Jenifer McKim

Journalist (Massachusetts)
Senior Investigative Reporter and Senior Trainer at NECIR who focuses on social issues.

Links: @jbmckim | (Current as of: August 28, 2017)



‘Someone To Speak For You’: Low-Income Tenants Get Lawyers For Housing Court

Jenifer McKim
National Public Radio (NPR)
April 3, 2019
The right to counsel program, signed into law in 2017, is meant to address the legal disparity in a city where historically only one in 10 tenants in housing court had a lawyer, while most landlords had legal representation.


As rents soar in Boston, low-income tenants try to stave off eviction

Jenifer McKim
Boston Globe
February 19, 2019
With an estimated 43 evictions a day in Massachusetts, should the state guarantee legal help to renters who can’t afford an attorney?

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More seniors are taking loans against their homes — and it’s costing them

Jenifer McKim
Washington Post
August 25, 2017
Across the nation, an increasing number of seniors are facing foreclosure after taking out reverse mortgages, either because they fell behind on property charges or failed to meet other requirements of the complex mortgage loans.

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