ACCESS TO YOUR criminal RECORDS as you apply for Housing

  1. An Overview of the Types of Criminal Records that Could Show Up as you Apply For Housing

    1. What criminal records could show up as I apply for any type of housing?

    2. Does this Chapter cover what can and cannot show up in my credit report?

    3. Can a private landlord, Public Housing Authority (PHA), or owner of government-assisted housing charge me a fee for running a background check/ tenant report on me?

  2. Access to Your Criminal Records as You Apply for Private Housing

    1. How Private Landlords Learn About Your Criminal Record

    2. Your Rights When a Private Landlord Runs a Criminal Background Check

    3. Your Rights When a Private Landlord Directly Asks You About Your Criminal Record

    4. Your Rights to Confidentiality When a Private Landlord Gathers Criminal Record Information on You

  3. Access to Your Criminal Records As You Apply For Government-Assisted Housing:

    1. Your Rights When a Government-assisted Housing Provider Runs a Criminal Background Check

    2. Your Rights When a Government-assisted Housing Provider Runs a Criminal Background Check—The Rules They Must Follow

  4. Errors in Your Background Check Report & How to Correct Them—An Overview

    1. Could there be errors in the background check/ tenant report that a housing provider runs on me?

    2. How can I correct errors in my background check/ tenant report?