Audio, News Story (California)
September 26, 2018
READ THE FULL STORY HERE
Tags: Housing: Eviction
Organizations mentioned/involved: Inner City Law Center (ICLC) (Los Angeles)
Voters in San Francisco recently approved a ballot measure to set aside $5.6 million a year to offer legal counsel to anybody facing eviction. New York has a similar program. A group that represents landlords in San Francisco says the city shouldn’t be in the business of footing the legal bills for every eviction. But proponents say it is a relatively small cost for a potentially big social payoff.