Yes, you can pass a credit check with bad credit, but it depends entirely on your landlord. Some of them will care about your credit, while others will not.
As for advice, you could try finding a landlord that doesn't require credit checks or prove to potential landlords that you have a stable income. This way, the credit check won't be a big issue. Alternatively, you could get a cosigner on your lease who has good credit. If you skip rent or get evicted, the landlord can legally go after your co-signer to get his money back.
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