Council Hosts Housing and Eviction Workshops
Franklin County, nearly 18,000 eviction notices are filed each year making the
eviction court the busiest in the state. Staggering statistics, such as this,
led Councilmember Jaiza Page to prioritize affordable housing
and keeping families in their homes.
help provide resources for residents, Councilmember Page, The Legal Aid
Society of Columbus and Columbus Next Generation are hosting workshops to
discuss information and assistance on housing and evictions.
is vital to help tenants understand their rights and responsibilities. These
workshops will help prevent families from losing their homes,” said Page.
- Eviction notices
- Available rental assistance program(s)
- Tenant rights
- Landlord responsibilities
- Escrow services
is limited to the first 25 registrations and must be reserved one week
prior to the event date. To register, call (614) 259-7069 or email: [email protected]
events will take place from 4-6:30pm at the following locations:
Ward Family YMCA
130 Woodland Ave.
Good Shepard Baptist Church
1555 E. Hudson St.
Columbus Metropolitan Library - Shepard Branch
850 N. Nelson Rd.
J. Ashburn Center
85 Clarendon Ave.
Unity Temple Church of God
52 Reeb Ave.
Liberty Hill Baptist Church
4410 Refugee Rd.