If you have less-than-perfect credit, you may find landlords denying your rental application. They might say yes to your application if you set up auto-payment of rent.
Over at Forbes they have some handy tips on how to convince a landlord you’re not a risk:
Even if your credit history is a little shaky, being able to show that you currently have regular, solid income can go a long way towards making a landlord feel better about you.
When applying for an apartment, have proof of income ready, such as recent pay stubs, tax returns and a letter from your employer verifying your employment status and income. Offering to have your rent automatically deducted from your bank account can also help.
Check out the link for other tips on how to rent a house or apartment with poor credit.
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