Join Arlington County's Housing Division for a day of workshops and targeted education for tenants. The summit will provide technical (Virginia Residential Landlord and Tenant Act, Fair Housing) and non-technical (how to file complaints, conflict resolution, communication skills) information to empower participants to address housing issues.
- Understanding your lease
- Tenant rights and responsibilities
- How to communicate with property management
- Rental housing resources
- When to notify County offices of maintenance problems
- Effective advocacy
Check-in/Registration Check-in for Children's Activities, Translation Services
|10:15– 11:00 am
Arlington’s Rental Housing Programs and How to access them
Presenters: County staff, Housing, DHS
|11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Tenant Rights and Responsibilities
- Fair Housing
Presenters: Legal services of Northern Virginia, Legal Aid Justice Center
Maintenance requests – how to report, who is responsible
Presenters: Code Enforcement, Housing, Environment Health (panel)
12:30 -1:30 pm
Tenant Organizing 101
Presenter: Legal Aid Justice Center
| *Time includes opportunity to meet with staff after each information session
*Must be present to win raffle.
REGISTRATION IS ENCOURAGED. PLEASE REGISTER BY MAY 31.
The Tenant Summit is being held in partnership with Bu-Gata.