Home Truths, July 2017

Here’s this month’s housing column about new laws that will affect renters.


Also, today’s Japan Times has a good feature about renting to foreigners.


Blacklist blues

According to a front page story in today’s Asahi Shimbun, a group of 15 nationwide “yachin hosho kaisha” (rental guarantee companies) have gotten together and at the end of the month will start compiling a blacklist of rent scofflaws. Read More