Salt Lake City, Utah (PRWEB) October 11, 2013
The Nation's Rental Authority, Rental Protection Agency, released this years apartment complaint trends report. The list released today breaks down tenant filed complaints into the top 10 most common complaints.
Rankings are based solely upon tenant filed complaints handled by the agency and are not location biased. The report includes data results from all complaint types and ranks the results from #1 to #10 with number one being the most common complaint type. The report can be viewed online by visiting the following link: http://www.rentalprotectionagency.com/tenant-rights/10-most-common-apartment-complaints
This years finding rank Deposit Refund Disputes as the number one problem among tenants nation-wide. "We aren't surprised by the #1 ranking" claims Rental Protection Agency Director Scott Paxton, "But we are concerned about the rapid climb in bed bug related complaints which this year rank as the 2nd most common apartment complaint filed by tenants."
The report does hint to some improvement in the economy according to the drop in Foreclosure related complaints. Tenants are not filing as many complaints about being kicked out due to foreclosures which can be taken as a sign that the economy is improving.
According to the report the Rental Protection Agency Apartment Complaint Rankings are as follows: (in order from most common)
1- Deposit Refund Disputes
2- Bed Bug Infestions
3- Repair Problems
4- Apartment Noise Complaints
5- Health Hazards / Safety Related Problems
6- Other Pests or Apartment Infestations
7- Black Mold
8- Breach of Agreement
9- Eviction Complaints
10- Lease Terminations
Details about each ranked complaint type can be found online by visiting the RPA website. Data is comprised from thousands of complaints received by tenants nationwide and include data from all 50 States.
The Rental Protection Agency is a organization that stands up for tenants rights. Tenants with rental problems can file a complaint directly with the RPA through their secured apartment complaint form: https://www.rentalprotectionagency.com/complaint_center_form.php
The RPA's complaint center was designed to help both landlord and tenant resolve problems quickly and without emotion. The RPA consumer rights organization provides resources to both landlords and tenants through their website.