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Fair Housing Education & Outreach Programs


 Free Workshops:


 Landlord / Tenant Rights & Responsibilities Workshop

 March 23, 2017

 5:30 to 7:30 p.m

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

Landlord / Tenant Rights & Responsibilities Workshop

 April 22, 2017

 10 a.m. to Noon

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

Homebuyer's  Workshop

 April 22, 2017

 10 a.m. to Noon

Importance of Credit and how to obtain it

Preparing for homeownership

Budgeting for homeownership and major purchases

Credit Report Basics

Benefits and Costs of homeownership

Landlord / Tenant Rights & Responsibilities Workshop

 May 25, 2017

 5:30 to 7:30 p.m

What you will learn: Strategies to recognize 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.

 

 Rental Assistance Grant Program  

Must meet Federal Low Income Guidelines

Garland Resident

Must have a valid current lease in place

Must be behind on rent and received a late notice

Must agree to participate in Homeless Prevention Program case management

Limited Funding Available

By Appointment ONLY 972-205-3300

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