Rent is expensive and you are not gaining any equity. Once you pay the money it is gone. Real Estate has the opportunity to build wealth for you and your family.
The USDA Rural Development offers Single-Family Housing programs to qualified individuals that have no requirement for a down payment. The financing is through a mortgage loan from a private financial institution but is guaranteed by the USDA Rural Development for qualified individuals. You should check out their website at http://www.rd.usda.gov/programs-services/single-family-housing-guaranteed-loan-program
Here are some additional links for Buyers.