Renter’s Advice and Resources

Renter’s Advice and Resources

Required Documents for Renting an Apartment

Lisa Wright

 · May 10, 2022

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Landing a good apartment can be stressful, often requiring research, planning, legwork, and money to make it all come together without a hitch. Of course, it’s always worth it when you can finally step into your new rental.

Back in our grandparents’ days, workers were more likely to get hired on with a company and stay with a full-time job for years or even decades.

Teresa Bergen

 · Apr 7, 2022

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Some wishes are pipe dreams, nothing more than illusions that will never materialize, like riding a unicorn. Others are possible, like winning a million-dollar lottery, but highly unlikely to come true. Finding an affordable apartment in San Francisco falls somewhere in the middle.

Cassie Damewood

 · Feb 27, 2020

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It could be that you’ve been renting for a few years now, or perhaps even a few decades. Whatever the case may be, it definitely isn’t your first rodeo. So when it comes to applying for a new apartment, you’re feeling pretty confident.

Juliette Moore

 · Jun 18, 2019

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Paying rent is probably one of the least fun things about being a full-fledged adult. As we all know, rents are rapidly on the rise, which means less square footage for a much higher cost. While we understand that rents are high, it can sometimes be a little tricky to figure out how much we […]

Ramona Branson

 · Jun 11, 2019

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A lot of landlords conduct extensive research to ensure an applicant will make an excellent tenant: someone who will be clean, quiet, respectful, and pay their rent on time. They do this by going through a process that includes checking references, credit, and sometimes even asking for proof of employment. If something comes up that […]

Cole Nemeth

 · Oct 19, 2017

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An income requirement is fairly standard for most of the landlords and property management firms that rent properties. Some rental seekers who have not run into this requirement before will be surprised that they need to show sufficient income in order to rent. However, it’s legal for a landlord to require this, even though not […]

Staff Writer

 · Dec 20, 2010

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