Can Leasing an Apartment Raise Your Credit Score?

Paying your rent on time usually doesn’t increase your credit score the way that a mortgage in good standing might. That doesn’t mean that leasing an apartment never affects your credit, however, and that also doesn’t mean that you can’t use a good rental history to help you when you apply for certain types of credit. Even if leasing doesn’t show up in your credit calculations, staying on top of your rent plays an important role in your financial health.

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