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FHFA issues RFI on multifamily property tenant protections

Housing Wire

The Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) issued on Tuesday a request for input (RFI) regarding protections for tenants at multifamily housing properties backed by mortgages from Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. FHFA seeks feedback from a diverse set of viewpoints on issues related to multifamily tenant protections.”

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Opinion: tools for landlords to help low-income tenants

Housing Wire

Landlords who refuse to participate cite several reasons, including what they regard as undue regulatory burdens and concerns about tenant “quality.” PHAs – which landlords believe should side with them more often in landlord-tenant disputes.

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Rental assistance isn’t reaching at-risk tenants

Housing Wire

percent, according to an analysis by the National Low Income Housing Coalition , a national tenant advocacy group. On a brighter note, data provided by the Treasury shows that funds have started to reach low-income tenants and that 60% of the households served fell at or below 30% of the area median income. percent, Wyoming at 1.2

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12 Questions to Ask Tenant References

BiggerPockets

Getting the right tenants is crucial for having a seamless landlord experience. Here are 12 questions to ask tenant references to ensure they're a good fit.

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Supreme Court, FHFA Back Tenant and Homeowner Protections

Appraisal Buzz

The post Supreme Court, FHFA Back Tenant and Homeowner Protections appeared first on DSNews. The post Supreme Court, FHFA Back Tenant and Homeowner Protections appeared first on Appraisal Buzz.

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TransUnion to pay $23M to settle complaints of inaccurate tenant screening, security freeze failures

Housing Wire

Samuel Levine, director of the FTC’s Bureau of Consumer Protection, added that consumers who may have issues finding housing “shouldn’t be shut out by tenant screening reports that are ridden with errors and based on data from secret sources,” he said.

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How Institutional Property Owners Support Tenants

Appraisal Buzz

The post How Institutional Property Owners Support Tenants appeared first on DSNews. The post How Institutional Property Owners Support Tenants appeared first on Appraisal Buzz. One study shows landlords are doing their part to prevent evictions, from applying for rental assistance to renegotiating lease terms and more.

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