I have an eviction or bad credit on my record. Are there still housing options for me?

Yes, there is hope. It is true that many landlords and property managers are reluctant or unwilling to rent to individuals with evictions or bad credit. However, there are landlords and property owners that will give you a chance. CHOICES housing record will note in additional Information if a landlord will work with evictions. It is helpful to write a letter on your own behalf explaining the circumstances around the eviction or bad credit and attach it to your application. Eviction or derogatory credit should fall off of your record in seven years. Consult a free credit repair agency for more information and help repairing it. You do not have to pay for this service. 2-1-1 can help with referrals to resources to repair your credit and eviction history for free.
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