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Dear Landlord Hank: My Tenants Want A ‘Kiddie’ Pool

Dear Landlord Hank: My Tenants Want A ‘Kiddie’ Pool

A landlord's tenants want a kiddie pool in the backyard of the landlord's rental so that is the question for Ask Landlord Hank. Remember Hank is not an attorney and is not offering legal...
Ask Landlord Hank How Do I Stop Second-Hand Smoke Coming into My Apartment?

How Do I Stop Second-Hand Smoke Coming Into My Apartment?

We have been getting a lot of questions about second-hand smoke during the pandemic so if a tenant has a problem with second-hand smoke coming into their apartment, what should you do is the...
Will Some Landlords Overlook Tenant Bad Credit History?

Will Some Landlords Overlook Tenant Bad Credit History?

This week the question for Ask Landlord Hank is about how landlords and property managers look at bad credit history from a potential tenant. Dear Landlord Hank: Will some landlords overlook bad credit history if it was...
Ask Landlord Hank - My Tenant’s Moving Out Before Lease Ends, What Should I Do?

My Tenant’s Moving Out Before Lease Ends, What Should I Do?

If the tenant tells you they are moving out before lease ends, what should you do is the question for Ask Landlord Hank this week. Dear Landlord Hank, My tenant signed a six-month lease and is planning...
Can a Landlord Charge a Non-Refundable Pet Deposit for Support Animal?

Can a Landlord Charge a Non-Refundable Pet Deposit for Support Animal?

This week the question for Ask Landlord Hank is about a non-refundable pet deposit and support animal. Remember Hank is not an attorney and is not giving legal advice so check your local ordinances. Dear Landlord...
Tenant Owes $8,800 In Unpaid Back Rent, But State Has Eviction Ban, What Should I Do Landlord Hank

Tenant Owes $8,800 In Unpaid Back Rent, But State Has Eviction Ban, What Should...

This week the question for Ask Landlord Hank is about unpaid back rent and the eviction ban. Remember Hank is not an attorney and is not giving legal advice so check your local ordinances. (Editors...
Landlord Hank: How Can I Evict A Hoarder During COVID-19?

Landlord Hank: How Can I Evict A Hoarder During COVID-19?

This week the question for Ask Landlord Hank is about a hoarder and whether an eviction can happen during covid-19. Remember Hank is not an attorney and is not giving legal advice so check your...
How Do I Prove My Tenants are Legal with Medical Marijuana?

How Do I Prove My Tenants are Legal with Medical Marijuana?

This week the question for Ask Landlord Hank is about medical marijuana and tenants. Remember Landlord Hank is not an attorney and is not giving legal advice so check your local ordinances. Dear Landlord Hank: I...
How Do I Get Tenants Out Who Have Damaged My Rental Property?

How Do I Get Tenants Out Who Have Damaged My Rental Property?

This week the question for Ask Landlord Hank is about how to get tenants out who have damaged rental property in the time of the pandemic and eviction moratoriums. Remember Landlord Hank is not an...
Can You Really Renovate A Rental Property On A Shoe-String Budget?

Can You Really Renovate A Rental Property On A Shoe-String Budget? Part 1

Can you renovate a rental property on a shoe-string budget is a three-part series by Hank Rossi, our Ask Landlord Hank, a veteran landlord and property manager, on how to reduce material costs and...