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Landlord Fest to bring landlords, housing agencies together

Landlord Fest to bring landlords, housing agencies together

Social service agencies hope to enlist local landlords to provide more affordable housing opportunities at Landlord Fest, an informational event for landlords April 26.

The event will feature speakers, exhibitors and other information intended to encourage landlords to make their properties more tenable for tenets who may be low-income, have bad credit or otherwise face hurdles to finding housing, said Rebecca Vinroot, James City social services director.

“We want people to ask questions and think about it. We always need landlords,” Vinroot said.

James City Social Services and the Greater Virginia Peninsula Homelessness Consortium will jointly hold the event at James...

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