2) include a litter of explanation about the eviction, people are human and just need a comfort level about who he is.
3) have a family member with good credit co-sign for him, parents, siblings (NOT YOU).
4) go to larger property managers, they have a greater tolerance for credit issues, as opposed to individual unit owners.
773-225-6829-Ask for Eric or Gary. They will assist you with just a mention of my name.
He's a great guy and is very fair.
Unfortunately an eviction will eliminate him from a lot of rentals. Other suggestions, be up front with all landlords and offer more security, higher than asking rent, rent in advance, etc.
Letter from his employer about the position being permanent or have some one be a guarantee signing on the rent who has good credit and income.