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August 8th 2021

Nova Credit Income Verification Helps Yardi Enhance Resident Screening

Yardi becomes the first company to leverage both of Nova Credit’s financial inclusion-focused products: Credit Passport® and Income Verification

SAN FRANCISCO – November 8, 2021 Nova Credit, the fintech unlocking opportunities for those  historically excluded from the credit system and companies looking to serve them, has announced the  availability of its income verification solution for Yardi® to offer its residential property managers. This  technology enables users to perform fast, secure, FCRA compliant income and employment verifications  through its ScreeningWorks® Pro resident screening solution. 

Nova Credit’s income verification solution lets prospective renters verify their income by linking to a  bank account or uploading a pay stub. This represents a new option for applicants that aren’t employed  by a company that furnishes their payroll data to The Work Number® from Equifax, which Yardi has  been offering for the last several years. 

"For years, Yardi has leveraged our Credit Passport® product to help recent immigrants get their first  apartment here in the U.S., and now they are making that process easier for a broader set of U.S.  renters using our income verification product,” said Misha Esipov, co-founder and CEO of Nova Credit.  “This marks an exciting expansion of our relationship with Yardi and a huge step toward ensuring more  people can seamlessly get the housing that they need.” 

“ScreeningWorks Pro seamlessly incorporates credit reports, rental history, income and other publicly  reportable civil or criminal data in the leasing process. Nova Credit’s income verification solution  extends this capability by expanding our coverage, while mitigating fraud and delivering significantly  higher income verification success rates without burdening our clients’ leasing agents with manual tasks.  Applicants also benefit from fast and efficient verification, whether they work for a large or small  company, are self-employed, or work in the ‘gig’ economy,” said Patrick Hennessey, vice president of  resident screening for Yardi. 

To learn more about how Nova Credit is helping businesses foster financial inclusion, visit:  www.novacredit.com

About Nova Credit 

Nova Credit unlocks financial opportunities for those historically excluded from the credit system. With  an audacious vision for stitching together the world's credit data into a single network, Nova Credit  started by serving the financial needs of immigrants into the United States by enabling them to apply for financial services using their foreign credit history from more than 15 countries worldwide. The  company has since expanded to support those with insufficient history to gain access to credit services.  Nova Credit's real-time delivery of this reliable data enables banks, lenders and telecommunications  companies to instantly serve immigrants faster and more fairly. Headquartered in San Francisco and  built on a mission to power a fair and inclusive financial system for the world, the company was founded  by immigrants and is backed by leading investors including Kleiner Perkins, General Catalyst and Sound Ventures. Learn more at www.novacredit.com.

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, Calif., and  serves clients worldwide. For more information on how Yardi is Energized for Tomorrow, visit yardi.com


Rachel Levy 

V2 Communications on behalf of Nova Credit 


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