Below is a list of upcoming workshops for property owners. Unless otherwise indicated, all workshops take place at the Metro Housing|Boston office, 1411 Tremont Street, Boston, directly across the street from the Roxbury Crossing T stop on the Orange Line.
Sarah Donovan, Leased Housing Training and Development Manager will present information on the Section 8 Program, including:
Lease approval process
Your rights & responsibilities as a landlord within the program
Extensive Question & Answer from the audience
This workshop is especially helpful to new rental property owners.
Wednesday October 24th from 5:30pm -7:30pm
At this session, Barbara Chandler, Senior Advisor on Civil Rights & Fair Housing will discuss the principles and purposes of fair housing law. Learn about your fair housing responsibilities as a property owner regarding:
Tenant screening & selection
Lead paint &
Day to day operations
Inspections and Rent Reasonableness
Wednesday November 7th from 5:30pm – 7:30pm
Passing your unit’s HQS inspection the first time and improving your unit’s grade may mean fewer inspections…and higher rents! Join us to learn more about, the inspections and rent determination process, lead paint, our grading system, & the common fail items that cost you time & money!
For all reasonable accommodation requests, including sign language interpreters, the use of the building wheelchair platform lift, or the need for an interpreter in a language other than English, please contact Jennifer Shaw at (617) 425-6637 or jennifer.shaw@MetroHousingBoston.orgat least two weeks prior to the scheduled date of the workshop.
To register for the above workshops, visit our Events page here.