September 9, 2020
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Tags: Housing: Eviction
Organizations mentioned/involved: Legal Aid Justice Center (Virginia), Legal Aid Society of Roanoke Valley (VA) (LASRV)
The lawsuit, filed Wednesday, alleges Hampton-based Senex Law violated federal debt collection laws and tacked on unreasonable attorney fees as they attempted to collect unpaid rent on behalf of landlords around the state. In a statement announcing the suit, the tenants’ lawyers accused the firm of holding a “starring role in the state’s mass evictions.”