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New Legislation Will Benefit Rental Assistance Programs

By on July 18, 2016 in Education, News with 2 Comments
New Legislation Will Benefit Rental Assistance Programs

A new housing policy bill, that will benefit rental assistance and public housing programs, passed unanimously in the Senate on Friday, July 15.   The Housing Opportunity Through Modernization Act (H.R. 3700) will make several reforms to Federal Housing Administration (FHA) and Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) programs, and particularly to the Housing […]

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Should I be a Section 8 Landlord?

By on February 22, 2016 in Education with 5 Comments
Should I be a Section 8 Landlord?

One of the many decisions a landlord faces when establishing a rental property is determining whether the property will accept Section 8 tenants.  The Housing Choice Voucher Program (historically and commonly referred to as Section 8 housing) provides assistance to very low-income families to afford decent, safe, and sanitary housing. This is a great program […]

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Think Twice Before Rejecting an Applicant on Section 8 Housing

By on August 4, 2014 in Education, News with 4 Comments
Think Twice Before Rejecting an Applicant on Section 8 Housing

Besides working for Rentec Direct as the Social Media Director I’m also a landlord and as such I try to pay close attention to the ever changing rental property and landlord/tenant laws. My friend, also a landlord, has a rental property that is currently vacant and she was asking me just yesterday about renting to people on […]

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