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Apartments.com debuts low-income-housing search tool

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Apartments.com has introduced a new search option for Web surfers who are looking for low-income housing. Visitors to Apartments.com can now choose "Type of Housing" on the Search Criteria page to find apartment communities that offer affordable housing solutions for low-income residents. The addition of an affordable housing option to the Apartments.com search criteria allows renters to quickly identify properties that match their rental requirements. When a renter selects the "Income Qualifications Apply" option from the "Type of Housing" choices, only properties with rental options based on income will be returned. "Providing Apartments.com visitors the option to search properties based on income qualifications allows renters to streamline their search process to easily find properties that match their needs," said Tim Fagan, senior vice president and general manager for Apartments.com. "This addition is part of an ongoing process for Apartments.com to maximize the search proce...