Better Business Bureau News
Billion-Dollar Landlords: Rental home giant under fire
Some tenants and critics say Starwood Waypoint, which recently merged with Invitation to become the U.S.'s largest owners of single-family rental homes, was slow to fix problems and quick to threaten eviction.
ABC News investigation finds complaints against rental home giant
Starwood Waypoint, which recently merged with Invitation Homes to become the largest owner of single-family rental homes in the country, claims it has mostly happy customers, but the Better Business Bureau gave the company a D+.
Corporate landlord can be slow to fix problems and quick to threaten eviction: Critics
An investigation by ABC News and local stations across the country found dozens of complaints from renters against rental home giant Waypoint.
Billion-Dollar Landlords: Some tenants say rental home giant was slow to fix problems, quick to threaten eviction
Bruce Nicholson and Lisa Daspit thought they had found the perfect house. They spotted it from the car -- a bright yellow bungalow with white trim, partially hidden from the street by an array of palm trees on the lawn -- while exploring a favorite neighborhood in Margate, Florida, outside Fort
'GMA' Hot List: Sofia Vergara opens up about her mission to support other women
Plus, the "GMA" anchors discuss words they find funny, including "poop" and "pickle," and the Better Business Bureau warns of widespread scams targeting those trying to buy puppies online.
Most online puppy ads are scams, report says
Up to 80 percent of online ads for puppies are fake, leading thousands of consumers to be ripped off, with losses estimated in the millions of dollars, according to a report released by the Better Business Bureau.
Vast majority of online puppy ads are fraudulent, report shows
Most online listings for puppies are fraudulent ads from scammers who don’t actually own any dogs, according to a report released Tuesday by the Better Business Bureau . The scam has become so widespread – thousands of consumers have been ripped off, with losses estimated in the millions of dollars
Experts: How to safely return home after Harvey
Catastrophic flooding from Hurricane Harvey has damaged at least 49,000 homes, according to the Texas Department of Public Safety, and some homeowners will soon face the brutal task of returning to survey the damage. But even after local authorities declare it is safe for people to return home,
Nationwide consumer warning for car renters
Payless Car Rental is under fire for its fees and for charging renters for services they didn't order.
BBB issues nationwide warning about Payless Car Rental
The Better Business Bureau (BBB) says it has received more than 800 complaints about Payless, a major car rental company found at airports across the country, in the past three years.