If you are a landlord, or if  you are the person who is renting, you likely have a plethora of questions about what will happen in the future.

Shannon Gierhart, who is the Senior Director of Marketing and Communications for One Acadiana, says in a press release that they are offering a seminar for landlords and tenants to get advice about what to do in these trying economic times.

This webinar is free and open to the public.

For many families in Acadiana, they are wondering how they are going to pay the rent as their finances are in dire straits. The same can be said for landlords who are wondering how they are going to make the payment to the bank for their rental property.

If you are interested in joining this webinar, it is being hosted tomorrow morning, Tuesday, April 14, at nine o'clock.

If you click here https://covid19landlordstenants.eventbrite.com, you can register for tomorrow's event which is being hosted by Jones Walker.

Here are some of the issues that will be covered:

  • Remote Notary Services
  • Rent Deferment
  • Abatement
  • Force Majeure
  • Future Changes As To How Contracts Are Written

There will only be 300 people who will be able to register for the event, so make sure you sign up today.

Gierhart says following Tuesday's event, they will post the event on Wednesday here, OneAcadiana.org/COVID-19-Resources.

The following groups are teaming up with One Acadiana to present this webinar:

  • Lafayette Economic Development Authority
  • Opportunity Machine
  • Downtown Development Authority
  • Louisiana Small Business Center at UL Lafayette
  • Acadiana Workforce Solutions
  • Acadiana Planning Commission
  • United Way of Acadiana
  • Other Local Chambers & Economic Development Offices