Tenant Academy

Helping individuals become successful renters, Waypoint's Tenant Academy offers financial guidance, information, and support that lead to sustainable housing solutions. The Tenant Academy is a free, nine-hour course based on RentWise curriculum created by HOME, Inc. This housing education course focuses on the following:

  • Communication and conflict resolution
  • Money management
  • How to find/search for housing
  • How to get through the rental process
  • Move-in process
  • Taking care of a home
  • Energy actions to save money
  • Proper move out procedures

Upon completion of the course, participants receive a diploma to present to landlords to show their reliability and knowledge on the rental process.

For more information about registration and/or upcoming classes, please call Waypoint's Shelter Services Line at 319.366.7999, Monday-Friday between 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Child care is available if noted at the time of registration.

If you are experiencing a housing crisis, please call Waypoint's Shelter Service Line at 319.366.7999.  

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