As professional property managers, we recognize the importance of implementing rules, regulations, policies, and procedures for the protection of our clients, our renters, and ourselves. How often do we view those policies with the eyes of the consumer? How often do we consider Fair Housing Law when implementing our policies?
“A man’s home is his castle.”
These are powerful words for most Americans. Whether we rent or own our homes, as a society we recognize the importance of having a home to which we can retreat from the pressures of daily life; a place where we feel safe and secure. For renters, this security can be threatened by unreasonable intervention of the landlord. Once our security is threatened, we begin to question the motives behind the perceived threat. The policies and rules imposed by the landlord are often a source of Fair Housing complaints by renters. Continue reading “How many people can live here?”