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Thinking of renting? Renter’s 101 online

Be a successful renter

Are you thinking of renting but not sure where to start? Being a successful renter means understanding how to secure housing, care for your unit, and maintain good communication.

Build your confidence and knowledge by taking this 30 minutes free, easy to navigate online course. This course will help you better navigate the rental process and provide you with the tools and strategies you need to be a successful renter.

Renter's 101 online helps you better navigate the rental process. Finding and keeping a home is an important step in maintaining a stable home environment. You'll get an overview of the tools and strategies you need to secure housing.

Through this course you will ensure you become a responsible renter by learning:

  • How to manage money resources wisely to pay rent on time every month.
  • How to choose adequate, safe and affordable housing.
  • How to communicate effectively.
  • How to maintain a home.
  • How to navigate the rental process. This includes learning about screening, lease agreements, security deposits and moving out.

Access Renter's 101 online!

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