New HUD Guidance on Use of Criminal Background Checks

On April 4, 2016, HUD’s General Counsel released guidance for all housing providers (not just those who are HUD subsidized) regarding how the use of criminal background checks could potentially violate fair housing laws. If you are a Landlord and run criminal background checks as part of your screening process, it is important for you to become familiar with the guidance.   Read the article…………


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