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Tenant’s Rights Workshop

August 14, 2019 @ 3:00 pm – 6:30 pm
Bridgeview Resource Center
505 Omaha Way

3-4:30 Q & A and individual counseling
5-6:30 workshop

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