Service Providers Workshop

How Fair Housing Rights Can Help Your Clients/Consumers!

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Wednesday July 18th, 1 p.m.- 4 p.m.
Shaker Heights City Hall, Council Chambers

3400 Lee Road, Shaker Hts., 44120


Welcome to Shaker Heights

Ohio's Landlord Tenant Law-Phil Star, Interim Executive Director, Cleveland Tenants Organization

Fair Housing Basics-Spencer Wells, Tenant Outreach Director, COHHIO.

The Housing Landscape:  What kind of assisted housing is it?  Spencer and Team

Tools for Stabilizing Rental Households:  Emily Van Buren, RHINO Case Manager, COHHIO

Forming a reasonable accommodation or reasonable modification request.  Spencer Wells

Using HUD regulations to open doors to special need populations:  Spencer Wells
  • challenging tenant selection plans
  • challenging HOPA claims
 Questions and Discussion

1.     What if a tenant gives rent to a landlord late, and then the landlord evicts?

2.     In the case of foreclosure, is a new owner responsible for the original security deposit?

3.     Can a landlord demand that a tenant throw out their furniture if their unit has bed bugs?

4.     Can a HCV be used in Project Base Section 8 housing?

5.     If a MHA didn’t go through a grievance procedure before an eviction, can anything be done after the fact?

6.     Is substance abuse considered a disability?

This workshop is sponsored by: COHHIO and CTO, in partnership with the City of Shaker Heights Fair Housing Review Board.
  Funding is provided under a grant with the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.
Spencer Wells,
Jun 27, 2012, 8:13 AM
Spencer Wells,
Jul 5, 2012, 1:07 PM
Spencer Wells,
Jul 17, 2012, 4:04 AM
Spencer Wells,
Jul 17, 2012, 7:26 AM