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Fair Housing Education & Outreach Programs


Free Workshops

Landlord / Tenant Rights & Responsibilities Workshop

April 20, 2016

5:30 to 7:30 p.m.

What you will learn: strategies on recognizing discriminatory housing practices, requesting maintenance, providing a 30 day notice, understanding a lease agreement, and avoiding or resolving landlord / tenant disputes.

  

Financial Literacy - The Basics

April 21, 2016

6 to 7:30 p.m.

Fair Housing Services has partnered with BB&T and is hosting a Financial Literacy workshop.

What you will learn:  Financial Responsibility, Basic Banking & Budgeting, Smart Saving & Spending Tips, Credit & Debt and Managing Your Budget Wisely.

  

Homebuyer's Workshop

May 21, 2016

10 a.m. to noon

What you will learn:  Importance of credit and how to obtain it, benefits and cost of owning a home, budgeting for homeownership and major purchase's, credit report basics, credit, debt and mortgage qualifying guidelines and choosing a realtor.


Landlord / Tenant Rights & Responsibilities Workshop

May 21, 2016

10 a.m. to noon

What you will learn: strategies on recognizing discriminatory housing practices, requesting maintenance, providing a 30 day notice, understanding a lease agreement, and avoiding or resolving landlord / tenant disputes.

 


  

 * These are adult classes, please have alternative child care as children are not permitted during the workshops.

 

 Register for these free workshops by calling 972-205-3300. Classes are held at the City of Garland Unified Learning Center (COGULC) located at 232 Carver St. Bldg. 2, Garland, TX 75040.