Rent Smart Classes

Rent Smart - helping to make renting a great experience for you

Are you:

  • Renting for the first time?
  • Transitioning from home-ownership to renting?
  • Dealing with poor rental or credit history?

Join us and learn how to Rent Smart!

What you will learn:

  • Planning for and meeting monthly expenses
  • Tips for finding and maintaining affordable housing
  • How to complete an application and why landlords screen applicants
  • Strategies for building positive relationships with landlords and neighbors
  • Responsibilities and rights of landlords and tenants

Learn more about what Rent Smart has to offer:

Program Curriculum Overview (PDF)

Flyer for May 2018 Classes (PDF)

Rent Smart classes require registration to participate.  To register visit:

City of Lansing Rent Smart registration (link)

Or Call or Email: Joe McDonald - 517.483.4019 Joseph.mcdonald@lansingmi.gov