Podcast 160: Flipping Perspective with Joan Mershon of Rent Well

Joan Mershon teaches classes for renters at RentWell.org

She has an interesting perspective in that she helps to educate renters on how to get a rental and knowing their rights.

We connected with Joan in our Facebook group.

Discussions in this episode:

Intro – Joan talks about the 5%
1:30 – How did Rent Well come to be?
3:00 – Portland housing crisis
5:11 – How to improve communication between landlords and renters
9:30 – A renter’s portfolio
14:00 – Renters should keep track of move-in checklist as well
15:10 – Blanket criminal policies?
19:00 – First Come First Served Screening
20:00 – AirbnbWhileBlack
22:00 – Woman walking through NYC for 10 hours
23:30 – Resident on resident harassment
28:00 – Thanking Joan for her time and a link to Lifeability.net

A video of a woman walking through NYC for 10 hours.

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