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I was evicted from an apartment & also filed bankruptcy in

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I was evicted from an apartment & also filed bankruptcy in 1994..
I am filling out a rental application for an apartment..
Questions include..
"Have you ever been evicted?"
"Have you ever filed bankruptcy?"
How should I answer?
Will either of these events be discovered in a credit or background check?
Submitted: 2 months ago.
Category: Landlord-Tenant
Expert:  Asad Rahman replied 2 months ago.

Yes, you need to be honest. It has been 22 years so they should not hold it against you but it would show up on a background or credit check.

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