Asheville Housing Fair provides information on credit, home buying, renter rights and more, Sept. 19

Photo by Kat McReynolds

The 2015 Asheville Housing Fair, held by the City of Asheville and Land of the Sky Association of REALTORS, will take place at the Stephens Lee Center (30 George Washington Carver Ave.) on Saturday, Sept. 19, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

With more than 20 nonprofits attending, the free event will provide education on housing-related topics like improving one’s credit, renter rights, vacation rentals, accessory dwelling units, homestays, affordable housing, home buying options and tiny homes.

Visit, call 259-5728 or email for more information.

Here is the full release from the City of Asheville:

The City of Asheville and Land of the Sky Association of REALTORS announce the 2015 Asheville Housing Fair to take place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. September 19 at the Stephens Lee Center, 30 George Washington Carver Ave. The event is free and open to the public and will guide consumers and homeowners through a myriad of questions surrounding credit, renting, vacation rentals and more.

Representatives from more than 20 nonprofit organizations and associations will be on site to provide information and one-on-one assistance to persons seeking to learn more about their housing options.

A series of workshops will be held throughout the event. The workshop schedule includes:

– Living in 120 Square Feet – Life in a Tiny Home
– Learn Your Rights as a Renter
– Credit: Get It. Keep It. Improve It
– The ABCs of Home Buying
– What is an Accessory Dwelling Unit?
– Homestays
– Landlords are Part of the Solution
– Everything You Wanted to Know About Affordable Housing

A tiny home exhibition will be on display in the Stephens Lee Center parking lot. Two Tiny Homes will be on display.

The Asheville Housing Fair will be family friendly with a playground and toddler bouncy house on site. There will be a free hot dog lunch provided by the Land of the Sky Association of REALTORS.

A complete list of participating organizations and a full workshop schedule can be found on the event website, Event information is also available by phone, at 828-259-5728, or by emailing

About the City of Asheville:
The City of Asheville strives to provide the highest quality and most efficient municipal services possible. The City serves a population of 87,000 people with services ranging from public safety to economic development, parks & recreation, water resources and more. Find detailed information at

About the Land of the Sky Association of REALTORS:
The Land of the Sky Association of REALTORS (LOTSAR) is the longest running REALTOR® association in North Carolina. LOTSAR’s mission is to enhance our members to exceed, to foster high ethical standards, to promote private property rights, and to be the voice of home ownership. The Land of the Sky Association of REALTORS® is located at 37 Montford Ave, Asheville, NC 28801.

About Kat McReynolds
Kat studied entrepreneurship and music business at the University of Miami and earned her MBA at Appalachian State University. Follow me @katmAVL

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