Background Checks

bad rental history

What Is a Bad Rental History?

As a landlord, it’s in your best interests to make sure that the tenant you approve for your property is trustworthy, respectful, and easy to work with. That’s why the tenant approval process is such an important part of every landlord’s job. If you’re in the process of screening tenants for … Read More

Landlord Criminal Background check

Can Landlords Conduct Tenant Criminal Background Checks?

Most landlords are allowed to conduct criminal background checks as part of the applicant screening process. It’s important to closely follow tenant screening laws, though, so you’re not accused of discrimination. Local Bans on Prospective Tenant Background Checks Some cities have prohibited landlords from running background checks, including Berkley, Richmond, Oakland, … Read More