Denver Multifamily HUB
This guide will assist you in renting an apartment in the conventional market. Fees and deposits will vary from property to property; however, generally this is what you should be prepared to encounter.
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Step 1 - Application
You will be required to complete an application form, either a hard copy or electronically. Fees range from $25 to $250 and are non-refundable.
Required Information: The following information must be provided for each resident or family member who will reside in the apartment:
- Full Name
- Date of Birth
- Social Security Number
- Driver License
(Or other govt.-issued photo ID)
- Current Address
- Previous Address
(Including landlord's name and number)
- Current Employer
- Previous Employer
- Banking Information
- Emergency Contact
Specific Questions Asked: Including, but not limited to bankruptcy; felony, misdemeanor, or sex crime convictions; and terrorism-related offenses.
Step 2 - Move-In
At move-in you will execute a lease, usually one year, but this can vary. An inspection will be conducted; amenities explained; and apartment, mailbox, and garage keys issued.
Fees and Deposits
- Administration Fee: Range from $100 to $400 and is non-refundable.
- Security Deposits: Some are a flat rate and can range from $150 to $500; others are one month's rent.
- Pet Deposits: Most properties limit tenants to two pets and restrict the type/breed of pet. The deposit can range from $100 to $500 per pet. Usually, part of the deposit is refundable. There may also be an additional monthly rent charge for pets.
- Other Charges: If the utilities are not included in the rent, residents may be required to pay a onetime set-up fee, ranging from $15 to $30. Garages may be an additional charge ranging for $100 to $250, monthly. Washer/Dryer rental can range from $30 to $50.