Prospective Tenants

Prospective tenants, thank you for your interest in our units. Please find resources below that will help make the viewing, application, and move-in process quicker and more efficient. If you have any questions regarding any part of the process, please do not hesitate to contact our office.

Please contact us or use this form with the details of your search and the day and time you’re available to view our apartments.  We will respond as soon as possible to confirm your appointment and answer any questions you may have.

Call Us

(773) 472-3713

Email Us

Request an Appointment Online

    Thank you for choosing Chicago Apartment Place, Inc. for your apartment rental needs.  In an effort to streamline the application process, we encourage all applicants to use our online application service hosted by Resident Research, LLC.  Online applications take approximately 2-3 business days to process.  The application fee is payable online at the time the application is submitted and is non-refundable.

    Tenant’s Online Application
    Co-Signer’s Online Application

    Chicago Apartment Place, Inc.
    What You Need to Apply

    Application Fee: $125.00 per applicant ($75.00 per co-signer applicant).  The application fee is required prior to the processing of your paperwork and is non-refundable.

    Photo ID: Please have a photo id ready to submit with your application.

    Application Documents: Whether you apply online or on paper, we will need a fully completed application, rental history verification, and employment verification for each applicant.  We use a third-party service to obtain credit history and national eviction search reports.

    Roommates and Co-signers:  Each roommate and co-signer, if applicable, must apply separately and pay the non-refundable application fee.

    Move-in Fees: $100 per bedroom payable at lease signing.

    Please review our Rental Application Policy and Procedure below for more details.

    Paper Applications

    Download, print, fill out and sign the three forms below.  Then scan and e-mail to, fax to (773) 472-4738, or bring to our office located at 3654 N. Lincoln Ave. Chicago, IL.  Paper applications take approximately 7-10 business days to process.  The application fee for a paper application can be paid online via PayLease, a third-party online payment processor.

    Below are the items requested from a prospective tenant(s) to secure a unit:

    • Clear copy of a government-issued photo I.D. (i.e. driver’s license, state I.D., passport).
    • Application fee – $125.00 per applicant.
    • Move-in fee – $100.00 per bedroom. Details below regarding move-in fee:
      • $100.00 – Studio and one bedroom
      • $200.00 – Two bedrooms
      • $300.00 – Three bedrooms
      • $400.00 – Four bedrooms
      • $500.00 – Five bedrooms
      • $600.00 – Six bedrooms
    • One full month’s rent – If less than 14 calendar days from prospective tenant(s) move-in date, funds need to be guaranteed (cash, money order, cashier’s check or pay online).
    • Completed residential lease application.
    • Completed prospective tenant(s) portion of the employment verification form.
    • Completed prospective tenant(s) portion of the rental history verification form.
    • All prospective tenant(s) have fully initialed and signed the Chicago Apartment Place, Inc. lease, including the heating cost disclosure for the unit they are applying for.

    If any of the above has not been completed, the unit will remain on the market and we will continue advertising and showing the unit until a prospective tenant(s) has completed all of the requirements.  Please be aware of the urgency to complete all of the above as soon as possible.

    Online payments to Chicago Apartment Place, Inc. are processed by PayLease.  If you’re applying to rent with us, you may use this service to pay application fees, first month’s rent, and move-in fees.

    CLICK HERE to learn more about PayLease or to get started.

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