Approve or Deny an Application to Rent

The owner of a property may choose any criteria they wish in order to determine eligibility to rent their property - so long as the criteria is not considered discrimination in the eyes of the law. Among other things it is prohibited to:

  • Refuse to rent a dwelling to any person because of race, color, disability, religion, sex, familial status, or national origin.

  • Discriminate based on race, color, religion, sex, disability, familial status, or national origin in the terms, conditions or privileges of sale or rental of a dwelling.

State Laws
Landlords and tenants should be sure to review the laws, both federal and for the state they are in. Landlord - tenant law is different in every state so be cautious.

Federal Laws
Federal landlord - tenant law regarding discrimination is mostly covered with the Fair Housing Act and the Fair Credit Reporting Act.

Application Fees

If you are a Trintals member and one of our member landlords has denied your application to rent their property: 

  • Your Universal Application is valid for a full 30 days from the date of purchase. You can apply to rent to as many different properties as you want, as often as you want during that time period. 

  • We do not refund fees when an application to rent is not approved. Most renters apply to multiple properties ( average = 12) before they are successful We encourage you to keep your eyes open and stay positive until you sign your lease, 

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