News Story (Ohio)
Plain Dealer (Cleveland, OH)
May 29, 2019
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Tags: Housing: Eviction, Housing: Right to Counsel
Organizations mentioned/involved: Legal Aid Society of Cleveland
Kelley told cleveland.com editors and reporters on Wednesday that the effort likely would be phased in, starting small and then building. The city has yet to determine how to fund the program.
“The moral case has been made,” Kelley said, but noted that he wants to find a revenue source that will make the program sustainable.
The legislation is the result of months of planning and research by the Housing Justice Alliance, a panel that includes Kelley and others on City Council, the Legal Aid Society of Cleveland, the Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association and Cleveland Academy of Trial Attorneys.