Tenant's 'Husband'
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Tenant's 'Husband' (by Lauren [FL]) Jun 29, 2022 9:42 PM
       Tenant's 'Husband' (by GKARL [PA]) Jun 30, 2022 7:17 PM
       Tenant's 'Husband' (by plenty [MO]) Jun 30, 2022 10:55 PM

Tenant's 'Husband' (by Lauren [FL]) Posted on: Jun 29, 2022 9:42 PM

We just started a lease in January with a young lady and her good friend from work. A few months later she told me she's married, he lives 6 hours away and she wants him on the lease. I gave her my standard response, "Each renter needs to complete an application (with application fee) and be background-checked, etc." So yes, we would go ahead. She said, "I hope you won't be needing a social security or other typical information, because he's a Guyanese citizen.

She said they've been working on his visa/green card with their marriage a few months before covid and "we just want to finally start building our life together and work toward a future but it all starts with us on a lease alongside our marriage license."

It appears he will remain 6 hours away and not be living in our property, and I don't believe they talk very often.

She knew when she moved in that she wanted to add him to the lease, but didn't discuss this with us. I asked her why he didn't apply to be on the lease with her back in January. She responded, "My roommate and I just were excited to move in and I thought it easiest to just add him afterwards."

This causes me to wonder why she kept it a secret.

I'm guessing it's an arrangement. He pays her big money and she agrees to marry him to help him become a U.S. citizen. I don't want to be involved in this. I just want to make sure I do everything properly and legally. Part of that is knowing WHO HE IS. How can I do that if he's from somewhere else and doesn't have much history here? Supposedly he worked for Disney Cruise Lines as a bartender before covid. You might think that I could count on Disney to check him out, but after the recent arrests of 4 Disney employees for underage sex trafficking in Orlando, I can't rely on Disney to properly screen people.

How would ya'll handle this?


Tenant's 'Husband' (by GKARL [PA]) Posted on: Jun 30, 2022 7:17 PM

There's virtually no way to background check an immigrant. She felt that she could slip him in which was why she didn't say anything. I would decline to accept and put the ball in her court. If she moves him in, evict. --209.122.xx.xxx

Tenant's 'Husband' (by plenty [MO]) Posted on: Jun 30, 2022 10:55 PM

Well since it's getting complicated. I'd be looking at my first exit date and exit plan. She can play in someone else's sandbox. --172.56.xx.xxx

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