DCRA’s thisshouldbeillegal.com team will be tweeting live from the American University Off-Campus Housing Fair tomorrow from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. at the Mary Graydon Center in University Club Room 2 & 3.
Follow us at @dcra or Come by and see us. This is thisshouldbeillegal.com’s first of many big events in 2009. We’ll be sending out good tips and links to important information.
The event will provide AU students the opportunity to get information on making the transition to off-campus housing. We will be there to help students how to choose safe and licensed housing and how to keep their new homes safe. AU has a good site to help students right here as well.
We will be encouraging students to first ask their prospective landlord if they are licensed. Students can also look up addresses in the Department of Consumer and Regulatory Affairs licensed rental database.
Students can also start their own campaign to help their fellow students. We’ll provide the training materials and fliers, you supply the energy. You can also send in videos of your new place to our Facebook FanPage or Group and we’ll look up the building’s history for you.
Here is a map to the event. See you there.