In determining whether to renew a license under G.S. 131D-2(b)(6), the Department shall take into consideration at least the following:

(1)           the compliance history of the applicant facility;

(2)           the compliance history of the owners, principals or affiliates in operating other adult care homes in the state;

(3)           the extent to which the conduct of a related facility is likely to affect the quality of care at the applicant facility; and

(4)           the hardship on residents of the applicant facility if the license is not renewed.