A two-semester clinical program. The Legal Aid Clinic handles over 1,300 cases per year, offering assistance to those in need of legal aid.
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Primary geographic focus: Puerto Rico
Organization type(s): Law School, Provider
CONTENT MENTIONING/INVOLVING THIS SOURCENews Story Associated Press (AP)
June 21, 2017
An average of 14 families lose homes every day to foreclosure in Puerto Rico, more than double the rate a decade ago as the island faces a real-estate crash worse than the one that sparked the Great Recession on the U.S. mainland.
News Story Matthew Goldstein
New York Times (NYT)
December 16, 2017
If the current numbers hold, Puerto Rico is headed for a foreclosure epidemic that could rival what happened in Detroit, where abandoned homes became almost as plentiful as occupied ones.
News Story Danica Coto
Associated Press (AP)
January 24, 2018
Legal experts say it is a scene that will repeat itself in the coming weeks and months on an island that already was seeing a sharp rise in foreclosures before the hurricane.
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