Yes, a landlord can charge an application fee. The following information can be requested on a rental application: name, social security number, current landlord`s name; address and phone number, employer`s name; address and telephone number, applicant`s job title and annual income, employment information going five years back, relative references, identity of nearest relative, release for credit report and signatures of applicants.
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