Tenant background screening report identifies renter’s true identity + address history, criminal records, evictions, foreclosures, liens, judgments, bankruptcies
FCRA Compliance: If using any public records to reject a rental applicant, you should order an additional county search (originating source) to obtain the most current case status according to FCRA guidelines.
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Notice that in sample tenant screening report below, the original name provided by potential renter was her married name (Linda Brown) whereas all records were found under her former maiden name of Linda White.
Tenant Background Check – Sample Report
Our proprietary algorithm has simultaneously searched over 1 billion criminal records, including court, department of corrections and sex offender databases and has found:
In compliance with FCRA guidelines, any criminal database records should be confirmed at the originating source (county courthouse) as case records may be updated (i.e., pleaded down, sealed or expunged). It is strongly recommended to order our county courthouse criminal search to verify current status of any charges.
Please Read: Federal and state fair housing and residential landlord-tenant laws impact the tenant screening process in several ways. In a nutshell, it is a violation of fair housing laws to treat protected individuals differently in the tenant screening process. Fair housing law at the federal level is found in Title VIII of the Civil Rights Act of 1968. The residential landlord-tenant law often limits what landlords may charge for tenant screening to the actual costs in obtaining the background information, not to exceed the customary costs charged by a screening service in the general area.