Leasing FAQ

Leasing Forms

What are your office hours?
Our leasing office is open Monday – Friday from 10AM – 5PM, Saturday from 10AM – 3PM, and we are closed on Sundays
What is the required Security Deposit?
Choice of $500.00 refundable security deposit OR $175.00 non-refundable Sure Deposit Bond.
What is Sure Deposit?
Sure Deposit is a program that allows residents to move in for less money up front than a traditional security deposit would require. Instead of paying a standard refundable security deposit of $500, the resident has the option to pay a non-refundable premium of $175.00. This non-refundable premium, purchases a surety bond that provides protection to the management company in the event that the resident moves out owing money or damages.
What does the restoration fee cover?
The restoration fee is a non-refundable fee that reserves your apartment during the application process. It will convert into a Restoration Fee upon execution of the lease agreement. At move out, the restoration fee covers a basic carpet cleaning and basic cleaning of the apartment.
Do you allow pets?
Yes. Apartments on the 1st floor are allowed pets up to 100 lbs. Apartments on the 2nd and 3rd floors are allowed pets up to 40 lbs. We do request a non-refundable fee of $300.00 for 1 and $400.00 for 2 pets. There is a monthly fee of $25 per pet. Breed restrictions apply.
What utilities are included?
Gas is provided. All residents are responsible for electric, cable, internet, and telephone.
Who do I get my telephone, internet, and cable through?
Telephone Service / Internet Connection – Verizon or Comcast Electricity – Salem Electric Cable – Comcast
What is the school district for The Crest?
How many parking spots does each resident receive?
All parking spaces are unassigned.
How far is The Crest from public transportation?
The Crest Apartments are located 1 mile from metro bus stop. View more information on Salem City public transportation.
View and download Applicant Criteria for The Crest Apartments.

Applicant Criteria

View and download The Crest Rental Application.

Rental Application

View and download a sample lease agreement for The Crest.

Sample Lease Agreement

View and download The Crest Non-US Citizen Application.

Non-US Citizen Application

View and download The Crest Resident Handbook.

Resident Handbook

Online Rental Application

EHO Statement

Management Services Corporation (MSC) and The Crest strongly support the applicable Federal, State, and Local Fair Housing laws in both spirit and actual practice. All policies set by MSC and The Crest Apartments are to be strictly adhered to without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, handicap, elderliness, or familial status. All prospects are to be treated in the same manner when marketing an apartment or rental property as outlined by the Equal Housing Opportunity (EHO) laws. Guidelines for acceptance of a lease agreement for all applicants are outlined in the Applicant Criteria.