Census Workers Can Enter Your Properties?

Did I hear that right? A census worker can enter your property with or without permission?

Can census workers enter your properties, with or without the tenant’s permission?

Yes, according to Bob  Barr or the Barr Code.

Here’s  the quote…

“What many Americans don’t realize, is that census workers — from the head of the Bureau and the Secretary of Commerce (its parent agency) down to the lowliest and newest Census employee — are empowered under federal law to actually demand access to any apartment or any other type of home or room that is rented out, in order to count persons in the abode and for “the collection of statistics.”

He goes on to say we landlords could be fined $500 if we don’t cooperate.

This is wild, and I think all landlords need to be aware of it.

However, I have been dealing with one of the nicest, most considerate census takers.  She called several times politely during the Nashville flood and we became phone friends.  If most census takers are like her, this will not be a problem.

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