Are you naïve enough about the realities of identity theft to send your Social Security and Driver’s License numbers, and other personal information, across an insecure Internet connection?
Urban Lux, which bills itself as “Chicago’s premier boutique apartment leasing agency” apparently thinks you are, and the firm is irresponsible enough to enable you to do just that on its website.
That’s just one of the considerations that earned Urban Lux a place on YoChicago’s do-not-call list of apartment rental services.
If you’re in the market for an apartment in Chicago, be sure to check our list of the twenty-five things the rental services won’t tell you.
If you’re a landlord, ask your attorney whether you have any legal exposure from hiring an irresponsible rental service as your agent.