Topic: Apartment Basics

Section 8 Search

July 8, 2014 | 0 Comments

I work every day and have no children and I am looking for a townhouse or condo that accepts Section 8. Where is a good place to start my search? A good place to begin your search would be at the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development office, or online at HUD.gov. Best of […]

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Rent Prices

June 25, 2014 | 0 Comments

I am planning to move and live in Chicago. I just want to make sure regarding the rent prices mentioned online. Are the prices listed for 1 year of rent or monthly (meaning when you mention 1 bd is $1500, is that the price paid per year or per month)?  The prices listed on ForRent.com are […]

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Saved Searches

June 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

How do I save my searches on ForRent.com? On the ForRent.com desktop site, you have the option to send properties to your email, cell phone, or you can print the info to save it. You can also submit a guest card (Check Availability), which will put you in touch with the community. If you’re searching […]

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Fees for Moving Out

June 10, 2014 | 0 Comments

The contract for my apartment is for 1 year. What if I want to move out of the apartment? What fees or other things would I have to do to stop paying rent? If you signed a one-year lease, then you are legally bound to the apartment for one year. This means that you’ll need to take a […]

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Rental Procedure

June 10, 2014 | 0 Comments

What is the procedure when I finally find the apartment I like? Do I pay to hold it if I am moving a month later? You will need to check with the community and see what their policy is for holding an apartment. They can help you decide when you should pay your deposit based […]

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Rental Fee Resources

June 10, 2014 | 0 Comments

Are there any resources available that help pay for deposits and or fees? Contact the rental community to learn more about possible assistance that they offer, and also check with your local government to see if they provide financial assistance for deposits and fees.

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Search by Budget

June 10, 2014 | 0 Comments

I’m looking for a well-kept low-income housing community that is safe for children – where to begin? You can use ForRent.com to search by budget for a community that fits your needs. Just start with a location search and then add the price range that you are looking for. When you find communities that fit […]

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Who Gets the Lease?

June 10, 2014 | 0 Comments

Can a landlord offer the rental lease to more than one qualified applicant at a time? And if so, how is it decided who can have the apartment? Is it to whoever signs the lease and hands the deposit first? Landlords can show properties to multiple applicants, and they will ask for certain requirements to […]

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Amenities and Features

June 10, 2014 | 0 Comments

What apartments have section 8, are next to public transportation, allow pets and have dishwasher and washer/dry hook ups and a pool?  Visit ForRent.com to begin your apartment search. You can use the search filters to identify rentals that are close to public transportation, allow pets, have specific amenities and whether or not the community has […]

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East Boston Apartment

June 10, 2014 | 0 Comments

I want to know an estimate of how much it would cost to rent a 2-bedroom apartment in two years? I don’t ask for luxury, just some place comfortable to live in, in East Boston would be preferable. Start your apartment search on ForRent.com and narrow down by location and number of bedrooms. Once you’ve selected […]

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