Sioux City, IA – April 18, 2011 – (RealEstateRama) — The Sioux City Human Rights Commission in partnership with the Siouxland Human Investment Partnership (SHIP) and Midtown Family Community Center will host an educational event “Fair Housing in Siouxland” on Wednesday, April 20, 2011, at the Midtown Community Center, 525 14th Street, between 6:00 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. The event is free and open to the public.
The event’s purpose is to empower tenants to ensure their rights. Tenants will learn best practices on how to prevent eviction, tenant rights and responsibilities, Section 8 and other housing programs administered by the City. Also discussed will be housing discrimination.
Presenters will include Frank Tenuta, Managing Attorney with Iowa Legal Aid, as well as representatives from the City’s Housing Assistance program and Community Development Department. In addition, several local agencies will have booths with helpful information and resources. A meal will be provided at no cost.
For more information contact the Sioux City Human Rights Commission at 279-6985.
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