The National Association of Independent Landlords is conducting a nationwide survey to compile statistical data on how the current economy is affecting the rental market.

All results to our survey are free to the public.

As a token of our appreciation for participating in our survey you have the option to receive a free newsletter.

If you are a member of the National Association of Independent Landlords you will receive $5 off of your membership fees.

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Unless otherwise specified, please consider the following questions in terms of the past 18 months—since April 2008.

* 1. What is the zip code of your rental property?

* 2. Are you renting your home as an investment, or because you couldn't sell it?

* 3. Have you lowered or raised your rent in the past year?

* 4. Do you pull credit reports on prospective tenants?

* 5. Do you accept tenants with bad credit?

* 6. Have you ever had to evict a tenant?

* 7. Did you report the evicted tenant/s to the credit bureau?

* 8. Do you do criminal searches on prospective tenants?

* 9. Do you accept tenants with criminal records?

* 10. Do you report tenants positively to the credit bureau to help them build their credit?

* 11. Do you have rent collected automatically by an organization?

* 12. Do you belong to any landlord associations or organizations?

* 13. Thank you for taking the time to participate in our survey. If you would like to receive a complimentary newsletter please list your email address below.