am having difficult time finding tenants for one of my rental units. Any advice
on how I can get the place rented and improve my cash flow?
One thing you don’t want to do is loosen up your screening
requirements for new tenants. In the long run, a bad tenant—someone who
constantly pays rent late, damages the rental unit, or disturbs other
neighbors—is not worth the price of having the rental occupied.
Instead of taking a chance on a risky tenant, ask yourself
the following questions and take appropriate action:
For more advice on choosing new tenants and renting out
apartments and rental units, see the Nolo book Every
Landlord’s Legal Guide, by Marcia Stewart, Ralph Warner, and Janet