Fair Housing Education & Outreach Programs
2013 celebrates 16 years of Fair Housing in Garland.
As part of its educational and outreach program, Fair Housing Services continuously organizes workshops and seminars for the City of Garland residents. These classes, which focus on current issues and benefits, help residents enhance their way of living.
Current Fair Housing Seminars and Workshops
Tenants’ Rights and Responsibilities Workshop
Learn Strategies to request maintenance; how to do a walk through inspection; how to request reasonable accommodations or modifications; and avoid or resolve landlord disputes.
Saturday, April 20, 2013
10 a.m. - Noon
Homebuyer Preparation Workshop
Learn about the benefits and costs of owning a home; Credit, debt and mortgage qualifying guidelines; How different kids of mortgages work; How to choose a Realtor and shop for a home that's right for you; Prepare for one of the largest purchases most people make; Learn more about finding, financing and owning a home, in today's real estate market. Bilingual (English/Spanish)
Thursday, April 25, 2013
6 to 7 p.m.
Personal Financial Management - "How to Get Ahead Financially" Workshop
Learn strategies to deal with your Debt/Credit, your spending, your housing expenses, your education, your retirement planning and protecting your assets. Learn about Financial Responsibility, Smart Saving & Spending Tips and how to Manage Your Budget Wisely.
Tuesday, April 30, 2013
6 to 7 p.m.
Residents may register for these free seminars and workshops by calling 972-205-3300. Classes are held at the City of Garland Unified Learning Center (COGULC) located at 232 Carver Dr. Bldg. 2, Garland, TX. (Classroom #1)