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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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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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Seattle landlord stuck in van while tenant rents his home on Airbnb

Inman

Jason Roth told Insider that after he rented out his home to Kareem Hunter, the tenant allegedly only paid part of the first month before illegally renting out other rooms in the house on Airbnb.

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New Boom API to scale reporting of tenant payments to credit bureaus

Inman

Boom's new product will allow virtually any large-scale property management platform or rent payment gateway to directly embed its payment reporting module for faster, simpler reporting of tenant payment records.

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Supreme Court, FHFA Back Tenant and Homeowner Protections

Appraisal Buzz

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