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The Fair Credit Reporting Act – Guide for Landlords

By on September 22, 2017 in Education, Tenant Screening with 0 Comments
The Fair Credit Reporting Act – Guide for Landlords

The following article is from the Federal Trade Commission’s  guidance on Using Consumer Reports: What Landlords Need to Know. Landlords and property managers are legally allowed to review a rental applicant’s consumer reports and run a background check to determine if he or she will be a qualified tenant. Housing providers will use a variety […]

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The 411 on Tenant Screening

By on January 7, 2015 in Education with 1 Comment
The 411 on Tenant Screening

Tenant screening is quite possibly the best way for a property manager or landlord to make certain they are choosing the best tenant possible. There are rules, as with anything, that have to be followed when tenant screening. The biggest regulators of course are the Federal Fair Credit Reporting Act and the Fair Housing Act. […]

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