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I Paid for a Landlord Credit Check. Don’t I Get to See It?

By Steven Shaw on 7/16/2015

I Paid for a Landlord Credit Check — Do I Have a Right to See the Report?

When you apply to rent a home or apartment, it’s not unusual for the owner or manager to require a credit check — and to charge a fee to recover the cost of purchasing it.

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How Much Rent Can I Afford?

By Steven Shaw on 6/29/2015

How Much Rent Can I Afford?

When with one of my friends recently, I walked past a building covered in “for rent” signs from a property management group in Chicago, where we live. “Oh, hey, it’s the company that robs me blind every month,” my friend muttered as she saw the logo.

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Can You Be Denied an Apartment Because of Bad Credit?

By Steven Shaw on 12/15/2014

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The most well-known consequence of having bad credit is trouble getting loans or credit cards, but a low credit score can also make it difficult to find a place to live. Landlords, especially large property-management companies, will likely check your credit report before approving your lease, and there are plenty of negative items that landlords see as deal-breakers with potential tenants.

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