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How to Create Written Screening Criteria

By on October 21, 2015 in Education, Tenant Screening with 2 Comments
How to Create Written Screening Criteria

One of your primary goals as a rental property owner or manager should include finding the most qualified tenant who will pay rent on time, follow lease terms, and take care of the property. And most importantly – you need to find this qualified tenant through legal avenues. Awareness of, and compliance with, Fair Housing […]

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Are you breaking Fair Housing Laws unintentionally?

By on August 17, 2015 in Education, News with 0 Comments
Are you breaking Fair Housing Laws unintentionally?

The Supreme Court recently ruled in favor of recognizing disparate-impact as valid claims for discrimination lawsuits under the Fair Housing Act.  The June 2015 ruling, saw a 5-4 decision that an action can be considered discriminatory even if the intent was not. Like all Fair Housing laws, the recent ruling is established with the intent […]

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