Rent Smart Classes

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

Cancellation Notice: The Rent Smart workshops have been suspended until further notice. A determination will be made at a later date for when future workshops will be scheduled. Thank you for your understanding and support of this essential program.

Rent Smart is a free four course renter responsibility and education workshop. At the conclusion of the four weekly courses participants receive a certificate of completion and a list of Rent Smart landlords who would consider renting to participants who have completed the program. Classes are offered Tuesday mornings and evenings at St. Luke Lutheran Church. 

St. Luke Lutheran Church

122 S. Pennsylvania Ave.
Lansing, MI 48912

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)

March 2020 Class Flyer (PDF)

Rent Smart classes require registration to participate. To attend, register using the link below by March 13, 2020:

March 2020 Rent Smart class registration (link)

Or Call or Email: Joe McDonald - 517.483.4019 [email protected]