Absolutely! Every landlord should be accounted for any mismanagement of their homes for rent because the renters would not be feeling safe and assured in renting a home owned by these RSL's if that's the situation and it would definitely lead to a hassle for them to look for their potential renters. At present, there is now the failure of the housing market that has had many effects. Several families that lost their properties have turned to renting, which is flooding the industry. The federal government is looking for ideas on how to rent out many or all of the 250,000 foreclosed-on, bare homes that it is at least part owner of. Source of article: US Government considering renting out foreclosed homes. Yes, the government would absolutely gain from this and for the property owners, it's definitely a great loss for them.