Denying Tenants with Criminal Records
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Federal Law : United States Of America

Prior to 2016, landlords in the US were free to have policies that refused tenants with criminal backgrounds. They were even free to turn down tenants that were arrested but not convicted. However, guidance from the Department of Housing and Urban Development now severely limits landlords' ability to deny ex-convicts due to the racial implications. HUD Guidance...

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