Normally it is necessary when you are new in town and have not a steady job, or you have some credit issues, evictions or broken leases. I hope you can find a house to rent soon. Call me if you need more advice. (210) 455-7635
Your unique situation requires an understanding property manager or owner. If you have a 580 plus credit score, I know if a few rental options for you that will provide you with a home.
Keller Williams Realtor