How To Take Action Against a Hoarding Tenant

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Apartment owners renting out generally need to be able to deal with concerns and issues of their tenants. If a tenant is a hoarder and you are beginning to receive complaints there are certain steps you can take to alleviate the issue.

Hoarding is a kind of mental illness and is labeled as a disability so your tenant may have some protection under fair housing laws. A good way to approach the situation is to tackle it as a concern for health and safety. Instead of judging the tenant, see if they are breaking any building codes.

Give your tenant notice and begin documenting the tenant’s conditions. If your tenants hoarding is blocking an emergency exit or interfering with ventilation then your tenant may be in breach of contract for violating health and safety codes.

Apartment owners need to be prepared for everything and that means having the right insurance coverage. Chivaroli Premier can work with your to custom tailor an insurance policy that fits your needs. Contact us today for a free review of your current policies.