Goodwill class to focus on renters' rights

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{}MONCKS CORNER, S.C. (WCIV) -- Getting out of a lease or making sure your landlord gets something fixed can be a tough task.A free workshop is being held Tuesday to teach renters what they can do when problems arise.Palmetto Goodwill's Prosperity Center is hosting the event at their Moncks Corner location on East Main Street. The workshop runs from 2 p.m. until 4 p.m.Attorneys with SC Legal Services will also be on hand.Goodwill officials said they often see people who say they have been evicted unlawfully and who have been unable to get repairs done at their home, making it unlivable.Some of the topics that will be covered include:

  • Know before you rent
  • Learn fair housing rights
  • Influence home repairs
  • Discover how to end your lease
  • Understand your security deposit

To RSVP and for more information, call 843-761-6033