Posts by Nicole Seidner

How is the Year Going? The Latest Eviction and Criminal Data Analysis Is Here to Tell

What’s in this Article: From January through March, many applicants had an eviction record. As eviction moratoriums end, pro-tenant legislation could threaten data use. This quarter, criminal hits on background reports have dropped slightly. The dip could mean 2 things. CIC has released the data analysis regarding both eviction and criminal hits for the first

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CFPB Rule Holds Debt Collectors Accountable Regarding Illegal Evictions

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) has officially backed up the Center for Disease Control’s (CDC) eviction moratorium. The CDC’s moratorium was recently extended through June 30th, making the entire thing last over a year long. With over nine million families having overdue rent, some rental property owners have been struggling to find ways to

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The Grass Is Always Greener and That’s Why They’re Moving. Are You Prepared for Marijuana Migration?

The term ‘Great Migration’ has been a popular turn of phrase since 1916 when large groups of African Americans made their way out of the rural South United States. Since then, great migrations have come to mean that of a similar idea, when groups of people pick up from or head to specific points at

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It’s Time for the Last Legislative Update of 2020

It’s been a wild year for rental housing legislation. Last year everyone was worried about emotional support animal laws, rent price ceilings, and even criminal history limitations. It seems like so long ago that New York banned criminal background checks. The new year hit with a bang and instead of all those things that plagued

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Avoid Legal Restrictions In Your Resident Screening To Protect Yourself In the Industry

The rental housing industry is always changing. Even if current craziness was off the table, there were still rapid movements that made the laws vastly different from one coast to another. In California many things could be a protected class from hair color to clothing choices, while in New York City looking at eviction records

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How to Know the Data in your Resident Screening is Legal to Use

With rental housing laws constantly changing this way and that, becoming more complex and restrictive, picking an applicant within those laws gets complicated very quickly.  How is one person meant to keep up with every law shift, with every change differing from county laws to state-wide or Federal? It’s hard! That’s why we’re doing our

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