A new report from Vermont Legal Aid shows tenants often struggle to resolve disputes with landlords over basic health and safety standards, and it is unclear which government officials are responsible to intervene.
News Story (Vermont)
Burlington Free Press
January 12, 2018
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Tags: Housing: Landlord-Tenant
Organizations mentioned/involved: Vermont Legal Aid (VLA)
Eight years ago, a previous study group asked Vermont lawmakers to set up a central rental housing office in state government, create a rental housing registry, and take other proactive steps to ensure safety for tenants.
The recommendations were dropped.