Detroit News


One of the two major newspapers in Detroit, Michigan. in 2011, their daily circulation was 141,668.
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Group wants renters to have lawyers in eviction cases

Christine MacDonald
Detroit News
March 12, 2019
A group of lawyers and business leaders, along with renters like Fite, gathered Tuesday for a one-day conference called "Detroit Eviction Right To Counsel Summit" to push a proposal to guarantee a lawyer for all poor renters facing eviction in Detroit.

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Legal groups propose help for Detroit tenants facing eviction

Christine MacDonald
Detroit News
February 21, 2019
Poor renters in Detroit would be guaranteed legal help to fight evictions under a proposal being pitched by an influential group of lawyers and business leaders next month.

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A pathway for Detroit tenants to enforce their rights

Linda Jordan, Marie DeFer
Detroit News
October 10, 2018
Renters in Detroit, especially low-income renters, struggle to find safe and affordable housing. This is in large part because landlords have failed to hold up their end of the bargain and have allowed their properties to fall into a state of disrepair.

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‘Homeless Court’ in Detroit offers relief to poor

Oralandar Brand-Williams
Detroit News
February 26, 2018
For the very poor, the same ticket can be a financial disaster that leads to additional fines and a suspended license when they can’t pay up.

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Legal help for needy in demand in Metro Detroit

Oralandar Brand-Williams
Detroit News
October 9, 2017
From assisting parents in custody disputes to helping low-income homeowners stave off foreclosure, area law clinics are ramping up their efforts to assist Metro Detroiters who can’t afford attorneys as demand increases.

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Study: 100K Mich. drivers lose licenses for unpaid fees

Mike Martindale
Detroit News
September 26, 2017
A report issued Tuesday by the Virginia-based Legal Aid Justice Center finds Michigan is one of five states that require judges to seize people’s licenses if they fail to pay court fees after a trial or hearing.

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Land contracts trip up would-be homeowners

Joel Kurth
Detroit News
February 29, 2016
Land contracts and similar deals have soared in Detroit since the mortgage meltdown, attorneys and housing advocates say, contributing to evictions in a city that leads the nation in them.



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