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Housing & Advocacy Class – Part 1 Designed for Renters

March 20 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm

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One event on June 26, 2018 at 10:30am

One event on September 18, 2018 at 10:30am

One event on December 18, 2018 at 10:30am

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Header image: light blue text box with text reading: Quarterly Housing & Advocacy Class. Below the text box are three images in a row. The far left image is a slim black, calculator sitting on a white desk with a white and red toy house sitting on top of it. The middle image is a snapshot of the front door and walkway of a brick home. The far right image is the close up photo of a set of keys handing from a door knob on an open door.

Are you looking for resources for housing? Are you looking for a rental or purchasing a home? Not sure where to start or what to be aware of moving forward? Are you a person with a disability or have a family member who has a disability?

Our Quarterly Housing & Advocacy Class can help you in all these areas and more!

Whether you are a renter, home owner, or looking to become one, this class will help you navigate and understand a variety of aspects of independent housing as a person with a disability or if you have a family member who has a disability. Topics discussed in the class include:

  • Budgeting
  • Renting vs Home Ownership – Pros and Cons
  • Creating a Housing Goal
  • Applying for housing assistance
  • Fair Housing Guidance
  • Where to look for rentals
  • Home Ownership – what you should know
  • Rental/New Home checklists
  • Home Ownership/Rental Resources
  • Simple Modifications for Access
  • How to make a Complaint
  • Foreclosure/Eviction Prevention
  • Local Resources & Shelters

The Class will be held at the Augusta Office, 948 Walton Way, Augusta, GA 30901.
Class Dates for 2018 are:

  • Tuesday, March 20
  • Tuesday, June 26
  • Tuesday, September 18
  • Tuesday, December 18

The Class is designed for persons with disabilities or if you have a family member who has a disability. The class covers  both Renters and Home Owners – each with a separate part of the class.

On the day of the classes:

  • Part One for Renters is from 10:30 AM until 12:00 noon.
  • Part Two for Home Owners is from 1:00 PM until 2:30 PM.

We ask all those interested in the Housing & Advocacy Class to please RSVP to Steve Tarpley at 706-724-6262.
If an accommodation is needed for participants, please notify us two weeks before the class you would like to attend starts.


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Walton Options Augusta
948 Walton Way
Augusta, GA 30901 United States
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