Rental Application

Rental Policies

We are an equal opportunity housing provider. We fully comply with the Federal Fair Housing Act. We do not discriminate against any person because of race, color, religion, sex, disabilities, familial status, or national origin. We also comply with all state and local fair housing laws.
Rental Criteria.
Income. Your monthly income must be at least three times the monthly rent. If you are self-employed, you must provide proof of a source of income. If you are receiving assistance from Section 8 or other agencies,we must know your share as well as the agencies share of the rent.
Rental History. You must have satisfactory rental references from at least two prior landlords. If you have ever been evicted or sued for any lease violation in the past five years, we will reject your application. If you have any money due and owing to a previous or current landlord, we will reject your application. You must have a co-signer if you have rented less than one year.
Terms. All leases are 12-months in length. 
Occupancy guidelines: To prevent overcrowding and undue stress on plumbing and other building systems, we restrict the number of people who may reside in an apartment. In determining these restrictions, we adhere to all applicable fair housing laws. We allow 2 persons per bedroom. For the health and security of all SMOKING is NOT permitted inside ANY building or within 15 feet of the premises.
Application Process: We evaluate every rental application in the following manner. You must submit a rental application form and answer all questions on the form. Any individual over 18 must submit a separate application. Each applicant must pay a $30 application fee. We check your criminal history, employment and rental references to confirm that they meet our rental criteria. If you meet our criteria, we will approve your application.
A security deposit payment and signed lease will remove the rental unit from the market. Until then, the unit will be advertised, marketed and leased. Tall Oak Properties will retain 100% of security deposit if applicant chooses not to rent once deposit is paid.

Tall Oak Properties

P.O. Box 222

Watertown, MN 55388

952.955.1889 Fax 952-955-3218

*Please submit the following required forms for each employer and rental reference*

Employment Verification Form REQUIRED

Rental Verification Form REQUIRED