Can You Check Your Own Rental History?

Can you check your rental history?

Sadly, your rent is not reported automatically on your credit report.

If you’re trying to check your “renter’s history” it is actually going to be an impossible task because there is no single data base of rental history!

What is on your rental history?

Just what is rental history? It’s essentially information on your past rental arrangements, which includes the likes of former addresses, late rent payments and evictions, as well as criminal history, your credit score and other data to help a landlord judge whether or not you’re a good fit as a tenant.

How long does bad rental history stay on your record?

seven years

What is bad rental history?

Specific events that might evidence a poor rental history include late rental payments, bounced checks, violation of the rental agreement, damaging the apartment, poor references and previous evictions.