The Application Process
I. Application Screening Process
A complete application needs to be filled out by all occupants 18yr. older along with the necessary documents: Valid California I.D. or Drivers License, Social Security Card and Verification of Current Income along with an application processing fee ($45.00) for anyone 18 or older.
If Self-Employed-Submit recent Tax Returns and 3 current bank statements.
Must be employed for a minimum of 6 months with current employer.
Once we have screened your application you will be notified.
II. Program Approval
Client is approved for the program services.
Client is given a list of all vendors who accept our program and a check list for property inspection of the unit they will choose.
Once they have chosen a unit they must apply for that particular unit for the owner to review. Clients may apply for more than one unit at a time. The application must be turned into our office.
Owner will contact AP2L to acknowledge the approval or disapproval of the application.
If approved AP2L will notify client and a holding deposit is needed from client to secure the unit. Client will have 1-2 weeks to pay full move-in. All fees, rents and deposits are accepted in our office.
Rental Assistance information can be obtained through our office. Written referrals for rental assistance programs will be done only after client is approved for a unit.
Client will make appointment w/AP2L to come in and sign Rental contract. Rent/Deposit must be paid in full before move-in. AP2L will enter into a 'Master Lease' with the owner agreeing to all contractual responsibilities for the unit.
At that time all moving costs will be paid in full. All of our rents vary in price and surcharges are included.
Mandatory Workshop Attendance
Client will be notified of upcoming workshops offered by AP2L. Attendance is mandatory.
Workshop Course is designed for housing retention. AP2L will schedule periodic inspections of the unit for maintenance checks and household management services. Clients are provided with LL/Tenant Rights & Responsibilities packet to read and will follow a structured educational course to help maintain housing.
Clients are provided with Action Plans and are encouraged to use it as a guide to help them be in control of their money management. Most clients will need to either reestablish or establish credit according to their personal credit evaluation. Credit Consultation is one of the many supportive services we provide to help you on the road of self-sufficiency.
Client must report any and all changes in Family Disposition and Income within 5 (five) days.
Resident Review will be evaluated according to on time rent payments, maintenance care and workshop participation.
The Tenant Contract Renewal may take place after 1 year of full program completion.