flipside definition: 1. the opposite of something, 2. when the circumstances have changed,
In modern society today it is almost impossible to not be affected by criminal situations, evictions, foreclosures, bad credit, addictions, job loss, either directly or indirectly.
Living FlipSide has been designed to be used as a resource and place to find help and support in rebuilding and living well after or during such circumstances.
Are you working with criminal background issues that are keeping you from getting approved?
We are currently building a knowledgebase of local information and assistance for things like, finding an apartment with a criminal history, eviction, or bad credit. As we continue to grow we will be adding job resources, credit support, and addiction help.
Our news and information section provides daily articles and information, and breaking news pertinant and surrounding living on the flip side.
Current News and Information
Getting a Job with a Criminal History
Employment/Jobs Article #441 -
August 14, 2017
Unfortunately, recently released convicts need to understand that most of society sees them as "damaged goods", so they need to reestablish a work history and prove themselves, that they can still hold down a job, any job, before they can expect to be working back to their full potential, in many cases. This often times involves taking a job far below their abilities or expected pay rate.
When a Criminal Past Closes Doors - HUD has some answers
Real Estate/Apartments Article #419 -
August 09, 2017
The Fair Housing Act (or Act) "prohibits discrimination in the sale, rental, or financing of dwellings and in other housing-related activities on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, disability, familial status or national origin.1 HUD’s Office of General Counsel issues this guidance concerning how the Fair Housing Act applies to the use of criminal history by providers or operators of housing and real-estate related transactions.
Tiger Woods - Avoiding Jail Time with Plea
Legal Situations Article #420 -
August 08, 2017
Police discovered Woods early Monday on the side of the road, with his car running, its brake lights illuminated and right turn signal flashing, according to the arrest report released earlier Tuesday. He was by himself and wearing his seat belt.
Steps to Getting a Lease with a Criminal Record
Real Estate/Apartments Article #416 -
August 08, 2017
If you are among those with an arrest on your record, odds are the conviction will appear on your application for a lease. Modern landlords have the ability to electronically search local, state and federal databases, and most background checks reach back at least 10 years.
Your First Step in Applying for a Loan
Real Estate/Apartments Article #237 -
August 04, 2017
Obtaining a loan is a financial journey and the first stop is knowing your credit score. Your current fiancial situation directly affects your ability to obtain a loan