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Tenant’s Rights Workshop

When:
November 12, 2019 @ 4:00 pm – 7:30 pm
2019-11-12T16:00:00-08:00
2019-11-12T19:30:00-08:00
Where:
YWCA Clark County
3609 Main Street
Cost:
Free

4-5:30 workshop

6-7:30 Q & A and individual counseling

**ASL INTERPRETER WILL BE AVAILABLE**

The Tenant Education Program helps tenants get the knowledge and skills to keep themselves and their families safely housed. The Tenants Union provides empowerment-based tenant counseling, education and assistance to help tenants learn their rights and take action to resolve housing problems. Trained non-attorney Tenant Counselors offer free phone and walk-in tenant counseling services to assist people with questions about landlord-tenant laws and discuss strategies to prevent housing loss.

Topics that will be covered include:
Understanding Landlord-Tenant Laws
Tools for Tenants
Best Practices & Tips for Renters
FAQs: Landlord-Tenant Laws
Tenant Education Workshops & Advocacy
The Washington State Residential Landlord-Tenant Act and other laws impacting renters
How your rights can protect you as a renter
Tenant and landlord responsibilities
Laws regarding rule changes, rent increases, repairs and deposits
How to apply and credit screening issues
Resources available if you are a victim of discrimination, harassment or retaliation

The eviction process – timelines and procedures
Legal and community resources