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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: September 12, 2008   

Alexandria Landlord Tenant Relations Board Hosts Tenant Forum on Saturday, September 20

The Alexandria Landlord Tenant Relations Board will host a Tenant Forum on Saturday, September 20, at the William Ramsay Recreation Center, 5650 Sanger Ave. The forum, scheduled from 10 a.m. to noon, will provide important information for renters and give them an opportunity to speak with elected officials, City staff, and organizations providing services to tenants.

The forum agenda will address a variety of issues that may affect renters in the City of Alexandria. State Senator Patricia Ticer and Councilman Ludwig Gaines will discuss Virginia landlord-tenant relations law, the Virginia legislative process, and the City’s initiatives to create and preserve affordable rental housing. Ronald Minionis, Managing Attorney of the Alexandria Office of Legal Services of Northern Virginia, will make a presentation on “The Ten Most Important Things Tenants Need to Know in Virginia.” Staff from the Alexandria Office of Housing and Bureau of Code Administration will provide information on services available to renters in Alexandria. 

The forum is free and open to the public, and no registration is required. Refreshments will be provided by Mango Mike’s Restaurant, Comcast, and Shopper’s Food Warehouse in Landmark Plaza. For additional information, call the Office of Housing at 703.746.4990.

The City of Alexandria is committed to compliance with the City’s Human Rights Code and the Americans with Disabilities Act. To request a reasonable accommodation, or to request materials in an alternative format, call Melodie Baron at 703.746.4990 or e-mail melodie.baron@alexandriava.gov.