RAOA March 2018 General Membership Meeting

  • 13 Mar 2018
  • 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
  • Westwood Club - 6200 West Club Lane Richmond, VA 23226


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March 2018 
General Membership Meeting

The Property Owner's Guide to Assistance Animals

presented by

Barrie B. Bowers

Tuesday, March 13, 2018
Westwood Club
6200 West Club Lane
Richmond, VA 23226 

Tenant requests for assistance animals are growing rapidly. Property owners and managers need to be knowledgeable about recent changes to Virginia laws and guidance to properly handle these requests, and to be in compliance with fair housing requirements.

Learning Objectives:

  • What animals constitute assistance animals
  • How to evaluate a tenant or applicant’s request to have an assistance animal in their rental home
  • What types of verifications may you require from tenants or applicants
  • How do you determine whether to accept or deny a request

About Barrie B. Bowers:

Barrie Bowers is an attorney at FutureLaw, L.L.C., a cutting edge law firm headquartered in Richmond, Virginia. Barrie has more than 20 years of experience in real estate and business law. Her diligent approach from the beginning to end of any project helps maintain a focus on the finish line, while anticipating and attending to the details of the project along the way.

Barrie’s in-house experience with a major apartment real estate investment trust equips her with a keen understanding of the needs of real estate and other companies. She is adept at working within a business environment to define problems, identify solutions and implement those solutions effectively to conclusion.

Barrie heads FutureLaw’s Property Management Team and works extensively with the firm’s property management clients. She works with clients in all aspects of the landlord-tenant relationship, from drafting leases and forms, advising on tenant issues, handling reasonable accommodation requests, as well as handling agency issues. She also has expertise in negotiating contracts with providers of voice, data and video, including cable and telephone companies. For real estate clients, Barrie regularly handles sales, acquisition, commercial leasing and other property transactions, ranging from easements to single asset purchases to portfolio transactions. For more information, please see www.futurelaw.net.

Barrie is active and holds leadership roles in various community and civic organizations, particularly in her local schools. Barrie can be reached at 804.726.2402 and by e-mail at bbowers@futurelaw.net.

Members: $20
Guests: $30

Premier members please email Nicole at 
or call (804) 716-3065 to register.

Space is limited.
Registration for this event is required. 

To avoid a $5 fee, please register by Thursday, March 8th! 

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