What To Do If A Hoarder Rents From You
We all know people who are a little too sentiments with their things, but compulsive hoarding is something else altogether. In fact, researchers estimate that 1 in 50 Americans suffers from compulsive-hoarding symptoms.
Despite their troublesome behavior, hoarding is a disability. Therefore, those affected are protected under the fair housing act, which can be problematic for property managers. What exactly is hoarding, and what causes a person to engage in such behavior? Below, we explore the ins and outs of this condition and what to do if a hoarder rents on your property.