News Story (Pennsylvania)
November 28, 2018
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Tags: Civil Right to Counsel, Funding: State & Local, Housing: Eviction
Organizations mentioned/involved: Philadelphia Bar Association, Community Legal Services (CLS) of Philadelphia
And it’s not chump change either; the report, prepared by consulting firm Stout Risius Ross for the Philadelphia Bar Association’s Civil Gideon and Access to Justice Task Force, found that an estimated annual expenditure of $3.5 million to provide legal counsel for low-income tenants in eviction proceedings could avoid at least $45.2 million in city costs every year.