-Bringing free resources to the community
Once again, the Seattle Department of Construction and Inspections (SDCI) is hosting the Seattle Home Fair. We’ll have free information for renters, homeowners, and landlords with experts on rental housing rules, coaching on obtaining permits for renovations, and breakout sessions on topics including landslide prevention, backyard cottages, and earthquake retrofits.
We had such a great turn out for the South Seattle Home Fair over the past two years that we added an additional event to bring these important resources to even more of you: the new North Seattle Home Fair! This new extension of our popular event will take place on Saturday, January 26 at the Sunset Hill Community Club from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. We’ll also be hosting a home fair in South Seattle on Saturday, February 23 at the Filipino Community Center from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Start 2019 off right by getting a jump-start on your home improvement project. Whether you’re a homeowner, landlord, renter, or potential homeowner, one of the Seattle Department of Construction and Inspections Home Fairs will have something for you. Ask us about our permitting process, inspections, and code requirements. Do you rent, or are you a landlord? Learn more about rental housing rules.
This year, we’ll be joined by several other departments and organizations so that you can maximize your visit. Seattle Public Utilities will be on-site to provide information and tools for recycling, composting, and reducing waste. RainWise will help you find out if you are eligible for a rebate of up to 100 percent of the cost of installing a rain garden or cistern on your property. Rebuilding Together Seattle will provide information about their program that provides free health- and safety-focused home repairs for low-income homeowners. The Seattle Hubs table will be staffed by volunteers who can explain how the Emergency Communications Hubs function, where they’re located, and how to be prepared and communicate during an emergency. With these organizations in attendance along with several others, we’re sure to have answers for all of your questions.
Please join us to learn more about rental housing rules, homeowner assistance, landslide awareness and much more. We’ll have experts on a variety of topics on-site to answer your questions and focused presentations to address some major current topics. Best of all, both events are entirely FREE to attend.
North Seattle Home Fair
Saturday, January 26th, 2019
10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Sunset Hill Community Club
3003 NW 66th St, Seattle, WA 98117
South Seattle Home Fair
Saturday, February 23rd, 2019
10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Filipino Community Center
5740 Martin Luther King Jr Way S, Seattle, WA 98118
(Both the Sunset Hill Community Club and the Filipino Community Center are ADA accessible.)
- 10:15 – 11:15 a.m. – Earthquake Retrofit (protect your home in case of an earthquake)
- 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. – Landslide Awareness (learn how to prevent landslides on your property)
- 12:45 – 1:45 p.m. – Backyard Cottages/ADUs (what you need to know about planning your project and getting a permit)
For more information about both the North and the South Seattle Home Fair, contact: