Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) for Landlords / Realtors

How much does it cost to search for housing on the site?

There is never a fee to list! MyHousingSearch.com is a free service.

How long will it take after I enter the property for it to be viewable by the public?

Once the property listing form is completed and submitted, your listing will be immediately viewable on MyHousingSearch.com.  Update listings anytime and view your changes immediately.

How long will it take until I get phone calls from prospective tenants?

This depends on several factors in your community such as the number of properties on the market and how desirable your property is compared to others. Make sure to add photos to your listings to generate more interest.

How do I make changes to my listing, like changing the deposit amount, etc?

As a registered property provider, you can manage and update your online account 24-hours-a-day, seven days a week.

What personal information of mine will be posted on the web?

Basic contact information must be provided in order for prospective tenants to reach you. This includes a point of contact, phone number and e-mail address is optional. However, you control your property contact information and can post updates at any time.

I don't have any vacancies. Why should I add my properties to this listing?

MyHousingSearch.com is an efficient and free service to maintain a complete inventory of your properties!
To reduce inquiries, listings are hidden from view when rented or under repair. When there are vacancies, you can quickly re-activate listings and they immediately become viewable to prospective tenants.
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About Emphasys Housing Locator

MyHousingSearch is powered by Emphasys Housing Locator that has served low-income renters in the U.S. for more than 20 years with the most complete and up-to-date information on low-income housing, affordable housing, affordable apartments, subsidized housing, Public Housing, and Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) waiting list information.

We provide current data on more than 100,000 apartment communities and apartment homes. We also provide detailed information about thousands of units that accept HCVP (Section 8), and current waiting list information – including instructions on how to apply for waiting lists and complete housing applications.

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