Two free walk-in informational sessions on affordable rental and homeownership programs take place at 6 and 7 p.m. Oct. 19 at the second-floor community room at the Putnam Gardens Community Room, 64 Magee St., in the Riverside neighborhood. Housing staff from the Community Development Department will be available to discuss the city’s affordable rental and homeownership programs.

Currently, the Housing Division is accepting applications for the Homeownership Pool and the Rental Applicant Pool. Preference is given to Cambridge residents and families with children.

For information, call (617) 349-4622.