rent works as noun or as a verb?
for (preposition) an after preposition I need a noun (renting)
"Rent" works both as a noun and a verb:
1. "Do you have your own place?" "No, I rent a small flat in Stoke Basing."
2. I owe my landlord 6 months' rent.
3. I'm thinking about renting a flat.
— gerund (verbal noun)