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The Renter's Guide to Aberdeen

Posted by South Dakota Housing Authority on Jun 21, 2018 11:47:59 AM

If you're ready to call Aberdeen home, your rental housing needs may soon be met. South Dakota Housing Development Authority (SDHDA) can be a great first step toward finding affordable rentals. Apartment-hunters in South Dakota's third-largest city should read on for a guide to local property managers and other important info.

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The Guide to Affordable Housing in Sioux Falls

Posted by South Dakota Housing Authority on May 24, 2018 10:48:03 AM

Whether you're seeking a rental home in our state's largest city or an apartment with an affordable price tag (or even a home you'd own outright), you have plenty of options in Sioux Falls. We've assembled some useful information for those hunting for the most budget-friendly rental and purchased properties in the city limits.

Read on for our guide to affordable housing in Sioux Falls.

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Topics: Renting, Homeownership

How to Make Your Rental Property Appeal to Millennials

Posted by South Dakota Housing Authority on May 17, 2018 11:18:48 AM

As renting beyond your 20s continues to be a common occurrence generationally, appealing to millennials has become more and more critical to property managers. But how do you crack the code of setting yourself apart from other available options in your community?

Here are just a few of the ways you can enhance your property to make it more millennial-friendly.

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6 Things Most First-Time Apartment Renters Forget

Posted by South Dakota Housing Authority on Apr 26, 2018 3:34:15 PM

Before you commit to a home purchase, you may be more inclined to rent for a while. When it comes to renting, though, there are still many things people should keep in mind before signing any documents.

Here are six potential considerations that can help you avoid some pitfalls in the renting process.

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What to Look for in a Rental House

Posted by South Dakota Housing Authority on Apr 5, 2018 4:36:10 PM

Residential living isn't just about apartments and owned houses. In fact, you can find a happy medium—renting a house is a good alternative when you want to test-drive the experience of single-family-home living without taking the plunge on a mortgage.

Here are five things to look for when investigating your rental-house options.

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The Renter's Guide to Rapid City

Posted by South Dakota Housing Authority on Mar 15, 2018 10:20:22 AM

Looking to rent a place to live in the Rapid City area? South Dakota Housing Development Authority (SDHDA) is a great resource for potential renters statewide. Before you begin the process, try out our guide to find the ideal place for your budgetary and space requirements.

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Do I Qualify for Rental Assistance in South Dakota?

Posted by South Dakota Housing Authority on Feb 8, 2018 3:46:04 PM

Managing a monthly rent payment can sometimes seem like more than your paycheck can handle. But if you meet certain standards, you may be able to qualify for assistance in making those payments here in South Dakota. You have several options—from Project-Based Section 8 to vouchers.

Here are some of the most common requirements for rental-assistance programs.

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5 Money Tips for Apartment Renters on a Budget

Posted by South Dakota Housing Authority on Jan 25, 2018 3:21:30 PM

Paying for an apartment includes a variety of potential strains on your budget. And when your budget is a little small to begin with, this can present some headaches. Luckily, there are plenty of tactics you can utilize to manage renting an apartment on a minimal budget.

Here are some basic starter tips for money-saving when you're a budget apartment renter.

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7 Apartment Decorating Tips for First-Time Renters

Posted by South Dakota Housing Authority on Dec 7, 2017 12:10:52 PM

Your first apartment is your opportunity to reflect your personality in your decor. Whether it's landlord rules, lack of space or boring furnishings, this isn't always as easy as it looks. Luckily, there is a variety of ways you can liven up your apartment space without spending too much.

Here are seven tips for decorating your first apartment.

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How Apartment Pricing Works: Understanding the Fees

Posted by South Dakota Housing Authority on Nov 2, 2017 3:16:06 PM

Lease agreements and apartment listings can be a lot to take in. From the rules and regulations to deposits and fees, understanding what you're truly paying for can sometimes be hard to determine. But with the right information, you can understand how apartment pricing works before signing documents.

Here are some of the fees you may encounter when apartment-hunting and renting.

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