New York City’s Right to Counsel law helps stem the epidemic of evictions, and provides a blueprint for Milwaukee

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New York City’s Right to Counsel law helps stem the epidemic of evictions, and provides a blueprint for Milwaukee

October 16, 2020 | James E. Causey | Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel
NYC was the first in the nation to pass the Right to Counsel. In 2019, evictions dropped 15%, from the same time in 2018.
Tags: COVID-19 | Housing: Eviction | Housing: Right to Counsel

Kevin Drum

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Kevin Drum

Political blogger and writer, formerly for the Washington Monthly and Mother Jones magazine, now freelance.