|Passport & Visa|
|Employment Letter*||Must be in English, and it must include annual income, job title, and length of employment including the start date.|
|Reference Letter**||Can be written by previous landlord(s), employer, friends, or colleagues|
* Annual income must be at least 40-45 times the monthly rent.
** Reference letters are required for condominium board package.
|Credit Check Fee||～$20 (NYC), $100～ (Outskirts)|
|Move-in Deposit/ Fee****||$200～$2,000|
|First Month Rent and/ or Last Month Rent||Equivalent to 1 month rent|
|Security Deposit||Equivalent to 1 month rent|
|Tenant Insurance||$250~$500 per year|
|Broker Fee||15.0％ of annual rent|
*** Processing fee not needed for rental buildings.
Processing fee is necessary for the condominium board package application.
**** Move-in Deposit/ Fee is the fee required for moving in, including fees for such services as fees for reserving an elevator, etc. Depending on the building, it could either be both: Move-in deposit and Move-in fee, or just Move-in Deposit alone. For deposit return, you need to request the management for a refund after your move-in.