Tenant Screening

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Many housing providers in Washington are unaware of the statewide ban on any blanket housing denials based on a tenant’s criminal history. For...

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Fair Housing starts with your screening practices. We all understand the concept of fair housing; however, at times our own personal biases can...

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Did you know that if you have an applicant who has lived in the United States for a period of time but does not provide a Social Security Number...

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In the current climate of property management, the ability to make informed decisions about potential tenants is paramount to ensuring the...

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Housing providers face several challenges in today’s rental market. One of the many challenges a housing provider faces is how to market their...

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If you are not using a screening company that is in compliance with all the rules and regulations specific to your region, you may be sued. Where...

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Like most things in life, it’s best to have a plan. Plans are necessary for making sure that things get done and are completed in the way that...

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We all find ourselves unwillingly placed into this post-pandemic phase, many rental housing providers are asking how they are going to continue to...

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A few years ago, RHAWA launched a new RMAP as a very promising platform for members to do online lease signing and tenant screening while taking...

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On Tuesday, March 21st, the 9th Circuit Court ruled that Seattle's prohibition on using criminal background checks for housing did not meet the...

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It is easier for RHAWA screen applicants who have a Social Security Number (SSN) or Social Insurance Number issued from British Columbia. RHAWA can...

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Credit reports are very important screening tools and according to the Associated Press, starting July 1, 2022, they are changing a bit. All three...

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