Rental Counseling

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Rental Counseling

During rental counselling, the housing counselor will facilitate sessions to meet each client’s individual needs and concerns regarding rental housing. The session will include a review of the client’s credit report and advice for navigating the rental process from start to finish while achieving self-sufficiency.

Topics include:

 Rental affordability and budgeting

 Available subsidies

 The rental application process

 The difference between leasing and rental agreements

 How to apply for tenancy

 Communicating effectively with a landlord

 Keeping up with necessary maintenance and repairs

 Typical expenses incurred as a renter

 How to recover the security deposit when relocating

 The importance of understanding your rights and responsibilities as a renter