When it comes to the utilities, who’s responsibility is it; the landlord‘s or the tenant‘s? LandlordAssociation.Org has seen this question come up more than once or twice over the past decade or so. Problems often arise when there’s no clear policy, ordinance or legislation which decisively states who is responsible for the utilities and under […]... continue reading "Utilities: Who’s Responsibility Is It? Landlord or Tenant?"
Have you or your tenants ever wondered if anyone has died in your home or apartment? Well, we just read an article about a website called DiedInHouse.com which was conceived by landlord, Roy Condrey, after his tenant complained to him that his rental apartment was haunted. Condrey could find little information online as to whether […]... continue reading "Website Tells Who Died in A Home"
Here are five easy steps to follow in choosing a good tenant. Step 1: The first step in selecting a good tenant is to have all prospective tenants complete a rental application which collects information for the past three to five years. In addition to gathering information on employment, income, rental history, and references, the […]... continue reading "5 Steps in Choosing A Good Tenant"
If you are interested in becoming a Section 8 landlord, we suggest you review our consolidated summary of the various aspects of the Housing Quality Standards for the Section 8 Rental Assistance Program. Housing Quality Standards are categorized as Pass, Fail or Inconclusive. If a unit receives an “Inconclusive” or “Fail” in any area, then […]... continue reading "Key Aspects of the Housing Quality Standards for the Section 8 Rental Assistance Program"
“Answers From Landlords About What to Do When A Tenant Double Parks” is a summary of a dialog between landlords in our LandlordAssociation.Org Free Discussion Group. We thought we would share some of the more insightful answers with our members. Q: According to the lease agreement, each tenant is assigned one parking spot and all […]... continue reading "Answers From Landlords About What to Do When A Tenant Double Parks"