Does the credit report damage my credit score? Michael February 23, 2018 20:31 Updated Follow No. TransUnion uses a soft credit inquiry for its screening reports. It will not impact or damage your credit score. More information on soft vs. hard credit inquiries can be found here. Related articles What does it mean when it says, 'Cannot find enough information to generate screening reports,' and why does this message show up? Do I get a copy of my screening reports? How do I pay the application fee? What comes with RentSpree’s Online Rental Application Package? What is your refund policy? Comments 0 comments Please sign in to leave a comment.