Housing rights clinic scheduled for Feb. 20

Valuable info for homebuyers

OW Staff Writer | 2/14/2020, midnight

The city of Palmdale and the Housing Rights Center will host a free walk-in housing rights clinic on Thursday, Feb. 20, from 1 to 4 p.m. at the South Antelope Valley Emergency Services (SAVES), 1002 E. Ave. Q-12. Housing rights clinics are held on the third Thursday of every month in Palmdale.

The clinics provide an opportunity for residents to ask questions and receive answers about fair housing, late fees, rent increases, reasonable accommodations, therapy animals, evictions, security deposits, disability rights, housing discrimination, repairs and more.

The Housing Rights Center is a nonprofit agency that works to help provide equal housing access to all residents in the communities it serves. The Center assists homebuyers, rental tenants and housing professionals with free counseling services on fair housing law, public education seminars on housing discrimination and landlord/tenant issues.

For more information, call the Housing Rights Center at (800) 477-5977, visit the Housing Rights Center Web site at www.HousingRightsCenter.org or call the City of Palmdale’s neighborhood services department at (661) 267-5126.