The Residence at Okemah

Rental and Occupancy Criteria Guidelines


Applications for residency will be evaluated using the following criteria:

Rental applications will be processed for all prospective applicants 18 years of age and older who will be the responsible leaseholder.  (A non-refundable application fee must be paid for each occupant 18 years of age and older.)



  • All residents must show proof of legal and verifiable income.
  • If employed, applicant must provide their two most recent pay stubs, and the employer will be contacted to verify employment.
  • All other sources of income must be verified. These sources and verification could include, but are not limited to, tax returns, bank statements, 1099’s, proof of government payments, proof of investment or trust fund income, student loan or grant award documents, Court Orders for child or spousal support, etc.
  • Gross monthly income of combined applicants must be 2 times the scheduled rent of the apartment being leased.
  • Roommate applications must be processed simultaneously.



  • Applicant’s credit history will be reviewed for late payments, charge-offs, unpaid collections, judgments and eviction records.



  • At least 2 years of verifiable good rental history is required



  • A criminal background check will be run for each applicant.



  • If an applicant doesn’t not meet all requirements; an additional deposit equal to one month’s rent will be required in addition to the standard deposit for the unit rented.


DECLINED APPLICATIONS (If any of the following apply, the application will be declined):

  • No verifiable income or salary.
  • Falsification of application.
  • Poor Credit
  • Applicant has been convicted of a felony that poses a threat to the apartment community.



  • A security deposit is required to be paid in full prior to moving in. If applicant is not approved, a check for the full deposit amount (not including application fees) will be mailed within thirty (30) days of notification.
  • All move-in rent and deposits must be paid by money order or cashier’s check or through our online payment method. No cash will be accepted. If the bank returns the application fee, the application will automatically be declined.



  • Maximum number of persons per apartment: 2 persons per bedroom plus 1. Example: 1 bedroom limit is 3 people, 2 bedroom limit is 5 people, 3 bedroom limit is 6 people. 



This community is committed to DRUG-FREE HOUSING.  The lease agreement prohibits criminal activity, including drug related criminal activity on or near our premises.


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