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Ready to Rent classes

Ready to Rent classes

Learn skills that can help you find a home and prepare to be a successful tenant

A free two-day course can give you the tools you need to get Ready to Rent™

* This program is available only to current SHA residents, Housing Choice Voucher holders and people on an SHA waitlist

Ready to Rent classes provide information that can help you:

  • Overcome barriers to renting
  • Choose a neighborhood and home that meets your needs
  • Understand your responsibilities as a tenant
  • Repair your credit rating, if necessary
  • Create a realistic budget and stick to it
  • Stay up to date on changes to Fair Housing law

Participants who complete both days of the course will receive a Ready to Rent certificate that they can present to prospective landlords.

Have questions? Read Frequently Asked Questions

To register, click one of the session dates below or call Lacey Barker at 206.239.1572.

Class Date


June 18th and 19th 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. Seattle Housing Authority Central Office Register now
July 23rd and 24th


9 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Lee House @ New Holly Register Now

Light refreshments will be provided. Lunch will not be provided. 

Ready to Rent™ is a course presented by staff of Seattle Housing Authority and other agency partners at alternating locations throughout the City of Seattle.