Where can I find the school catchment? Only trust the School District https://webapps1.philasd.org/school_finder/ Tip: on the borders both sides of the street may not be included, and the District does NOT guarantee a kindergarten spot for all in-catchment children. Call the school for confirmation.
I'd like to rent a house with three friends. Phila Code states "no more than three unrelated adults may live in one unit without rooming house zoning." Zoning is by property, and that isn't ours. We cannot change the laws, and violating the zoning invalidates our licenses and everyone's insurance. So sorry.
Do you have a lot of turnover? Most tenants stay three to four years. We're typically a last rental.
Is a piano okay? Sorry but no.
Do you accept animals? Yes...but,,,we only accept one animal per household, AND having owned pets all of our lives and renting to animals for decades---some of them (ahem) less (ahem) chill than others---there are rules. Existing animals only. We adhere to all animal laws, our insurance company's restrictions and use the Philadelphia Women's Humane Society* pet tenancy model. Even if just visiting, any animal must be in the lease, qualify, be an ADULT, house broken, spayed/neutered, trained and socialized standard domestic animal suited for urban living. Phew! A lot of boxes there, right? Continuing...all pet dogs must have the basics handled and prove it by already having earned the Canine Good Citizen certificate ($10 at Petco) before you schedule an appointment. .For the application you'll need the same paperwork as any quality day care---interview (dogs only), immunization records, behavior/care plan, canine good citizen (pet dogs only) and references. We don't charge pet rent or collect a pet deposit.
What are you looking for in a tenant? Responsibility, excellent credit and ability to pay the rent. A good neighbor that takes pride in the house and its history. An individual with the understanding of the enormous importance of curb appeal, safety and maintenance, Gardens matter.
*more about this on the application details page
A lot of details, right? Thanks for hanging in there and reading this through! To show you are serious about renting, just put the code ‘Pinball is fun’ in the FAQ box at the bottom of the appointment form. :-)
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