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Communications and Public Affairs: 207-7234
Published on Wednesday, January 11, 2017

City to hold free “My First Apartment” workshops

CONTACT: Roland Martinez (210) 207-5920

SAN ANTONIO (Jan. 10, 2017) — Community members considering moving in or out of their first apartment are invited to a free City of San Antonio workshop. 

The Department of Human Services (DHS) will host “My First Apartment” on Saturday, Jan. 28, and Feb. 4, 2017, at Willie Velasquez Center, 1302 N. Zarzamora. Both sessions are from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

DHS housing counselors will present information on fair housing rights; budgeting, saving, and credit; what to do when moving in or moving out of a first apartment; tenant issues; predatory lending; and much more.

Seating is limited. RSVP and registration is available through Event Brite: 

Participants must attend both sessions to obtain a certificate of completion. For more information, call Pamela Smith at 210-207-1731 or Sylvia Medina at 210-207-6097.

Categories: Human Services