The Trainer — December 2012
USING HOME VISITS TO SCREEN APPLICANTS; ANNUALIZING EMPLOYMENT INCOME
In this month’s feature, we discussed how some management companies conduct a home visit to applicants' current residences before deciding whether to accept or reject them. While HUD allows you to make home visits, it doesn't go into detail on how to make them. So we explained how to use home visits to get important information about applicants without violating HUD rules or inviting discrimination claims.