Learn More About Rent Ready Norfolk

  1. Program Overview
  2. RentingSmart Academy
  3. Quality Assessment
  4. Good Neighbor Campaign

Rent Ready Norfolk Overview 

Rent Ready Norfolk is a voluntary and comprehensive program designed to assist landlords, property managers, and renters. Our assistance includes providing access to free services that will help landlords and property managers enhance theirs company's profile in the community to be a good neighbor and/or attract more renters to your rental property. We will assist renters to become a model renter and neighbor in the City of Norfolk. Our services include: 

  1. Quality Assessment: An assessment of the rental unit's interior, exterior, and common area. 
  2. RentingSmart Academy: A series of courses to inform and educate landlords, property managers, and renters about their rights and responsibilities and much more. Featured RentingSmart Academy tracks include, but are not limited, the Good Landlord Track, Good Renter Track, and Good Landlord Continuing Education Track. 
  3. Good Neighbor Campaign: An engagement strategy to inform and educate homeowners, renters, civic leagues, landlords and/or property managers, and community partners about the misconceptions of renters. 
  4. Rental Resource Bank: Resources available to landlords and/or property managers include, but are not limited to: 
    1. Good Neighbor Status
    2. Rental Rehabilitation Program Financial Assistance 
    3. Advertisement of property on Rent Ready Norfolk website