Finding a place to rent can be a challenge. You will have a better chance of success if you plan ahead.
Differences between month-to-month rental agreements and leases. One offers more flexibility, the other limits rent increases.
Cities with rent control limit the amount your rent can be raised and when you can be asked to move out.
Before you rent, the landlord can check your credit history. The amount they can charge is limited.
When you pay a holding deposit, the landlord may take the rental unit off the market. Get a detailed receipt for any deposit you pay.
Your landlord can require a security deposit when you move in. FInd out how much, what it can be used for, and when it must be returned.