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City HEP classes announced for 2002.

In a continuing effort to educate residential building owners, property managers and residents on building preservation and maintenance, New York City Department of Housing Preservation and Development (HPD) Commissioner Jerilyn Perine announced the 2002 class schedule for the agency's Housing Education Program (HEP). The comprehensive program offers interactive, hands-on instruction on a range of conservation, maintenance and improvement topics.

The 2002 edition of the Housing Education Program includes 11 courses spread over several weeks and taught as seminars, interactive courses and standard classroom sessions. The courses are free, but students must pre-register by calling the Housing Education Program at (212) 863-8830 or completing the course application available on HPD's web site nyc.gov/hpd and mailing it to the address listed on the application. Interested parties can request a Course Guide by calling (212) 863-8830.

Among courses currently being offered are:

* Course 101: Introduction of Residential Property Management and Building Systems. Taught as an interactive class through video conferencing from four locations in Manhattan, Brooklyn and Queens, the next nine-week session will be held from April 18 through June 6. Classes are held Thursday evenings from 5:45 to 8:30 p.m. Topics in this curriculum include Housing Court, review of Tax Exemption and Loan Programs, and how to improve your heating, plumbing and electric systems. This course is a pre-requisite for Course 201, 202 and 203. Call (212) 863-8830 for class location.

* Course 102: Owners Pro Housing Training. This seven-session course for building owners is conducted in each borough twice a year. The remaining dates for 2002 are April 17 through May 22 in Queens and May 29 through June 26 in Brooklyn. Classes are held Wednesday from 6 to 9 p.m. Call (212) 863-8830 for class location.

* Course 201: Advanced Building Management. For building owners and managers who have successfully completed Course 101, this offering is a comprehensive 17-session course that focuses on record keeping, rent control, rent stabilization, leases, housing maintenance codes, Housing Court, Division of Housing and Community Renewal, building security, lead issues, fire safety, pest control, Jiggetts case law, and fair housing. The final session will be held April 15 through June 24. Classes are held on Monday and Wednesday evenings from 5:45 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Call (212) 863-8830 for class location.
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