HOUSING...

Renters' Housing Fair: April 7

Those planning to rent off-campus in the near future can meet property owners and managers at the Annual Housing Fair '98 Tuesday, April 7, from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. on Locust Walk. More than 50 realty companies will be represented, along with tenants' right groups, utility companies and other organizations involved in off-campus living. More information: Office of Off-Campus Living, 898-8500.

Buyers' Housing Fair: April 15

The Office of Community Housing, which administers the Guaranteed Mortgage Program which facilitates Penn faculty and staff purchase of homes near campus, will hold its annual Home Buyers Housing Fair on Wednesday, April 15, from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. in the Faculty Club's Alumni Hall. Refreshments are served.

Faculty and staff can meet bankers, realtors and representatives of title insurance companies and moving van companies. They can also secure their own personal credit reports for $1, and those who complete a housing survey are eligible for prizes. For further information, contact Community Housing at 898-7422.

Community Tour: April 18

About 70 houses in the near-campus community will be on view in the seventh annual University City Saturday, April 18. The hours are 11 a.m. to 4 p.m, and the information center is in the auditorium of St. Francis de Sales, 917 S. 47th St.

University City Saturday allows prospective home buyers to meet with representatives of organizations committed to the area and learn exactly what the community has to offer. Information will be available from many of University City's neighborhood associations, schools, and churches.There will also be representatives from different banks and mortgage companies.

Nonbuying visitors-architecture buffs, home renovators in search of ideas, and those who simply want to know the neighborhood west of 40th Street-are also welcome. Contact University City Promotions at 552-8140 for details.


Almanac, Vol. 44, No. 27, March 31, 1998

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