Tenant Screening

Before you look for a place to live it is important to understand how landlords do tenant screening and what you rights are. Every landlord screens tenants differently. Because so much information is available on the internet, some landlords may use that information to reject tenants just because they were at some point involved in a court case regardless of the result of the case. For more see Chapter 2: Tenant Screening.

Produced by Patty Whiting
Last Updated May 2017

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