fair housing

Legal Q&A: Tenants in Bankruptcy

2019-03-05T23:44:18-07:00April 14th, 2012|Landlord, Legal Procedures|

Question: I am accepting applications for a rental property that is vacant.  I received an application from a qualified applicant, but they are currently in bankruptcy.  They said that they can make the monthly payments.  Should I rent to them? Answer:  I can’t tell you whether or not you should rent to a specific person, [...]

Legally Speaking– FHA Protection

2019-03-05T23:44:24-07:00December 16th, 2011|Legal Procedures, Rentals|

Question: I recently read an article saying that the largest fair housing settlement in Arizona was just reached between a landlord and a tenant.  I would never intentionally discriminate against someone, but I am still concerned.  What is the best way to protect myself? Answer: When it comes to fair housing, there is no quick [...]