Corporate Landlord

What Corporate Rental Landlords Need to Know About the Fair Housing Act

If you are about to invest in corporate rentals and executive rentals, or you already own them and wish to be in full agreement with federal laws, you need to be aware of the Fair Housing Act. It is legislation dating back to 1968 and it “prohibits housing discrimination based on race, color, religion, national origin, sex, disability and familial status”. It applies to corporate rentals as much as it does to standard housing options, and that means you have to pay attention to it when listing and renting your executive rentals, too. How would you have (inadvertently) violated...

The Landlord Files: Four Questions with CHBO User, Jim Farasey

Jim Farasey from Lafayette, Louisiana has been a CHBO client since August 2010. Here’s his thoughts on what it’s like being a furnished housing landlord: 1. Why did you list your home on CHBO? I live in Louisiana but own a condo in Houston because I go to Houston to pick up items for my shop (I own an interior / design store in Lafayette, La). I later found that I could not get to Houston as often as I hoped, so I decided to offer my Houston property as a corporate rental and make it an investment property....