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Washoe Legal Services hosts three Renters’ Rights Seminars at Reno City Hall
The City of Reno will assist Washoe Legal Services in presenting three public seminars about renters' rights during October 2019 at Reno City Hall. The meetings will be held on October 7, October 14, and October 21 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. in the Reno City Council Chamber, located at 1 East First Street.
The community is invited to learn about the rights and protections that tenants have against such issues as unsanitary housing conditions and illegal evictions, and how renters may seal prior eviction records.
The schedule and topics of discussion for the three seminars are as follows:
- October 7, 2019: Bedbugs and Code Enforcement
- October 14, 2019: Eviction Rules and Procedures
- October 21, 2019: Eviction Sealing
A Spanish language translator will be available, and the seminars will be livestreamed on the City of Reno’s Facebook page.