Battling bad landlords just got tougher

Feature (Ohio)

Battling bad landlords just got tougher

February 9, 2018 | Mark Naymik | Plain Dealer (Cleveland, OH)
For 40 years, the Cleveland Tenants Organization was one of their few allies, guiding them on how to legally withhold rent from bad landlords and advising them of their rights during the eviction process.
Tags: Housing: Eviction | Housing: Landlord-Tenant

Rats, frozen pipes and sleepless nights: Vt. lacks enforcement of rental housing safety

News Story (Vermont)

Rats, frozen pipes and sleepless nights: Vt. lacks enforcement of rental housing safety

January 12, 2018 | April McCullum | Burlington Free Press
A new report from Vermont Legal Aid shows tenants often struggle to resolve disputes with landlords over basic health and safety standards, and it is unclear which government officials are responsible to intervene.
Tags: Housing: Landlord-Tenant