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Are You Having Problems Getting

Rental Housing? 

Ready to Rent may be for YOU!

Ready to Rent is a free 5 week rental education class offered by The Lamoille Housing Partnership and Central Vermont Community Action Council.

YOU MAY CALL: (802) 851-4014. Please leave your name and phone #, your call will be returned.  Also childcare is available

In the classes, you work closely with housing specialists and peers to:

  • Overcome barriers to rental housing;

  • Learn about your responsibilities as a tenant;

  • Learn about Landlord Tenant Law;

  • Take real steps towards repairing credit and establishing a realistic budget;

  • Get referrals to landlords who consider Ready to Rent graduates;

  • Earn a Ready-to-Rent Certificate of Completion at the end of the training.  This certificate can be presented to landlords as proof of your achievement.

Over 20,000 people with screening barriers have graduated from Ready-to-Rent across the United States and in Canada since its inception.  Using the information and skills they learned, several hundred graduates have successfully found appropriate rental housing.

Ready to Rent graduates represent individuals and families who are:

  • Homeless ;

  • Employment program trainees ;

  • Youth ;

  • Domestic violence survivors ;

  • in transitional housing ;

  • Inmates ;

  • In recovery ;

  • Developmentally disabled; and:

  • Other people trying to improve their living situations.