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Ready to Rent in BC

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Ready to Rent:

  • Is offered at convenient times and locations throughout the community
  • Is available at no cost to participants through the generous support of sponsors
  • Provides bus tickets, a healthy snack and for some classes and childcare
  • Helps you make a solid plan to get the housing you need
  • Is fun and a great place to meet people and share a few laughs as you work towards better housing

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What is covered...

 

  • Find out what landlords are looking for in a tenant
  • Identify  issues that may affect your ability to get the housing you need
  • Decide what you will work on in the course
  • Learn about banking, credit and finance
  • Get your credit report if you choose
  • Create short and long term financial goals
  • Make a spending plan
  • Determine your housing needs and wants
  • Develop a package to introduce yourself as a tenant
  • Understand how to complete a rental application
  • Learn about your housing rights and responsibilities

How will the course benefit you...

  • Graduates receive a Ready To Rent BC Certificate recognized by housing providers
  • Find out about existing community resources
  • Graduates increase their chance of being accepted into subsidized or other suitable housing
  • Ready to Rent BC offers ongoing support with housing issues after the course
  • Learn communication skills that will help you with relationships with landlords, neighbours and roommates

Free For Participants - Call (250) 388-7171 to register!