Saturday, November 18, 2006

Tenant Forum today

Understanding Your Tenant Rights
Saturday, November 18, 2006
Maret School
3000 Cathedral Avenue, NW
10 am – 3 pm


Opening Remarks:

Johanna Shreve, Chief Tenant Advocate
Deborah Jane Lindeman, ANC 3C
Lisa Goldstein, Ward 3 Tenant Advisory Council

Morning Sessions:

Rent Control and What It Means to You.
Time: 10:30 a.m. -12:15 p.m.
Speaker: Keith Anderson, District of Columbia
Acting Rent Administrator

The Ins and Outs of Unit Inspections
Times: 10:30-11:15 a.m. –and-- 11:30 a.m.-12:15 p.m.
Speaker: Larry Carr, Program Manager - DCRA, Neighborhood
Stabilization Program

Tenant Opportunity to Purchase (TOPA)
Time: 10:30-12:15 p.m.
Speaker: Lauren Pair, Program Manager - DCRA Sales and Conversion

Break 12:15-12:45 p.m.

Afternoon Sessions:

Tenant Petition
Time: 1- 1:45 p.m.
Speaker: Johanna Shreve, Office of the Tenant Advocate - Acting
Chief Tenant Advocate

Rent Control and What it Means to You.
Time: 1:00 -2:30 p.m.
Speaker: Keith Anderson, District of Columbia Rent Administrator

Legal Clinic
Time: All Day
Attorney Representatives:
-Elizabeth Figueroa, Blumenthal & Shanley 10:30 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.
-Ann Marie Hay, Executive Director 1:00 – 2:30 p.m.
-D.C. Law Students in Court Program, Inc.

NOTE: All sessions will take place in classrooms that surround the
atrium area of the Academic Center on the Maret Campus.

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