Housing Workshop for Tenants with Disabilities

The workshop is designed to help people learn how to find an apartment. The workshop also provides information about fair housing rights and responsibilities.

WHEN: MONDAYS, 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM

LOCATION ARISE, 635 James Street, Syracuse, NY

Topics covered:

  • Finding affordable an/or accessible apartments
  • Overview of Section 8 rent subsidies and subsidized housing
  • Fair housing rights and responsibilities of tenants with disabilities
  • Your right to keep your service or emotional support animal
  • Differences between the Fair Housing Act and the Americans with Disabilities Act and your protections under each law
  • Requesting accommodations from landlords to accommodate different disabilities
  • Equal access to shelters, supportive housing and other housing accommodations
  • Getting your deposit back
  • Other topics as discussed

Space is limited. Please register at 315-671-2929

 

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