An event to share important information with renters in Ogden, Utah. By bringing workshops directly to the community, we aim to address the pressing need for accessible information, ensuring renters have the tools and insights necessary to make informed decisions, secure suitable housing, and work towards housing security. Join us in bridging the gap between renters and essential housing resources, as we strive to build a more informed and empowered community.


Date: Saturday May 18
Time: 12 PM - 4 PM
Location: Eccles Community Art Center 2580 Jefferson Ave, Ogden, UT 84401


Join us for a unique twist on the traditional open house! We are turning a home in East Central Ogden into a hub about housing.

Designed to engage the local neighborhood, the Open House Event invites residents to explore different rooms on the first floor of the home, each hosting presenters who will share insights on housing-related subjects.

OgdenCAN has partnered with OWCAP on a project dedicated to helping Ogden renters learn information that will help them navigate the housing system and attain stable long term housing.
while hosting workshops on housing at various locations, we heard from community members that the information needed to be brought "closer to home" to be more accessible. This event is our response to that request.


The Eccles Community Arts Center, located at 2580 Jefferson Avenue, Ogden, Utah, serves as a vibrant hub for artistic expression in the community. Originally built in 1924 as a meeting hall for the Fraternal Order of Eagles, it was later renovated into a cultural center in 1988.
While not a house per se, its warm ambiance and welcoming atmosphere replicate the feeling of home, making it the perfect venue for our open house event. With its rich history and commitment to the arts, the Eccles Community Arts Center offers a unique and inspiring space for creativity to flourish.


Presentations and ClassesThere will be many information booths available at the event on the main floor and in the court yard but we are also very excited to let you all know about the flash class schedule.What is a flash class?
A flash class is a quick educational session aimed at teaching you something specific in a short time. Unlike longer traditional classes that can last for weeks or months, flash classes are much shorter, usually just a few minutes, today they are 20 minutes long.

Note: Locations are subject to change; please ask event staff for confirmation.

12:00 - 12:50 PM
All presenters' table on Main Floor
Transition to flash class locations at 12:50

Renters Rights
Presented by Renters Justice Coalition
Location: Kitchen
1:00 - 1:20 PM
2:00 - 2:20 PM
3:00 - 3:20 PM

How to Find a Small Landlord
Presented by Jeremy Peterson, Real Estate Agent
Location: Second Floor
1:00 - 1:20 PM
2:00 - 2:20 PM
3:00 - 3:20 PM

How To Avoid/Stop An Eviction
Presented by Denise George, Quill Fox Legal
Location: Third Floor
1:30 - 1:50 PM
2:30 - 2:50 PM
3:30 - 3:50 PM

Fair Housing
Presented by Cathy Fuentez, Ogden City
Location: Third Floor
1:30 - 1:50 PM
2:30 - 2:50 PM
3:30 - 3:50 PM

Guests can come in at any time during the 4 hours durration.

Presentation Topics
TopicPresented byStatus
Utility BillsLorenzo Long (Energy Wise)Confirmed
What I can afford for RentalAmerica First Credit UnionConfirmed
Renters Rights?Renter's Justice CoalitionConfirmed
SpanishElisa Solis (OWCAP)Confirmed
Fair HousingCathy Fuentez (Ogden City)Confirmed
How to Avoid An EvictionDenise George (Quill Fox LLC)Confirmed
Pets Emotional Support AnimalsSeth SchillingConfirmed


We can't wait to see you there!

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