What is a co-occupant and how do I add one to my application?

Will there be more than yourself in your household? This will need to be reflected on you application packet. Here's how!

Anyone residing in your household 18 years old+ is considered a co-occupant. They will need their own application invite for their consumer report review, which you can send to them from your application!

NOTE: a co-signer is NOT a co-occupant. Co-signers are only added to an application to provided assurance of financial abilities. They are not to be a residing member of the household.

From your selected listing's application, the first prompt of the right column is to add your co-occupant(s). This selection will need to be made for each listing you are applying for. 

 

See below:

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You'll also find on your application a section to note how many minors are in your household. Minors do NOT need an application, however we do ask how many to ensure your household does not exceed number of occupants allowed per fire safety codes.

For your adult housemate, select "Invite occupants over 18" which will lead you to further instruction asking for your co-occupant's first and last name and their e-mail address.

NOTE: e-mail addresses will need to be unique for each occupant. Your co-occupant will not be able to complete an application using the same e-mail as another user. Once you have provided their information click "Invite" and they will be sent an e-mail inviting them to join your application packet! 

 

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Simply select 'Invite' and an email will be sent to your co-occupant. They'll select the link provided in their email and set up their own account. Now your applications will be linked to one "application packet" for collective review. If your co-occupant already has an account with Ikos, they can also find their invite in their application dashboard.