Careful vetting of applicants is key when a landlord needs to fill an apartment vacancy. Doing your due diligence is critical to help find the best applicant for your vacancy. Determining if an applicant can afford the rent starts with their rent-to-income ratio (RTIR).
Consider developing a disaster plan with your household members to prepare for what to do, how to find each other, and how to communicate in an emergency. Print this page for quick reference and place it somewhere everyone knows.