Safety is always a concern when you are looking for an apartment for rent. Safety is the major concern in many states and there are proper provision made for it. In many states in US, landlords provide the minimum safety equipment like peepholes, deadbolts, window locks and even safety glass. If the landlord promises these safety options, it’s your duty to make sure he / she adheres to such norms. The other option could be to ask other neighbors about the security and safety in the area before you rent an apartment. I am not asking you to become best friends with the neighbors instead at least try to get a general feel as to who are they because you never know when you might need their help in case of an emergency.
I would say even nosey neighbors can be very helpful in spotting loiterer...Read More