St. James Tower Apartment Homes

With a central Seattle location that’s hard to beat, come home to the eclectic vibrancy of the Fremont neighborhood. Right along the beautiful Lake Union waterfront, bask in the luxury and breathtaking views from the St. James Tower Apartment Homes. These Seattle apartments overlook the water with urban style living and sweeping views all around. Fremont is home to major bus routes and the popular European-style Fremont Sunday Market. From the St. James Tower apartment community, you can catch views of Mt Rainier, Lake Union, or the Seattle skyline.

St. James Tower Apartments offers a range of floor plans available for rent, from cozy studios to two-bedroom apartments with walk-in closets. We also offer some more unique floor plans, such as a two-story townhouse, or apartments with more space for dens, lofts, or additional bedrooms. Our stylish kitchens offer full-size appliances, and some of our open floor plans also make room for a fireplace. From the convenience of an in-unit laundry to the luxury of a balcony, you’ll find it living in our Seattle apartments.

Top apartment amenities include the advantage of a generous rooftop deck with comfortable seating and grills overlooking the water. We also provide room for your bike or your kayak in our secure on-site storage. For family fun, Woodland Park Zoo is the place to be and just a quick drive north of the apartments. We're also a short commute to the University of Washington and Seattle Pacific University campuses, too. The location also gives a near front row seat to the annual Fremont Fair, plus easy access to the Burke-Gilman Trail for outdoor fun. A quick walk to nearby Gas Works Park serves up some of the best views in the Seattle, WA area.

To learn more about becoming a resident of St. James Tower, call Weidner Apartment Homes today. We’ll help you rent one of our pet-friendly Seattle apartments that fit your lifestyle. For a community in a popular neighborhood and unbeatable customer service, come experience the fantastic WA apartments for rent at the St. James Tower Apartment Homes of Seattle!

Qualifying Criteria: https://www.weidner.com/st-james-tower-apartment-homes/qualifying-criteria-seattle1

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

Efficiency/Studio

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.
The landlord is prohibited from requiring disclosure, asking about, rejecting an applicant, or taking an adverse action based on any arrest record, conviction record, or criminal history, except for registry information as described in subsections 14.09.025.A.3, 14.09.025.A.4, and 14.09.025.A.5, and subject to the exclusions and legal requirements in Section 14.09.115.