Forest Oaks Village

Mobile Home & RV Community

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Tenant Screening

We comply with the HUD Fair Housing Act. We do NOT discriinmate based on race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, familial status or handicap. We do discriminate based on credit score, criminal & eviction history, age/condition of mobile home, income level, employment status, identity discrepancies, legal immigrant/citizenship status and personal references. We put significant effort into maintaining a safe, comfortable and quiet community. Our community is known for its affordability and great neighborhood feel and we work hard at maintaining this quality. If you feel that the outcome of such a background check will be positive, we recommend that you contact us and apply for residence.  Some more facts:

  • Every adult resident is screened
  • Credit score of 650+ and no recent credit issues for each adult [1]
  • Income must be reliable and sufficient & verifiable to support rental / living expenses
  • Background Check required, which includes Criminal and eviction history. ($40/adult)
  • Legal Citizenship or immigration status will be verified
  • Single Family occupancy - no roommates, home-shares or sub-leasing.
  • References will be verifed and checked with previous landlord(s) and employer
  • Vehicles must be well maintained, registered & insured - 2 max
  • Pets and smoking are not permitted in rental homes, otherwise under 20lbs/each and 40lbs total - safe breeds only.
  • Village Rules respecting the neighbors and property must be signed and followed.
  • Over 85% of your homes/RVs are occupant owned!
  • Exceptions - see [2]

Move-in Costs

  • Expenses/Fees:
    • Background Check Fee of $40 per adult paid directly to TransUnion (MySmartMove).
    • Smartmove's Background Check is $40 per adult
    • Electric Service Establishment Fee is $75 - non-refundable
    • First month's rent is required before move-in, also.
    • Cable TV & Internet - depends on provider ~ $99
  • Refundable Deposits:
    • Security is the monthly rent less $150 due at lease signing.
    • Water Service: $25 upon move-in
    • Electric Membership Deposit with PEC is $50 (so-so credit - add $125)
    • Cable TV & Internet - depends on provider
  • Move-in Expenses - Use this checklist to uncover any hidden or unexpected move-in costs for a new home.

Village Living Expenses

Here is a preview of what to expect for costs of living in this community:

  • Electricity is provided by Perdenales Electric Cooperative 888-554-4732. There is a $75 membership fee and a $150-$250 deposit based your credit score. There is a monthly $22.50 Service Availability Charge + $0.09/kWh.
  • Water is provided by a regulated public water utility located on the property. Water is $18/month for the first 3,000 gallons. Most homes rarely exceed the $18, which is 100 gallons / day. Water comes from a well pulling directly from the Edwards Aquifer 450 feet below.
  • Trash pickup is included in the rental fee.
  • Internet and Phone is provided by AT&T Uverse. Jeannene is our rep and provides discount: 512-924-8999 Cellular hotspots work here, also.
  • Cable TV is provided by Dish or Direct TV.
  • Home Owners insurance is required for Mobile Home owners, and renter's insurance for rental homes. Recommended: Foremost
  •  Automobiles must operational with current tags and insured.

Buying a Home?

Local banks do not lend on movable homes, but these lenders do! The Texas Manufactured Housing Divsion regulates and records ownership titles. You can find more answers to your questions about manufactured housing here.

[1] A 20 point break will be given for major medical bills.

[2] We cannot, by federal law, make exceptions, as they can be construed as illegal, discriminatory practices.