COVID-19

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How Do You Stop Neighbors from Fighting Over Who’s Right in the Mask Debate?

For the time being, masks do not seem like they are going anywhere. While COVID-19 isn’t precisely airborne, that doesn’t stop the virus from spreading each time that our lungs exhale. The moisture droplets from our mouths and chest cavity help the germs spread across surfaces and from there, to other people who can be

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Rental Housing Laws That’ll Make You Sweat

Over the past few years, we’ve seen state legislators turn up the heat when it comes to proposing and passing new landlord-tenant laws and credit reporting regulations. While prior years have been focused on ban-the-box, criminal screening restrictions, and rent control, this year’s big debate is unsurprisingly how to deal with COVID-19 related unpaid rent

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COVID Policies Renters Want Apartments to Keep

While change is inevitable, certain unexpected circumstances can sometimes propel us into the future, whether we’re ready or not. The advent of COVID-19 has brought about the need to move many traditional procedures into the digital age to protect landlords and residents’ health and safety. For some, navigating these new policies requires adjusting to a

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How to Be Safe when Kids Return to School During COVID-19

If you’re clutching your stress toys, you’re not alone. This month, students K through 12 are being shoved back through the open doors of questionably sanitized schools despite the pleadings of the greater public. On the one hand, socializing, real time interaction with teachers, and increased access to school resources are highly necessary for children

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How to Have Safe Property Inspections During a Pandemic

During a pandemic, we have to take precautions with property inspections.  While residents still need to move during these times, it’s business as usual.  Move-in/Move out inspections is a good practice for both parties.  When a renter moves out, and there is not an existing Move-in/Move-out property inspection checklist with photos, there can be a

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