credit discrimimnation when renting an apartment : LUSENET : Fair Lending : One Thread

i would like to know if there is a law in the state of georgia that require's a credit check when trying to rent an apartment? what does your credit have to do with being able to pay your rent especially when the aapartment is going to based on your income? i need serious help in obtaining a place to live for. i have 3 small children, and i have been to all state agencies to get some type of help. HELP ME!!!!

-- yaunita quivette arrington (, September 12, 2001



Credit reports are important in determining your ability to pay your bills. If you have a bad credit report then you may be likely to skip rent payments. This is something an apartment complex cannot afford. This is why they like to check your credit.


-- Albert Moyer (, November 27, 2001.

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