St. James Tower Apartment Homes

St. James Tower Apartment Homes offers the ultimate in urban style living. Located on the beautiful Lake Union waterfront in the heart of Fremont, you will enjoy breathtaking views of Mt Rainier, Lake Union, the Seattle skyline and Queen Anne every time you step out the door.

If you would like to be just steps away from all major bus routes, the Burke-Gilman trail, and all of the shops, cafes, art and festivities that Fremont has to offer, St James Tower is the place for you.

Like all Weidner communities, each home comes standard with unbeatable customer service! Pets welcome.

Qualifying Criteria Seattle1

Weidner Property Management provides rental housing to qualified residents without regard to race, color, sex, religion, handicap, familial status or national origin. All housing is provided within the guidelines established by federal, state, and local laws regulating the multifamily housing industry.

Occupancy Policy


2 Occupants

1 Bedroom

2 Occupants

1 Bedroom with Den

4 Occupants

2 Bedrooms

4 Occupants

2 Bedrooms with Den

5 Occupants

3 Bedrooms

6 Occupants

NOTE: If the den does not have a closet the maximum occupancy will be one less person.

Application Process and General Requirements

  • Monthly gross income must equal 3 times the monthly rent. If more than one applicant is applying the income will be combined.

  • Any person residing in the apartment that is 18 years of age or older must apply.

  • Each person applying must pay the non-refundable application fee.

  • Photo Identification must be verified by an on-site associate.

  • A complete rental application must be filled out and signed prior to moving in.

  • Renter’s Insurance required at time of move-in. Minimum standard: At least $25k liability limit.

  • Further documentation may be required based on screening result.

  • If the results of the screening are returned as “Conditional”, or “Refer”, applicants must comply with the following income requirements.

Income Requirements

  • 30 days of current pay stubs showing year to date wages.

  • If employed less than 30 days, a signed offer letter on business letter head, with hire date, position, and salary.

  • If self employed, most recent signed tax return.

  • Tips and Commission wages will be considered with a tax return, W-2, or letter on business letter head from employer.

  • A written letter from a certified accountant on business letter head summarizing a annual income.

  • Bank statements showing an available balance equal to the required monthly income requirements over the length of the lease term.

  • Stock, Money market, or trust accounts verifying a liquefiable income. Applicants name must appear as account holder.

  • Government issued proof of income for Military such as an LES.

  • Social Security Verification.

  • Retirement pension account.

  • Disability from a government issued agency.

  • VA Benefits from a government issued agency.

  • Proof of financial education assistance.

  • Court ordered child support allocation.

  • Court ordered alimony or palimony allocation.

Credit Requirements

  • Favorable credit will be required.

  • A credit report is required for all applicants. This report is reviewed by weighing current accounts, delinquent accounts, collection accounts, bankruptcies, liens, judgments, public records, and any other outstanding balances.

  • Medical and Home Foreclosure collections are excluded.

  • Any bankruptcy must be closed and discharged for a minimum of six months and proof of discharge is required.

Other Policies

  • Cosigners/Guarantors will only be considered if recommendation is accepted.

  • Cosigners/Guarantors will be required to make 4 times the monthly rent individually.

Criminal Screening

The resident screening investigation includes a criminal background screening, limited to sex offender registry information only.  All applicants will be screened for registry information.  Weidner Apartment Homes considers the entire application and considers prior convictions reportable under the Fair Credit Reporting Act and rules of Washington, limited to those appearing on a local, state, or national registry only.  Consideration will be given to the following factors relating to the conviction(s) that requires registry on a local, state, or national sex offender registry:

  • The nature and severity of the conviction;
  • The number and types of convictions;
  • The time that has elapsed since the date of conviction;
  • Age of the individual at the time of convictions;
  • Evidence of good resident history before and/or after the conviction occurred; and
  • Any supplemental information related to the individual’s rehabilitation, good conduct, and additional facts or explanations provided by the individual.

Weidner Apartment Homes is prohibited from requiring disclosure, asking about, rejecting an applicant, or taking adverse action based on any arrest record, conviction record, or criminal history, except sex offender registry information.