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Valid government-issued photo identification

Social security card or social security number

Proof of income

Personal information

Expedite the application process by having at least one of the following forms of income documentation before you apply. Only pdfs are accepted. Download the required document from your financial institution or payroll provider’s website.
Hourly/commission

The most recent paystub from the employer OR the most recent month’s bank statement. (No joint bank accounts may be used unless all joint owners apply as leaseholders. No prepaid or PayPal accounts will be accepted. Tax refunds will not be accepted as monthly income.)

Salaried applicants

One most recent paystub OR one current month of full bank statements. (No joint bank accounts may be used unless all joint owners apply as leaseholders. No prepaid or PayPal accounts will be accepted. Tax refunds will not be accepted as monthly income.)

Self-employed

Bank Statement: one current month of full bank statements. (No joint bank accounts may be used unless all joint owners apply as leaseholders. No prepaid or PayPal accounts will be accepted. Tax refunds will not be accepted as monthly income.)

Social security

A social security statement or benefit letter will be accepted.

Savings account

(Detail of all transactions) a minimum average ending balance of three (3) times the total rent due for the entire lease term. For example, if the monthly rent is $1,000 with a 12-month lease term, the average ending balance must be a minimum of $36,000. Note: No joint bank accounts may be used unless all joint owners apply as leaseholders. No prepaid or PayPal accounts will be accepted.

Credit and background check

By applying for a lease, you agree to a credit and background check.
Authorization

Applicant hereby authorizes Landlord and Landlord’s authorized agents to do whatever background and credit check on Applicant which Landlord or Landlord’s agents deem appropriate. This may include among other things obtaining one or more credit reports on Applicant. Such credit report(s) may be obtained before and during the term of the Lease and after the expiration or termination of the Lease as part of any effort to collect rent, costs, fees and charges owing under such Lease. Applicant acknowledges that merely requesting such reports may lower Applicant’s credit score and Applicant expressly consents to the same.

Use of information

The information in this application or obtained as a result of the authorization given herein by Applicant will not be sold or distributed to others. However, Landlord and Landlord’s agents may use such information to decide whether to lease the Property to Applicant and for all other purposes relative to any future lease agreement between the parties including the enforcement thereof.

Commitment to equal housing

Landlord and Landlord’s agents are committed to providing equal housing opportunities to all rental applicants regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, handicap, familial status, or other protected status.

Reason for denial

If this Application is denied, Landlord or Landlord’s agent shall within ten (10) days thereafter and upon the written request of applicant, state the basis for said denial to Applicant.

Falsification of application

Any falsification in Applicant’s paperwork will result in the automatic denial of Application. In the event that an Applicant falsifies his/her paperwork, owner has the right to hold all deposits and fees paid to apply towards liquidated damages.

Application documents frequently asked questions

Why do I have to verify my Identity?

We require you to verify your identity because it helps us ensure the security and safety of our community. It's a way to make sure the people moving into or touring our homes are who they say they are, providing peace of mind for all residents. 

How does Plaid work? Does it store my information?

Our identity verification system allows you to submit your information remotely. You'll need to take a photo of a government-issued ID and a selfie to complete the process. We take your privacy seriously and store your information securely to protect your identity. 

I have tried to verify my ID but it is not working. What can I do?

Please ensure you are entering your accurate and legal information, and that your photo upload is clear and within the frame on your phone. If you continue to experience issues, please don’t hesitate to reach out to us. 

What types of ID does this system accept?

Generally, the documents accepted include: 

  • Driver’s License  

  • Passport 

  • Residency Permit Card 

  • Temporary Visa 

  • Other government-issued identification  

A full list will vary by country. Please contact Plaid for more details on acceptable documentation.