Yardi Resident Screening Optimizes Risk Management with Certn Data


Multifamily clients in Canada can now utilize artificial intelligence and international records to evaluate applicants


SANTA BARBARA, Calif., March 4, 2019Yardi Resident Screening clients in Canada now have access to the largest risk-relevant database in the world with data from Certn informing their screening process. Yardi Resident Screening is part of the Yardi Multifamily Suite, a single connected software platform for comprehensive multifamily property management.

Certn uses data from thousands of publicly available records and incorporates artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning to evaluate prospects. Data includes criminal and court records from 240 countries, 350 Canadian court boards and tribunals, adverse media, eviction records, watch lists and social media profiles.

Yardi Resident Screening leverages Certn’s data and ranking system to compliantly select quality residents with a history of paying rent on time.

“Certn is excited about making its technology available to Yardi Resident Screening clients. Yardi is an industry leader that continually expands its offerings to better serve property owners and managers, and that includes holistic applicant screening. There are undesirable tenants with acceptable credit, so going beyond a credit rating using Certn can help determine the exact type of renter you are leasing to,” said Andrew McLeod, C3O at Certn.

“Our clients will gain a greater competitive advantage, and minimize their risk, when they use Yardi Resident Screening as part of their Yardi platform to quickly and easily choose quality residents. Ultimately, this enhances their bottom line,” said Peter Altobelli, vice president and general manager at Yardi Canada.

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About Certn

Certn is a platform that uses data points from thousands of sources to not only look at the past, but for the first time, leverage data science to predict the future. Using machine learning and artificial intelligence, Certn attempts to create the most comprehensive and predictive applicant profiles available. This allows customers to effectively and compliantly validate identity and make better risk decisions. For more information, visit certn.co.


About Yardi

Yardi develops and supports industry-leading investment and property management software for all types and sizes of real estate companies. Established in 1984, Yardi is based in Santa Barbara, California, and serves clients worldwide. For more information on how Yardi is Energized for Tomorrow, visit yardi.com.