Upcoming Workshops & Events
for Landlords in Western Mass
HAPHousing offers a variety of workshops designed to help owners improve their property management skills. They are especially useful for those who own only a few rental units but are useful for all managers of rental property. Topics include Massachusetts housing laws, tenant screening, landlord/tenant relations, the eviction process and lead paint.
Upcoming workshops include:
Basics of Rental Property Management
Saturday, July 20, 2013 from 9 AM to 2:30 PM
at HAPHousing, 322 Main Street, Springfield 01105 (click for directions)
This workshop includes an overview of basic residential rental property management in Massachusetts that provides an introduction to the Massachusetts laws that govern the rental relationship. Important for all owners of rental properties, including owners of 2-4 family homes.
Topics covered include:
• proper tenant screening,
• relations with tenants,
• lead paint laws,
• types of tenancies,
• State Sanitary Code,
• fair housing laws,
• the eviction process, and
• how to deal with drug problems.
Trainer: H. John Fisher
Certificates of completion are awarded at the end of the session; this workshop satisfies the course requirement for first-time buyers of multi-family homes.
Registration fee is $45. Please call 413-233-1560 to register.
For workshops in other parts of Massachusetts link to www.masshousinginfo.org. This is the web site of the Regional Housing Network of Massachusetts, a statewide association of providers of housing assistance, including Housing Consumer Education Centers and rental subsidy programs.