3.7 Cover Letter
This is an interesting question because most rental applications do NOT require a cover letter. In fact, most application forms don’t provide you with any opportunity to talk about yourself as a person.
So, why not write a cover letter to attach to your rental application? Making your application personal may set you apart from other applicants. Writing a cover letter gives you the chance to speak about your character and demonstrate that you will be a responsible tenant.
If you are applying with a roommate, partner, or as a family, make sure your cover letter describes everyone who will be included in the tenancy.
Your cover letter should focus on the positives, without being misleading or over-exaggerated. Write about your job, interests and hobbies, why you like the area, and what type of tenant you will be.
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