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CAN YOU PLEASE GIVE ME ANY TIPS ON APARTMENT RENTALS WITH BAD CREDIT?

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A big deposit

Offer to put down a bigger security deposit (most complexes and corporate rental firms will require that anyway if you have a low credit score), first/last month's rent, etc. 
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Also, you may want to rent from private landlords as opposed to renting from a corporate home rental company; many private landlords don't do credit checks (but they will do basic background checks, want a deposit equal to first+last month's rent, etc.)

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Make sure you're qualified, then overqua

Ask the complex what their threshold is for acceptable credit scores is, I know mine has one. Another thing that would help is if you are required to make 2x your rent in income to lease then apply if you make 3-4x. Yeah you probably won't be in as nice an area but you have less of a chance paying to apply for apartments and inquiries for places you won't get.

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Sorry, paying for applications, not apartments

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