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Landlord Education Opportunities 2014

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Fall Landlord Education Series
A new landlord-tenant handbook is under production and will be posted later this year. To celebrate a new, condensed version of the material and to make it available to the community, we will be holding the comprehensive landlord training this fall. It is an eight hour series, held over two consecutive Thursday mornings, designed to inform and empower local landlords to operate successfully within a complex and everchanging northern Colorado rental market. Topics covered include: resident selection, leases, code compliance, occupancy, fair housing, safety, evictions, CSU programs, and rental housing standards. The class will begin with an orientation to the updated landlord handbook.

When: Thursday mornings, October 9 and 16

Where: Community Room at Fort Collins Police Services, 2221 S. Timberline Road

Time: Classes begin at 7:45 am and will end by 12 pm each day

Many topics will be covered and none will be repeated, so attendance on both days is necessary. Class size is limited to 70, so please respond quickly if you are interested.

The cost for the series is $25 per person and covers expenses for notebooks and copies of presentations or other materials provided by the instructors as well as a light breakfast each day. To register and make payment, please contact Melanie Clark at or call 970-416-2351. Payment must be received and processed in order to confirm registration. Credit card payments are preferred and can be made by phone. Cash and check payments can be dropped off at Neighborhood Services, 281 North College Avenue, second floor.

Brown Bag Lunch Series
The City successfully launched a brown bag lunch series this spring and will plan two more lunch sessions this fall, as follow-up to the Fall Landlord Education Series. The brown bag lunch discussions will be held at different locations in hopes of attracting many landlords to come and share their experiences. We hope that by providing this network of landlord knowledge and support, you will be more prepared to respond to challenges and solve problems with tenants. Staff will work with local professionals to assure that there will also be subject matter experts at the table to provide direction. We will pilot this series in three sessions in the spring and will ask for feedback and comments that will assist in future planning. All sessions will begin at noon and conclude at 1 pm. The idea is to host these lunches at various libraries to increase accessibility. Those rooms can only be booked eight weeks out, so please check locations closer to the date.

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Please contact us, if you have other questions or would like to speak with someone in person about a particular problem or issue. Community Mediation provides information on tenant/landlord, neighbor/neighbor and roommate disputes and can provide free mediation services in these areas for people who live within Fort Collins city limits.