HOMECorp to Offer Housing Workshops

HOMECorp to Offer Housing Workshops
Posted on 01/06/2020
HOMECorp to Offer Housing Workshops

The Township has contracted with HOMECorp to provide the Montclair Housing Series of workshops for Montclair residents and municipal employees to help them achieve and sustain housing goals. HOMECorp – Homes of Montclair Ecumenical Corp – is a community-based organization that promotes affordable housing in the Township.

Workshop topics will cover:

  • Rental Housing
  • Credit Reports
  • Fair Housing
  • Foreclosure Prevention
  • Home Ownership – Next Steps
  • Preparing for Income Tax Filing

The first workshop in the series, "Rental Housing – Tenant Rights/Responsibilities," will be held Wednesday, January 15, 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. at the HOMECorp offices, 17 Talbot Street. Registration is required. To register, go to the Montclair Housing Series registration page.

This workshop will focus on tenant rights and responsibilities in rental housing. Topics will include New Jersey’s Truth in Renting Handbook, Understanding the Lease, Maintaining the Apartment (Landlord/Tenant Roles), Municipal/State/Federal Resources, Security Deposits, Avoiding Evictions.

For more information on the Montclair Housing Series, visit the HomeCorp website: homecorp.org.