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Home > Leadership > Mayor > Archived Press Releases > 2014 Archives > November 2014 > Free Landlord Training Program

Free Landlord Training Program


November 14, 2014 — Mayor Byron Brown, in his ongoing effort to create safe, healthy and livable neighborhoods, wants to remind everyone that he is sponsoring, through the Save Our Streets Task Force, ‘Free Landlord Training’ on Friday, December 5, 2014 from 8:30am-4:30pm.   The annual program is free, but registration is required.

Rental property owners will have the opportunity to enroll in the beginner training sessions; which will focus on several areas including rapid re-housing program utilization, how to detect and prevent drug activity, how to utilize Belmont’s landlord resources, housing codes and inspection procedures, housing court procedures, proper eviction proceedings, tenant screening protocols, fair housing and leases, as well as lead poisoning prevention.

The Advanced Workshop will also be offered that day to those who attend the beginner training session. Attendees of the advanced workshop may register for courses addressing topics such as:  Property Management 101, Building Codes, Maintenance & Permits, Evictions 101, Tenant Screening, Rapid Re-housing Program Benefits 101 and Protecting Your Investment.

Training Sessions will be held at the Belmont Housing Resources of WNY. The office is located at 1195 Main Street in Buffalo. Free refreshments and lunch will be provided.

As a reminder the deadline to register for the Mayor Byron Brown and Save Our Streets Task Force Landlord Training Workshop Series is Tuesday, November 25, 2014. Seats are limited and are filled on a first come, first serve basis.  For more information and to register for this valuable training, please visit

The ‘Free Landlord Training’ program began in 2001. To date, over 1,400 landlords have participated.