Eviction Defense Project Aims to Help Milwaukee’s Impoverished Neighborhoods


Organized under the auspices of Legal Action of Wisconsin, the Eviction Defense Project, or EDP, is a court-based, free program for people facing eviction.
Audio, Feature (Wisconsin)

Mitch Teich
WUWM (local NPR, Milwaukee)
March 7, 2017
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Tags: Housing: Eviction

Organizations mentioned/involved: Legal Action of Wisconsin


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Segregation is connected to issues ranging from education to housing to health. So, it’s no coincidence that evictions disproportionately affects certain neighborhoods in Milwaukee.

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“It really came out of people’s realization that there’s this gap in terms of legal service and assistance that’s being provided to low income tenants for eviction,” explains Legal Action attorney Raphael Ramos.