Renter’s Advice and Resources

Renter’s Advice and Resources

Rent Guarantor/Co-Signer: What It Is and Why You Need One

Cassie Damewood

 · Feb 15, 2022

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If you’ve been trying to rent an apartment and keep getting told you need a lease guarantor or co-signer, you may be confused as to what the landlord wants and why. Luckily, it’s not so complicated to understand, although it might be difficult to find someone who’s willing to fill the position.

Trying to get public housing or rent assistance can be a complex and time-consuming endeavor. Understanding what recipients of aid go through can also be difficult for those who earn more money or have fewer family obligations. Below is a gathering of information that will help you understand the public housing system and how to use it to meet your and your family’s needs if necessary.

Ramona Branson

 · Feb 1, 2018

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Most landlords impose minimum income requirements for renting their apartments, whether or not they say so. Some property managers and landlords will state any requirements on brochures and other marketing materials, or when you request a rental application. Others won’t say anything, and just deny your application or refuse to rent you an apartment, because […]

Staff Writer

 · Mar 11, 2010

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