A judge ruled that the Seattle rental law which required landlords to choose the first applicant(s) that qualified, violated the state constitution.
We live in an ever changing world! There will be some new challenges right around the corner regarding the reporting of criminal records for tenant screening.
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Providing fair housing access to tenants with criminal records can create questions when considering housing applicants. Here are some helpful tips for you.
Landlords not renting to felons could be considered as discriminating if they don’t show that a decision not to rent is justified.