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Yes,you should be able to rent a house or apartment after being discharged from a chapter 7 bankruptcy. There should be no reason why not. In some cases,it might be easier since you will not be able to file for bankruptcy protection again for several years.

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  • Can you rent an apartment after filing Chapter 7 bankruptcy?

  • Though it will be harder to find an apartment after filing for Chapter 7 bankruptcy, it’s not impossible. You can greatly improve your odds of finding a new place to live without too much hassle by convincing landlords that you have the will and resources to pay rent in full and on time. Renting After Bankruptcy.

  • Can I buy a house after Chapter 7 bankruptcy?

  • Buying a house after Chapter 7 bankruptcy is possible, but most buyers have to wait at least 2 years after the bankruptcy is discharged to get a home loan.

  • How long after Chapter 7 can I get a mortgage?

  • Also, you will still likely need to wait two to four years after a bankruptcy to apply for a mortgage loan, even with a co-signer. Can I get a VA loan one year after Chapter 7?

  • Can a landlord evict you for filing bankruptcy?

  • Landlords may be more willing to rent you an apartment if you can lower their risk. If you can, offer to increase your security deposit or to pay three to six months of rent in advance. And if possible, sign a new lease before you file for bankruptcy. As long as you continue to pay rent, a landlord cannot evict you for filing bankruptcy.