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Everyone is welcome to join us for the 14th Annual Housing to Homeownership Fair. Each participant needs to register, including children and elders. The Homeownership Fair is FREE for all family members. Follow the links below to register online, NAYA’s main lobby will have paper registration forms available as well. If you need additional support or have questions, please connect with our homeownership team at homeownershipfair@nayapdx.org or call 503.288.8177, ext 273.

Paths to Homeownership Orientation 

Session 1
Presented by: NAYA’s homeownership team

This is an introduction of how to get started working with NAYA’s Homeownership Program and learn how NAYA can help you pursue your housing goals.

DIY Creating Your Own Cleaning Products

Session 1
Presented by: Jennie Brixey

Learn how to use safe and environmental friendly ingredients to create products you can use around the home while saving money at the same time

DIY Basic Home Repair

Session 1
Presented by: Ken Giblin

Learn from an expert on what to watch out in maintaining your home and for simple ways to fix common minor repairs that will save you money.

Paths to Homeownership Orientation

Session 2
Presented by: NAYA’s homeownership team

This is an introduction of how to get started working with NAYA’s Homeownership Program and learn how NAYA can help you pursue your housing goals.

An Introduction to Fair Housing

Session 2
Presented by: Community Alliance of Tenants

What are Fair Housing laws and how do they protect us? Better understand your rights and obligations when it comes to Fair Housing law, and what to do if you feel if they’ve been violated.

Weatherization and Energy Efficiency

Session 2
Presented by: Community Energy Project

A presentation on what you can do around your home to cut utility costs and still keep yourself comfortable.

Paths to Homeownership Orientation

Session 3
Presented by: NAYA’s homeownership team

This is an introduction of how to get started working with NAYA’s Homeownership Program and learn how NAYA can help you pursue your housing goals.

Recent Changes to Rental Laws

Session 3
Presented by: Legal Aid Services of Oregon

What’s changed for Renters in Portland and what are your rights under the new local and state laws.

Home Plumbing Maintenance

Session 3
Presented by: Portland Water Bureau

Get tips for maintaining your faucet, hot water heater, how to troubleshoot low water pressure, as well as addressing other important water issues. 

Who is welcome at NAYA’s Housing to Homeownership Fair?
Everyone! While NAYA specializes in the Native American community we serve the entire Portland metro area with our homeownership program and welcome everyone and their loved ones who would like to attend.

Why should I register?
That way we will not only know how many folks will be attending, we can also make sure to have enough food to provide lunch to our guests who will be attending the fair.

Ok, why should I come to the fair?
There will be lots of local resources around housing and homeownership, both from businesses, government, and non-profits. We will also be raffling off down payment assistance as well as lots of other fantastic prices as well, and providing a fantastic lunch to get you through the day.

What information do we collect?
Basic registration and demographic data as well as contact information in order to share future events and resources with attendees who might be interested.

How is that information safely stored?
The information is being temporarily stored on Eventbrite, which lists the following in their Privacy Policy: “We take what we believe to be reasonable steps to protect the Personal Data collected via the Services from loss, misuse, unauthorized use, access, inadvertent disclosure, alteration and destruction.”

Where and when is the Housing to Homeownership Fair?
On March 14th, 2020 we will hold the 14th Annual NAYA Housing to Homeownership Fair at the NAYA family Center, 5135 NE Columbia blvd in Portland, from 11am to 4pm.