Workshop to Prevent Home Improvement Fraud
The National Center for the Prevention of Home Improvement Fraud and the City of Chattanooga are sponsoring a workshop to help people learn how to prevent home improvement fraud.
Organizers say, "This workshop is not only critical, it is urgent! Be proactive! Come hear subject matter experts speak on some of the most important things you should know when dealing with home improvement/home repair contractors, regardless of where you are in your project."
Topics include: valuable do’s and don’ts around hiring a contractor, building permits, what to do before a project, during a project and after a project, scopes of work, executing a contract, lien releases, typical scams, greenwashing (green fraud), how to work with your insurance agent to protect your home, conflict resolution, payment schedules, and a whole lot more.
Thursday, May 5, 2011
- 6:00pm – 8:00pm
- Community Room
- Chattanooga Housing Authority
- 801 N. Holtzclaw Avenue
- Chattanooga, TN 37404
Those interested in attending can email: firstname.lastname@example.org or call (855) 2-NOFRAUD.
Speakers include: police officers, attorneys, insurance specialists, building and zoning experts, FEMA disaster inspectors, and energy efficiency experts, among others.