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Rent Smart Certification Workshop
Date: 11/5/2018 - 11/8/2018 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Cost: Free
Location: Community Social Development
10030 102 Avenue
Grande Prairie Alberta

We’re hosting a free Rent Smart Certification workshop for individuals to learn more on tenant rights and responsibilities and how to apply for housing.

It is open and free for all anyone interested in receiving education and support to better help them find and maintain rental housing.

Event Details:

Date: November 5, 6, 7, 8 (all sessions must be attended to receive certification)

Time: 1:00 p.m.- 4:00 p.m.

Location: Community Social Development (10030 102 Avenue)

Cost: Free

Registration: To register or for more information, contact Community Social Development at 780-538-0380, csd@cityofgp.com or 10030 102 Avenue. Deadline to register is November 1 at 4:30 p.m.

Beverages and snacks will be provided.

About the Training

The training is designed to help prepare potential tenants to apply for housing, give them the skills and knowledge to be great tenants and provide education on tenant rights and responsibilities. It builds knowledge, confidence and skills so people can make better decisions about rental housing.

Workshop attendees will receive a Rent Smart Certificate that can act as a reference when applying for rental housing. It demonstrates to landlords that applicants care about being good tenants.

Topics Covered

Rent Smart Certification is a provincially recognized housing readiness model. It covers the following topics:

  • Tenant rights and responsibilities
  • Landlord responsibilities and expectations
  • Tenancy, human rights and privacy laws
  • Being a good roommate and neighbour
  • Maintenance dos and don’ts
  • Fire and safety
  • Pest control
  • Communication skills
  • Community resources

Registration



For more information, contact Community Social Development at 780-538-0380, csd@cityofgp.com or 10030 102 Avenue.

The deadline to register is November 1 at 4:30 p.m.