Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB): Don’t Let Errors In Your Tenant Screening Report Keep You From Finding a Home

July 2, 2021

Negative rental information, such as late or missed rental payments and evictions, can have a huge impact on your ability to find rental housing, get a loan, and other opportunities. The impact is even more devastating when the information is wrong or misleading.

If you are one of the countless Americans who have suffered financial hardship during the pandemic, don’t let errors in your tenant screening report keep you from finding safe and affordable housing.

We have notified companies such as consumer reporting agencies and debt collectors that we will be paying particular attention to their practices and procedures related to accuracy in tenant screening reports.Learn how to protect yourself and take action if you’re denied rental housing because of errors in your tenant screening reports.