Renters' rights seminar begins Monday

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RENO, Nev. (KOLO) - The city of Reno and Washoe Legal Services will host seminars through the month of October to educate tenants on their rights as renters.

Washoe Legal Services is a nonprofit legal aid organization. The group helps low income individuals have access to the legal system.

During the group’s three-series seminar, the community will learn about the rights and protections that tenants have against issues like unsanitary housing conditions, illegal evictions, and how renters may seal prior eviction records.

The first seminar begins Monday, October 7, 2019 at 5:30 p.m. All three seminars will be held in the Reno City Council Chamber.

The schedule and topics of discussion for the three seminars are as follows:

• October 7, 2019: Bedbugs and Code Enforcement
• October 14, 2019: Eviction Rules and Procedures
• October 21, 2019: Eviction Sealing

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