What is a rental history and do I have to have one?

Not everyone has a rental history, and this is especially true for students. If you've rented an apartment in the past then you have a rental history. When applying to live somewhere the management may refer to your rental history to determine if you meet the criteria to rent there. If you have a rental history it must not show any outstanding balances owed to another communities. If you are currently renting, you must be current and up-to-date with your payments. If you do not have a rental history you may need to obtain a cosigner to rent a Gainesville apartment.

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