When looking through rental applications, sometimes you have no choice but to reject someone. Whether it be because of their credit score, eviction report, or something else, it can be tough to figure out how to send out a denied rental application letter.
So, you want to learn more about fire safety. In California, one of your major concerns are fires, so it’s normal to be concerned about property damage and the safety of your tenants.
On the topic of fires, there are many things to keep in mind: renter's insurance, fire safety procedures, and how to protect properties in a fire.
You wouldn’t let a stranger borrow a high-value item you possessed, so why would you let one live in your property? Obviously, these are two different scenarios, which is why it’s important to collect a standard rental application for any prospective tenant interested in your property.
As a landlord, it’s normal procedure to ask potential tenants to fill out a rental application. After all you are renting out property to them and they are essentially strangers to you. Because of this, it’s also common to run background checks on potential tenants.
Believe it or not, there is a difference between a pet, service animal, and an emotional support animal. According to the Fair Housing Act, landlords are required to make the appropriate accommodations to tenants who require “service and emotional support animals” to function on a day-to-day basis.