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Assistance Animals Are Not Pets–Repeat–Assistance Animals Are Not Pets

http://rentalhousingjournal.com/articles/2018/07/06/assistance-animals-are-not-pets%E2%80%93repeat%E2%80%93assistance-animals-are-not-pets   “I didn’t know” is not an acceptable defense if you face a discrimination charge, so the Grace Hill training tip of the week focuses on repeating advice that assistance animals are not pets when it comes to leasing your rentals. By Ellen Clark The typical story goes like this, where a prospective renter provides documentation from […]

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State Legislature Passes E3SHB 2578 regarding Source of Income

MARCH 15, 2018 Posted By: Brett WallerAdvocacy News Washington Multi-Family Housing Association (WMFHA) welcomes the passage of Engrossed Third Substitute House Bill 2578 establishing statewide source of income protections, and creating the Landlord Mitigation Fund in statute.  The new law, which will take effect September 30, decreases the burdens on rental housing providers associated with participation […]

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Consumer FAQs

Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) – The federal law that regulates the collection, dissemination, and use of consumer information, including consumer credit information. The Fair Credit Reporting Act can be found at, 15 U.S.C. § 1681 et seq. and also electronically at www.ftc.gov. Adverse Action (related to employment) – The two-step process an employer is […]

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PROFESSIONAL BACKGROUND SCREENING PROCESS

Consumer Protection, It’s the Law. Professional Screening Firms operate in a controlled, regulated and transparent process pursuant to the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA). The FCRA has several requirements for Professional Screening Firms, including, but not limited to, the following… Employers and property managers contract with Professional Screening Firms to ensure applicant screening is compliant […]

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