So your lease is up for renewal! It’s most likely that your landlord or property manager will do what they can to keep you renting their apartment.  61 percent of landlords polled by the real estate website Zillow said they would accept a lower rent payment if there wasn’t much competition for a property. This means there is a good chance for you to negotiate a lower rent cost! There are also many benefits to renewing your lease, such as avoiding the cost and hassle of switching apartments, paying movers, and security deposits. It also makes sense to renew during the pandemic while work from home orders are in effect and no one is really able to travel freely just yet. If for whatever reason you are unable to renew, you can continue to pay rent after your lease is up, but also know that as you transition into a…