The Latest and Greatest Multifamily Law Trends

Now that most state legislative sessions have come to an end, many states have enacted (or are considering enacting) new rental housing laws. To help you and your properties adjust, as well as stay aware of multifamily legislation around the corner, we’ve compiled our analysis of this year’s rental housing law trends. As you get

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FICO and Background Check Trends You Need to Know

CIC has released credit, criminal and eviction data trends from 2019’s second quarter, April through June. The analysis has revealed that for the most part, tenants’ FICO score has trended upwards as expected. CIC’s quarterly data analysis highlights the number of rental applicants that have criminal and eviction records on their tenant background checks, as

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Are Emotional Support Animals Protected by ADA?

In February 2019, there was a so-called “epidemic” of emotional support animals in the United States. The relatively new idea did not sprout in popular culture but surge, taking quick advantage of popular cultures tenuous understanding of mental health and the desire to keep Fido at one’s side. Emotional Support Animals (ESAs) are real and

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Rental Housing Laws Proposed This Spring

Now that Spring has arrived, this year’s newly proposed rental housing laws are here! From Arizona to Washington, get an inside look into the rental housing laws that could affect rental properties, owners, property management companies, associations, and resident screening services come Summer. Spring Trends for Rental Housing Laws As you get a good look

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How to Easily Compare Types of Tenant Screening Services

In the multifamily housing industry, there are sizable differences between traditional and consumer-initiated tenant screening services. While consumer-initiated screening hasn’t been available within the industry for long, it’s caught like wildfire amongst independent rental owners (IROs) and real estate agents. Whether you’re looking for a new tenant screening service or are curious if the newest

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