WALLINGFORD - The PA Link to Aging & Disability Resources is sponsoring a Housing Symposium Friday, May 17. This free event, from 8 a.m. - noon, will explore the benefits of partnerships between landlords and subsidized housing programs in Delaware County. The partnerships expand the pool of affordable housing opportunities for lower-income individuals and families. The symposium will be at The Springhaven Club, 600 S. Providence Road, Wallingford, PA 19086.
To register: http://bit.ly/2O2TcQT http://bit.ly/2UbO2DK or contact Sharisse Stanford at 610-499-1965
Natalie Diaz, LASP Staff Attorney based in the Delaware County division, Chester city office, is on the planning committee for this event. Topics will include:
• An introduction to subsidized housing programs in Delaware County, including Section 8, Rapid Rehousing, Permanent Supportive Housing, and how landlords can participate.
• Introduction to the Prepared Renters Education Program (PREP) and dispelling negative myths that may be held by landlords and housing advocates/care managers about each other.
• Panel discussion providing a "day in the life" perspective of landlords and tenants who currently participate in subsidized housing programs.
Speakers will include representatives from Delaware County Housing Authority, Delaware County Continuum of Care, Self-Determination Housing Project, and current landlords and tenants in subsidized housing programs.