Did you know... November 19, 2018


The Fair Credit Reporting Act requires landlords to send written notice to a rental applicant not only if s/he is denied tenancy, but also when the tenant is conditionally approved.  An “adverse action notice” must be sent if any of the following occurs:

  • An application is rejected

  • An increased deposit is required

  • Last month’s rent is required when normally not required

  • A co-signer is required

The notice must include specific information regarding the applicant’s rights, which credit bureau was used and how the applicant can dispute the results.

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