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Jamestown Renaissance Center
Southwestern Independent Living Center, Inc., Jamestown Renaissance Center, City of Jamestown, and Housing Opportunities Made Equal, Inc. (HOME) are offering a free fair housing training to take place Tuesday August 18th, 2015 at 7:00PM. The event will run for about an hour and take place at the Jamestown Renaissance Center (119 W 3rd Street Jamestown, NY 14701).
Participants will learn the basics of federal, state, and local fair housing laws; the rights of tenants with disabilities, including reasonable accommodations and modifications; along with some common landlord-tenant issues such as repairs, damages, security deposits, and evictions. All participants will receive a free 4th edition Guide to Landlords’ Rights book, along with brochures geared specifically towards landlords and tenants.
All are welcome to attend, but reservations are appreciated to prepare enough materials. Please contact Marie Carrubba at (716) 661-3010 or email@example.com; or Alyssa Bergsten at (716) 854-1400, ext.22 or firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions or concerns.
Housing Opportunities Made Equal is a civil rights organization whose mission is to promote the value of diversity and to ensure the people of Western New York an equal opportunity to live in the housing and in the communities of their choice—through education, advocacy, enforcement of fair housing laws, and the creation of new housing opportunities.