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Rent Smart: Tenants Rights and Housing Search Workshop Wednesday, Mar. 22, 2017, 6 – 7:30 p.m.
Rent Smart: Tenants Rights and Housing Search Workshop
Event typeLibrary Program
WhereLake City Branch
AudienceAdults
LanguageEnglish
SummaryHaving 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.
DescriptionThis class for current and future renters includes the following topics:

  • 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.
NotesLibrary events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required.
Contact InfoLake City Branch 206-684-7518 or Ask a Librarian
Room CapacitySpace is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms.
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