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Strategies and Practices for Preventing Evictions (Chicago)
March 1 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
This peer-led workshop uses multiple approaches to address eviction prevention for tenants of supportive housing programs. Presenters will discuss tenant-centered methods of increasing housing stability, including strategies to help participants understand their rights and responsibilities and improve lease adherence, unit maintenance, landlord relationships, and community connections. Presenters will also demonstrate methods for structuring and implementing an eviction prevention program. The workshop will incorporate discussion of best practices including cultural competency, harm reduction, and motivational interviewing. Attendees will have the opportunity to discuss and address questions regarding challenging cases with the goal of developing practices to avoid evictions.
Where: 2755 W Armitage (Healthcare Alternative System or HAS), Chicago, IL 60647
Trainer: Kim Davidson (Deborah’s Place) and Raiki Adams (Inspiration Corporation)