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Lakeshore Legal Aid Training

Community Housing Network, Lighthouse of MI, and Lakeshore Legal Aid have been working together to provide a variety of trainings to housing providers. These are free trainings offered via Zoom every other Friday for community partners to attend.


General Agenda and Topics


Topic 1: Landlord-Tenant Law (Part 1) – Friday, January 13th, 2023: 11:00am12:30pm

  • Understanding the landlord-tenant relationship—who is a tenant and who is a trespasser, squatter, etc.

  • Subsidized housing and its requirements

  • Understanding leases (including VAWA language)

  • Self-help evictions

Topic 2: Landlord-Tenant Law (Part 2) - Friday, January 27th, 2023: 11:00am12:30pm

  • The court processes

  • Termination of tenancy versus nonpayment of rent cases

  • Judgments

  • Repair issues and tenant options

  • Security deposits

Topic 3: Client Services (Part 1) - Friday, February 10th, 2023: 11:00am-12:30pm

  • What Lakeshore can/cannot do to help

  • Establishing communication

  • Budgeting and payment plans; resolving income difficulties

  • Importance of ledgers

  • What constitutes legal advice


Topic 4: Client Services (Part 2) - Friday, February 24th, 2023: 11:00am-12:30pm

  • Communication with landlords and counsel

  • Court testimony

  • Other issues: Stalking, domestic violence, drug use, children & education

Topic 5: Mediation Training - Friday, March 10th, 2023: 11:00am-TBD

  • Details TBD


Zoom Link to Attend ElZQT09

Meeting ID: 872 4365 2325

Passcode: 932313

For meeting recordings please click HERE

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