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You can rent an apartment without a credit cardor a debit card in most areas of the United States. Most tenants still pay their monthly rent with a paper check mailed to their landlords. Of course,cash is always an option,but that means you have to pay in person. When you’re initially trying to rent an apartment,be straight with the landlord.

People also ask


  • Should you put rent on a credit card?

  • It can be tempting to put rent on a credit card if you want to free up that money for something else, or if you can’t afford it that month. But if you don pay your credit card bill in full every month, the interest payments on your ongoing balance can pile up.

  • Can I pay my Landlord with a credit card?

  • Plastiq lets you pay your landlord with a credit card, and it doesn require your landlord to have an account. You pay Plastiq a fee equaling 2.85% of your payment every time you use a credit card, or 1% when you use a debit card.

  • Do you need a credit score to rent an apartment?

  • Yes, You Need A Credit Report AND A Credit Score To Rent An Apartment! When I hosted my open house for one of my rentals last fall the demand was overwhelming. Over 50 parties showed up and by the end of the day I had 20 applications on my dining table.

  • Which credit cards don charge fees for rent?

  • One new option is paying with the Bilt Mastercard. This no-annual-fee card is currently the only card that doesn charge any fees for rent. After the first month, you can earn up to 2x on rent, with a limit of up to 4,000 points per month on rent spending (but unlimited earnings for non-rent purchases).