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Renting With Confidence Workshop
March 8 @ 10:30 am - 1:30 pm
Date: Wednesday 8 March 2023
Location: Sudbury House, Mirrabooka
Registration: 10:00 AM
Workshop: 10:30 AM – 1:00 PM
Lunch: 1:00 PM – 1:30 PM
Closing date for registrations: 22 February 2023
About the workshop
Understanding our rights when renting can be challenging for most people. This workshop will answer some of the common questions that people have when renting their home. The workshop is an opportunity for you to share your ideas and experiences with other participants, so that together we can become more confident renters.
Please let us know if there is anything we can do to support your participation. You are welcome to come along with a friend or support person. Morning tea and lunch is provided for in person workshops. Online workshops are provided on zoom. We can help you use Zoom if you haven’t already.
This workshop is free to attend.
Is this workshop for me?
This workshop is for people who are currently renting.
We provide information about private rentals, community and public housing (Housing Authority). We include information for people who experience any kind of disability that impacts on their rental situation including people who are ageing or have mobility restrictions, and people living with health, neurological or mental health challenges. We can also provide tenant fact sheets in other languages and formats. Everyone who is renting is welcome in this workshop.
If you have any questions, please call or text Aimee or Donna on 0456 162 897 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
What will this workshop cover?
Topics covered in the workshop will include:
Understanding your rights
• Enjoying your home
• Repairs and maintenance
• Making changes to your home
Speaking up, support and self-care
• Looking after ourselves /self-care
• Speaking up for ourselves
• Someone to support you to have your say
• Finding the right services
Helpful tips when renting
• Useful tips for rent inspections
• Being behind in your rent payments
We look forward to welcoming you soon.
Service providers and organisations, please note: We thank you for your interest in these workshops, however these events have been planned for renters with disability. The content produced is to provide assistance to renters who may be struggling in certain areas. To keep the events as a safe space for renters to express their doubts and concerns, we kindly ask that you don’t register for these events. Please keep an eye out as we are working to produce a workshop better suited to service providers.
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