If you are currently facing criminal charges, landlords will be reluctant to rent property to you because it is possible that you could go to jail and not be able to pay the rent. If your case has been concluded and you are not scheduled to spend time in custody, then landlords are not allowed to discriminate against you based upon your criminal record. There are exceptions to this general rule. For instance, some government subsidized housing projects cannot rent to anyone with drug-related convictions. There may also be restrictions for people who have been convicted of child sex offenses. However, a retail theft should not prevent you from getting an apartment or other rental property.
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Could well be if it was criminal and if it's on CCAP. If it's not criminal, then probably not on CCAP and therefore impossible to say. Could be your credit or many other issues. It is illegal if race, creed, sexual orientation, gender and many other protected areas are the basis to the refusal. Check CCAP and if it's on there that could well be, but no one will tell you that straight out, they will just deny your application.
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