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What Are The Best Window Coverings For Your Rental Property?

Window coverings for your rentals can be important in attracting tenants, so the maintenance checklist from Keepe this week looks at three basic types of window coverings. It can be difficult to choose the best type of...

The Pros And Cons Of Renting to College Students And Maintenance Tips

The how and why of renting to college students is a practice that deserves special attention and precautions and is the maintenance checkup from Keepe this week.   In most cases, properties located on or near college campuses are...

Is Your Property Management Compliance Training Working?

The Grace Hill training tip this week focuses on compliance training and the importance for landlords and property managers of keeping up with ever-changing rental housing laws at federal, state and local levels. By Ellen Clark The...

Can I Say “No Pot In My Apartments” When It’s Legal In My State?

California just became the world's largest legal marijuana market. When pot is legal in a state, what issues does this present to property managers and landlords of rental properties? Can a property manager say...

3 Low-Cost Incentives To Gain Property Management Training Completion

This week we start a regular multifamily training tip of the week from the folks at Grace Hill to help landlords and property managers with online property management training information to help increase competency...

Facebook Engaging In Housing Discrimination HUD Charges

The Grace Hill training tip of the week focuses on a Facebook housing discrimination charge by HUD and how Fair Housing Laws apply to social media posts and property management. Facebook is violating the Fair Housing Act (FHA)...
A landlord who threatened a woman with eviction because she had an emotional support dog has settled claims of disability discrimination with the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development

HUD Charges Apartment Owners With Discrimination Over Newborn Baby

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has charged an apartment complex in South Dakota with discrimination after the complex refused to allow a couple living in a one-bedroom unit to remain...
Landlords to Appeal Rent Control Case to Oregon Supreme Court

Big Wall Street Landlord Sued By Tenants

The largest owner and landlord of single-family rental homes in the United States is fighting a class-action lawsuit filed in California that alleges illegal and overly punitive late fees in Arizona, Oregon, California, Washington,...

Only 41 Percent Of Renters Carry Renters Insurance

Only 41 percent of renters carry renters insurance, a substantial difference from 95 percent of homeowners who carry homeowner’s insurance policies, according to a new poll from the Insurance Information Institute. The number of renters has...
3 tips to protect your rental property fence

How to Protect Your Rental Property’s Fence From Wind Damage

Rental property fence maintenance and repair can be an issue when big Summer storms hit so the maintenance checkup this week from Keepe focuses on rental property fences. If you own a rental in an...