Bedbugs 2018 Update
Q: I have tenants who have not paid rent and are claiming they have bed bugs. Can I give them a three day notice to pay rent or quit before I inspect the unit? A: No, you should not give a three day notice to pay rent or quit until the bed bug inspection is...
How to Properly Screen Your Tenant
The primary goal of the screening process is to find a desirable tenant, typically a stable occupant who is a good credit risk and will not damage the premises or disturb other tenants. [slideshare id=88357808&doc=howtoproperlyscreenyourtenant2017-final-180220063133]
HUD’s New Guidelines on Tenant Screening and Criminal Background Checks
The Importance of the Move in and Move out Inspections
In our previous article regarding emotional support animals published in April 2017, we inadvertently used the term “service dog” when we should have used the term “emotional support animal”. Under federal law “service dog” has a specific legal definition....
A: No, there is no legal right to smoke cigarettes and restricting smoking does not interfere with the tenant’s privacy or use and enjoyment of the premises. If the tenant refuses to stop smoking, then you may give him a 3 Day Notice to Perform Covenant or...