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The United States has over 1 million residents in rental housing, which is 35% of the total US population. In Rhode Island, over 9% of the state’s population is in apartment housing. TenantReports.com can help Rhode Island landlords with tenant screening to make the application and rental process faster and easier than ever.
Rhode Island tenant screening information uses records dating back to 1970. The starting date for criminal databases in the state varies highly, depending on the county. Information obtained through screening cannot be used to alter a current rental agreement, unless the tenant is shown to have breached said agreement.
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All criminal court and traffic court records are listed on a public database by the Rhode Island Supreme court, covering 1970 to present day. Any known aliases may also be included on the list.
Court researchers will compile a list of criminal records for the last seven years prior to the request.
Eviction information can be searched up to seven years prior to the request.
Driving history can be searched as far back as three years in the state of Rhode Island.