May 19, 2020 |
The one absolute requirement to comply with a stay-at-home or safer-at-home order is a home. Yet access to that very critical living necessity is in jeopardy for millions of Americans who’ve been forced out of work by coronavirus and now face mounting bills and past due rents.
Tags: Coronavirus | COVID-19 | Housing | Housing: Eviction | Housing: Right to Counsel
March 14, 2019 |
Housing issues go beyond how expensive it is to rent or buy in the city, but also how to provide more stability among homeowners and tenants in the places they currently occupy.
Tags: Housing: Eviction | Housing: Right to Counsel
November 6, 2019 |
The legislature held a hearing in July to review a trio of bills that would enact a right-to-counsel law for certain eligible cases in housing court. A few cities have a similar law, but no other state does — Massachusetts would be the first.
Tags: Housing: Right to Counsel
October 10, 2019 |
U.S. courts are supposed to be guided by fairness with due process for all. But in deportation hearings in Pennsylvania and throughout the country, detained immigrants are currently not guaranteed legal representation, leaving many alone in facing government attorneys.