This webinar will discuss the categories of information that should and should not be considered as part of the tenant screening process, and the types of policies rental housing providers should have in place to deal with common issues in the screening process, including:
• Setting an appropriate income standard
• Considerations for credit requirements
• Evaluating rental history
• Avoiding criteria that violate fair housing laws
Speaker: Puneet Singh, Managing Partner at PKS Law Group
Puneet Singh is a Managing Partner at PKS Law Group. Ms. Singh received her Juris Doctorate from the University of San Francisco School of Law and was admitted to the State and Federal Bars in 2001. For fifteen years she served as a Managing Partner of the Northern California offices of a statewide real estate law firm with over 200 employees. Her experience includes counseling the largest property management firms in the nation as well as smaller portfolio owners on their real estate needs. Ms. Singh has extensive knowledge in fair housing, post foreclosure evictions, property management, and unlawful detainer law and litigation.
Moderator: Whitney Prout, CAA Policy & Compliance Counsel
Original Broadcast Date: June 2018
On-Demand Cost: $49 CAA Member/ $89 Non-Member
Estimated Course Length: 1 Hr.
Qualifies for 1 Unit of CCRM Continuing Education Credit for current CCRM Certified Individuals.
Note: This webinar is one part of CAA’s three-part Beginning the Tenancy series. While it may be taken as a standalone class, CAA recommends taking the entire series to get a more complete picture of the application and screening process.