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Rent Smart

What are my rights as a tenant?


Rent Smart is a comprehensive course for the renter. The course will cover your rights as a tenant and emphasize skills that will help avoid legal confrontations. Rent Smart concentrates on the advantages of looking at landlord/tenant relationships as mutually beneficial.

Rent Smart helps participants:

  • Overcome difficulties in finding rental housing
  • Become first-time renters (for students or others starting a new life)
  • Leverage your credit report to secure rental housing
  • Check the rental unit’s and landlord’s reputations
  • Benefit by developing a cooperative relationship with your landlord
  • Resolve problems with neighbors and landlords
  • Develop housing stability, avoiding the disruptive need to move often