Rent Smart: Tenant Rights and Housing Search Workshop

HouseAndAppleTreeA class for current and future renters

Having trouble finding an affordable place to rent?  While there is no easy, quick answer, this 90-minute workshop will provide you with valuable tips for navigating the housing search.

Topics include:

  • How to look for housing
  • Tips on navigating Craigslist
  • What to search besides Craigslist
  • How to handle barriers to housing (eviction record, criminal history, low credit score, etc.)
  • Tenant screening
  • Tenant rights and responsibilities to protect yourself from eviction
  • Subsidized housing
  • How 2-1-1 can help
  • Other resources

This class is taught by a Tenant Counselor from the local nonprofit organization Solid Ground.  Please note that Solid Ground staff are not attorneys and cannot provide legal advice, but they are recognized leaders in tenant education and advocacy.

Thursday May 19th

University Branch Library
5009 Roosevelt Way NE

This program is co-sponsored by Solid Ground and Seattle Public Library.

Free and open to all – no registration required.

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