Again, like 'Seth Captain' said, your best bet in order to score your desired property is to make a good, clean first impression and/or have someone co-sign.
If you need any help buying or renting in the Chattanooga area, id be happy to lead you in the right direction or simply answer any questions. Call or txt (423) 486.4350 or email me at aburns(AT)realtycenter(DOT)com
The biggest challenge is having enough established credit lines. However, there are solutions specifically designed for such challenges.
If you have questions please contact me to discuss your options, obstacles.
Home Loan Specialist
423-899-6898 ext. 15 office
1510 Gunbarrel Road
Chattanooga, TN 37421
NMLS ID: 962172
Company ID: 1591
Branch ID: 366125
If you are over 18 and not trying to live in a senior complex, you can't be turned down for your age, BUT you can be turned down for no credit, or lack of credit, or lack of sufficient income, or several other reasons a landlord may invent. So, make sure you look presentable, have a job and proof of income and references with you, and you'll be alright. Worst case, if it's possible, an older family member may have to co-sign the lease with you.
But hurry up and get a place now cause when you're 20 it may get harder.