Frequently Asked Questions

  • Can I get an rental application online?
  • What is the rental application process?
  • Is your application good for all your properties?
  • Where can I get an application for rental assistance at your HUD communities in Sioux Falls?
  • Do you run background checks on everyone that wants to live at a Costello property?
  • What if I haven’t rented anywhere and don’t have a landlord reference?
  • What affordable housing programs do you work with?
  • How is my rent calculated at a property that has rental assistance?
  • Are pets allowed?
  • What is the difference between a pet and an assistance animal?
  • What schools are nearby?
  • What is the difference between a Section 8 voucher and Section 8 rental assistance at your properties?
  • What is the difference between “Income-Based” and “Income Guide-lined”?
  • Why don’t full-time students qualify for Tax Credit?
  • Do I have to shovel snow or cut grass?
  • What is a Utility Allowance?
  • What do you look for on my Credit Report?
  • What do you look for on my Criminal Report?
  • Why are the rents different for the same unit type?
  • What is Tax Credit?
  • What is Rural Development?
  • How long does it take to get subsidy if no subsidy is available and I need subsidy?