how soon can you apply for rent after you file for bankruptcy?

Asked by Priscilla, Ruther Glen, VA Sun Mar 25, 2012

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Laura Feghali, Agent, Stamford, CT
Sun Mar 25, 2012
Hi Priscilla,
You are eligible to rent anytime regardless if you have filed for bankruptcy recently. It will be up to the landlord to accept you as a tenant which may be more difficult since your credit score will have dropped considerably due to your bankruptcy filing.

I suggest that you find someone (a friend or relative who has good credit) to sign as a "Guarantor" for the lease. If you have a steady income and can provide some references this may help in getting the landlord to accept you as a tenant too.

Good luck to you!

Laura Feghali
Prudential Connecticut Realty
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