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What are the Top 10 Most Commonly Collected Types of Ancillary Income?

What are the Top 10 Most Commonly Collected Types of Ancillary Income?

Over the past few months, we developed a research study on apartment community use of Ancillary Income, and to start off, we wanted to develop a comprehensive list of the most common types of income in this vein.  In total, we amassed a list of dozens of types of income, although please feel free to add your own in the comments so we can improve this research in the future!  You can download the entire list of ancillary income types, as well as see how much communities are charging for application fees, admin fees, pet rent, and a variety of other charges and fees. 

Here are the 10 most commonly collected forms of ancillary income:  (Percentage shows percent of responders who collected that type of income)

Application Fees


Late Fee


Pet Rent


Early Termination


Month to Month Fee




Parking/Garage Fees


Admin Fees







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