RENT REPORTING POLICY
Policymakers across the country are recognizing rent reporting as a strategy that can help constituents and build strong, more resilient communities. Below are examples of rent reporting policy efforts at the state or local level.
Know of other legislative efforts related to rent reporting? Want to start one in your locality? Contact us.
- Tenancy: credit reporting: lower income households. Passed 2020, goes into effect July 2021.
District of Columbia
- Public Housing Credit-Building Pilot Program Amendment Act of 2018. Passed 2018, went into effect in January 2020.
- Report Tenant Rent Payment Information To Credit Agencies, Passed and goes into effect 2021.
Delaware State Housing Authority (DSHA) – Delaware Tenant Rent-Reporting Program Pilot
- Funded through American Rescue Plan Act
- Will work with Self Financial
- Goal: enroll over 400 residents with low incomes to increase their credit scores
- NeighborGood Partners will engage residents and connect them to financial coaching
- Have a housing voucher or live in one of DE’s five public housing authority’s public housing units or
- Have a household income at or below 250% of the FPL\
- Have a bank account
- No charge to participants
- Limited spots for pilot
- Through connecting bank account