EventsRent Smart: Breaking a Lease

Rent Smart: Breaking a Lease

2:00 PM – 4:00 PM

Description

For adults. 

Presented by Solid Ground tenant Counselors.

Do you need to break your lease to escape a dangerous situation? In this workshop, discuss three situations in which you may be able to break a lease without liability including:

  • You have experienced stalking, unlawful harassment, domestic violence or sexual assault
  • You have been assaulted by another tenant, and the other tenant was arrested
  • Your landlord has not responded to a serious repair issue in a reasonable amount of time

Also learn what to expect when breaking a lease in other circumstances

A visiting attorney from the Tenant Law Center will also be on hand to help with answering questions.

If you are currently living in King County and being threatened with eviction, contact the Housing Justice Project for legal assistance at 206.267.7069 or hjpstaff@kcba.org.

Please register with an email address by 5pm on October 26. You will receive an email with a Zoom link the evening before the event. You can also connect to this program by telephone.


Need more help?
Review detailed instruction on how to Join and Participate in a Webinar or visit https://kcls.zoom.us/ and click on Help at the bottom of the page.

Upcoming Rent Smart Webinars (https://1.kcls.org/RentSmartOnline):

¡Inquilinos Inteligentes!: Qué hacer con las plagas e infestaciones en casos de alquiler, 10 de noviembre, 2-4pm

Navigating the Housing Search, December 8, 2-4pm

Reasonable accommodation for individuals with disabilities is available by request. Please contact the library at least seven days before the event for ASL interpretation, captioning services and/or other accommodation for online programs. Send your request to access@kcls.org.

Program:
Invest in Yourself
Suitable for:
Adults (Ages 18 and older)
Type:
Classes and Workshops
Help
Language:
English

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