Rent Smart Classes

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

Rent Smart is a free four course renter responsibility and education workshop. At the conclusion of the four weekly courses participants receive a certification of completion and a list of Rent Smart landlords. Morning and afternoon sessions are held on Wednesdays at St. Luke Lutheran Church, 122 S. Pennsylvania Ave. 

The deadline for the September class registration is Friday, September 7th!

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)

September 2018 Class Flyer (PDF)

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

Rent Smart September class registration (link)

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