Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) for Tenants

How much does it cost to search for housing on the site?
This is a free service available to anyone searching for housing.
Do I have to meet specific eligibility requirements to rent
an affordable apartment?
Each property manager or owner can require certain income, credit, criminal history, etc. information in order to determine eligibility to rent a unit. This may depend on the funding sources that were used to develop the property, or it may be at the discretion of the property owner. However, all property managers and owners who use this site must abide by Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity regulations that prohibit discrimination based on race, color, national origin, religion, sex, family status, or disability.
Who should I contact if I believe I have experienced discrimination?
You can contact the following agency to file a complaint if you think you have experienced discrimination:
HUD Fair Housing
Who maintains this service?
This locator is powered by Emphasys Software with live support.

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