Rental Application

Every occupant over the age of 18 MUST fill out a separate application (even if married).
Please fill out this form COMPLETELY and sign where indicated.
All application fees and security deposits are non-refundable. †

Application RequirementsResident Selection CriteriaPrintable PDF

Personal Information:

Address History

Please inlcude at least 5 years of rental history.

Present Home Address:

Proposed Occupants

Proposed Pets

All pets must be approved by Elm Grove Property Management.

Vehicle Information



Previous Employer


Emergency Contact Information


† Application Fees are non-refundable under all circumstances. A minimum application fee of $25 will be charged for per applicant. All documentation must be provided within 24 hours of submission of this application. Upon application approval, a security deposit equal to, but not greater than, one month's rent will be required to hold rental apartment which will be due within 48 hours of application approval. The security deposit and application becomes non-refundable under all circumstances once paid, until the lease termination date. Security deposits will be returned with interest as required by law, less any amounts owed to Landlord which may include but are not restricted to unpaid rent, rules violations fines, and costs of repairing damage to the Premises and its environs caused by Tenant(s).

Application Fee must be cash or money order or pay online after online application is submitted. Security Deposit must be made in the form of a money order or certified funds.

Applicant Questionnaire / Authorization

Applicant authorizes the landlord to contact past and present landlords, employers, creditors, credit bureaus, neighbors and any other sources deemed necessary to investigate applicant. All information is true, accurate and complete to the best of applicant's knowledge. Landlord reserves the right to disqualify tenant if information is not as represented. ANY PERSON OR FIRM IS AUTHORIZED TO RELEASE INFORMATION ABOUT THE UNDERSIGNED UPON PRESENTATION OF THIS FORM OR A PHOTOCOPY OF THIS FORM AT ANY TIME.

Application Requirements

Please email all supporting documentation to or bring to the office:

Elm Grove Companies
440 Hanover Street
Manchester, NH 03104
Office Hours are M-F 8AM-5PM

Office 603.666.8534
Fax 603.623.0372

Resident Selection Criteria

The following are criteria used to screen applicants for lease approval or denial at Elm Grove Properties.

  1. A non-refundable application fee of $25 will be charged to each applicant over the age of 18.
  2. A security deposit of up to one month's rent will be required prior to move-in.
  3. At least one occupant must be 18 years of age or older.
  4. All potential adult, (18 years of age or older) residents must be screened.
  5. Total Number of residents per household must meet the HUD recommendation of a maximum of two persons per bedroom as summarized in the March 20, 1991 Keating Memorandum.
  6. Monthly net household income must be at least 3.0 times the monthly rental rate.
    Additional consideration is made when utilities are included.
  7. A landlord reference must indicate positive rental history as a lease holder. Landlord/tenant debt or eviction, evidence of late rental payments and/or damage to the apartment or disturbances may result in denial.
    Homeowners are exempt from these criteria.
  8. Employment verification indicating minimum household income of 3.0 times the monthly rent and stable employment for at least one year.
  9. Co-signers should be a family member with income of at least 6 times the monthly rent and/or an ability to pay via money in the bacnk. Use of co-signers is restricted for students and elderly dependents. A rental history check will be performed for each adult. The following debt types may result in denial:
    1. Landlord/tenant debt or eviction
    2. Any information found on a credit report which conflicts with information provided on the application for residency.
  10. A criminal background check along with a credit check will be performed for each adult. Evidence of criminal background may be grounds for denial. The following criminal convictions will result in denial:
    1. Felony drug convictions
    2. Sexual assault/predation. Registered sex offenders.
    3. Felony convictions of a violent nature including homicide, armed robbery, rape, kidnapping and assault.
    4. The existence of two or more misdemeanor charges will be grounds for denial.
      However, such denials may be eligible for an override per Elm Grove override Policy.

If you have been evicted from an apartment, or if you have a criminal background that may disqualify you, please inform us at the time of application. Your Application fee is non-refundable.