) We will also withhold part of the holding deposit if we find false or misleading information on the application.
  2. All applicants 18 or over must complete an application in full regardless of status in the family.
  3. Government-issued photo ID (driver’s license, passport, ID card, etc.) required of all applicants over 18 years old.
  4. Applicant is a good citizen. Good citizen(s) means:
    • Applicant is a good neighbor.
    • Applicant does not conduct illegal activity, disturb or pose a threat to neighbors, takes care of the property, and adheres to terms of the rental agreement. This is confirmed by previous landlords, criminal reports and/or other sources.
  5. Service Animals: Seeing eye dogs and other animals used as "service animals" to assist the disabled are permitted to reside in the house with the resident(s). Legal documentation to verify this need may be requested.
  6. Special Needs: Full Service Property Management, PLLC is willing to make reasonable adjustments to a house that may be required for those individuals with special needs. The cost for such adjustments is to be assumed by the resident.
  7. Exceptions: At the written request of the applicant, an exception to the above criteria may be made subject to the final approval of Full Service Property Management, PLLC and the Owner.

Rental History Requirements

Income Requirements

Credit Criteria

Criminal Criteria

Other Criteria

Application / Move-In Process

Additional Notes


Service Areas


King County

Algona, WA | Auburn, WA | Beacon Hill, WA | Bellevue, WA | Burien, WA | Capitol Hill, WA | Covington, WA | Des Moines, WA
Factoria, WA | Federal Way, WA | First Hill, WA | Issaquah, WA | Juanita, WA | Kent, WA | Kirkland, WA | Klahanie, WA
Maple Valley, WA | Midway, WA | Newcastle, WA | Normandy Park, WA | Rainier Valley, WA | Redmond, WA | Renton, WA
Sammamish, WA | Seatac, WA | Seattle, WA | Skyway, WA | Tukwila, WA | West Seattle, WA | White Center, WA


Snohomish County

Edmonds, WA | Everett, WA | Lynnwood, WA | Marysville, WA | Mill Creek, WA
Monroe, WA | Mountlake Terrace, WA | Mukilteo, WA | Snohomish, WA




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Full Service Property Management
12418 83rd Ave. S Seattle, WA 98178
P: (206) 992-6637 — F: (206) 772-0566
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