Property Management

How to Combat the Apartment Industry’s Uptick in Fraud

by Paul Willis

An increasingly digital world invites more fraud and how to combat the apartment industry’s uptick in fraud has become a primary concern.

It’s become one of the most striking—and most unwelcome—trends in multifamily rentals.

Over the past couple of years, and especially since the start of the pandemic, apartment operators say fake pay stubs, “synthetic” IDs and other falsified documents have become all too common in the leasing process. While fraud has always existed in the apartment world, industry professionals agree that it has never before elevated to its current levels.

Read the entire article in the Rental Housing Journal.

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