Common sense tips on the Fair Housing Act.
Finding the perfect tenant can be a challenge for property managers and landlords and indeed, not all tenants are ideal, which can put discerning landlords at a risk of violation of the federal Fair Housing Act.
If you reach into your pocket or purse, what’s the first thing you touch? It’s likely your smartphone, sitting there like a safety blanket, ready at a moment’s notice. Bored at a social event with co-workers? No problem, pull out your smartphone and check your messages – whether it be Facebook, Text Messages, or Emails. It’s instant gratification for the on-demand world in which we live. Plus, this little ‘safety blanket’ buffers many socially awkward Americans from difficult face-to-face conver
While it is important to screen your tenants carefully to avoid mishaps and uncomfortable circumstances, you also have to be careful not to break any discrimination laws when conducting your search for the perfect renter.