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Tenants' Rights & Responsibilities (Hybrid Workshop/Webinar)

  • Presented By: City of Albany Location: Albany Community Development Agency 200 Henry Johnson Blvd., 2nd Floor Community Room, Albany, NY 12210 Albany, NY 12210
  • Dates: July 9, 2022
  • Time: 1:00 PM to 3:30 PM
  • Price: Free
  • Overview

    ** WORKSHOP WILL BE HELD AT 200 HENRY JOHNSON BLVD AND LIVESTREAMED VIA ZOOM**

    This will be a combined session of "Tenants' Rights" and "Becoming a Successful Renter."

    Part 1: Tenants' Rights - This workshop will empower tenants to better understand their rights under the law and to assert their rights when necessary. Topics covered will include: the Albany Renter’s Bill of Rights, Residential Occupancy Permits (ROP’s), Fair Housing laws, common code violations, and more. Renters will also learn about local resources that can help if their rights are being violated.

    Part 2: Tenants' Responsibilities - This workshop will educate tenants their responsibilities, to include: how to successfully follow a lease, how to prevent and address rental arrears, how to clean and maintain their rental unit, and how to request repairs from their landlord when needed.

    A CERTIFICATE OF COMPLETION WILL BE AVAILABLE AFTER THE SESSION.

    For more information, contact Danni Smith, Housing Services Advocate, at dsmith@albanyny.gov.

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