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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: 11 months ago.
Category: Landlord-Tenant
Expert:  Asad Rahman replied 11 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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