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Columbus pushes back on retaliatory evictions with stronger protections for tenants

December 12, 2018 | Columbus Business First
City Council voted Monday night to amend city codes to better address so-called "retaliatory" evictions – when a landlord files an eviction notice against a tenant as retribution for complaints about the condition of their housing.
Tags: Housing: Eviction
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Columbus Tenant Advocacy Pilot Shows Strong Results

November 26, 2018 | WOSU (Columbus, OH)
A new program assisting Columbus residents facing evictions has released a report on its first six months of work.
Tags: Housing: Eviction
News Story (Ohio)

Tenant Advocacy Project helps Franklin County residents stay in their homes, according to new study

November 27, 2018 | Columbus Dispatch
The study found that tenants who received help from the Tenant Advocacy Project were able to stay in their home 240 percent more often than those who were not helped by the organization.
Tags: Housing: Eviction
News Story (Ohio)

Columbus Boosts Eviction Protections For Renters

January 7, 2019 | Associated Press (AP)
The updated law, which was approved earlier this month, takes effect in January.
Tags: Housing: Eviction | Housing: Landlord-Tenant
News Story (Ohio)

Study: Local Program Helping Renters Avoid Eviction

November 27, 2018 | WCBE (Columbus)
The Legal Aid Society of Columbus says its Tenant Advocacy Project created last year helped people stay in their homes 240 percent more often than those who were not assited by the program.
Tags: Housing: Eviction