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Need-to-Know Eviction Guidance Among COVID-19

As the COVID-19 pandemic has shaken the nation in the past few weeks, state and local governments have responded to the threat of mass evictions in varying ways. Unfortunately, outside of HUD housing, there is currently no nationwide rental housing guidance on how to handle the financial fallout from renters unable to pay rent due

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Renter FICO Scores Dropped, but it’s Not the Time To Worry

CIC has released credit, criminal and eviction data trends from 2019’s final quarter, October through December. The quarterly data analysis highlights the number of rental applicants that have criminal and eviction records on their tenant background checks, as well as the average FICO credit score. The analysis showed that, for the most part, many tenants

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You Need to Know your Fair Housing Acts to Survive the Industry

Now is the time to discuss everyone’s favorite subject, fair housing law. Such a fun topic, right up there with favorite sports team, latest blockbusting movies, and that funny thing your dog did. Fine, talking law and restrictions is barely fun for the lawyers. That doesn’t mean the conversation can or should be avoided. One

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How Property Managers can Improve Time Management at the Office

Managing communities and their residents is not for the faint of heart. Depending on the location and the number of properties you’re managing it can sometimes feel like you’ll never get ahead. There is always an emergency or a last-second request and working in an office environment adds many distractions and interruptions. Meetings, office celebrations,

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