Tenant Screening

Steve Hartmeier

Steve Hartmeier joins Insight Reporting

Insight Reporting, the Tenant Screening Division of Advanced Reporting, is excited to announce that Steve Hartmeier has joined their Portland Office. In his new role, Hartmeier will assist the Sales team and staff in their daily operations. A 1985 graduate of the University of Oregon, Hartmeier brings decades of industry experience to the team. From …

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FTC

California Tenant Screening Company Agrees to pay $4.25 Million to FTC for Failure to Report Accurate Information

The FTC reported on Tuesday that they had reached a settlement with a Publicly Traded Tenant Screening Company in California in the amount of $4.25 million for failure to follow reasonable procedures that ensure the accuracy of their reports. The company was also found to be in violation of the FCRA for reporting evictions and …

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Possible Extension to Oregon Eviction Moratorium

UPDATE 12/22/2020 The Oregon State Legislature approved changes to HB 4401 that will extend the state-wide eviction Moratorium to July, 2021 and adds $200 million to the rental assistance fund. UDPDATE: 12/15/2020 Governor Kate Brown announced a Special Legislative Session for December 21st to address Wildfire Relief, as well as COVID-19 related issues, such as …

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The Dangers of Automated Screening

At Insight Reporting, we have a firm belief that human beings will always be needed in the screening process. While automation has made screening easier and cheaper in many ways, human screeners will always be essential for complete and accurate reporting. A recent article by the New York Times highlights many of the dangers of …

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Portland FAIR Lawsuit

Multifamily NW Files Lawsuit to Stop and Repeal the Portland FAIR Ordinance

UPDATE 2/27/2020 The temporary restraining order was denied. The suit will proceed, but could take months for a decision.   Yesterday, Multifamily NW filed a lawsuit with the US District Court to stop and repeal the Portland FAIR Ordinance. As most of our clients know, this ordinance has caused some serious problems in the industry, …

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Advanced Reporting Staff

Oregon AHMA Membership

We are proud to be the newest member of the Oregon Affordable Housing Management Association. Insight Reporting is Advanced Reporting’s new division, created specifically to serve the residential screening industry. For more than 25 years Advanced Reporting has been dedicated to providing quality background screening solutions to our clients and the consumers we screen. The …

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For Rent

Evictions Can Be Expunged in Oregon

Senate Bill 873 went into effect January 1, which allows evictions to be expunged in Oregon under certain situations. Oregon Law has long prevented evictions older than 5 years being used against a prospective tenant in the screening process, but some landlords have not always followed this law. While the evictions were not to be …

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