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Annual Apartment Managers’ Seminar April 11, 2018 – Landlord Response to Domestic Violence | News Release | City of Alexandria

Please join us for the City of Alexandria’s Annual Apartment Managers’ Seminar.

April 11, 2018
9 a.m. to noon
Nannie J Lee Recreation Center

1108 Jefferson Street
Alexandria, VA, 22314
In the Exhibit Hall

For landlords nationwide, the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) sets certain limits on how they may treat victims of past or ongoing domestic violence. Virginia also has requirements for how landlords must respond to tenants who have survived domestic violence.

In this free morning seminar experts in the field of family violence and housing law will teach property management professionals how to recognize child abuse, neglect, and domestic violence, as well as the legal requirements for landlords in responding to survivors of family violence.

Panelists include:

  • Giselle Pelaez, Executive Director of the Center for Alexandria’s Children
  • Debra Evans, Division Chief, Alexandria DCHS Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault
  • Yeme Mehari, Community Services Specialist II, Alexandria DCHS Domestic Violence Program
  • Dipti Pidikiti-Smith, Esquire, Deputy Director of Advocacy, Legal Services of Northern Virginia

Please RSVP by April 8 by calling 703.746.4990, or by email to melodie.seau@alexandriava.gov

View the program flyer



 

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