Legislators weigh public defender-like system for tenants facing eviction

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Legislators weigh public defender-like system for tenants facing eviction

September 6, 2019 | Ben Berke | Enterprise (Brockton, MA)
If implemented, Pollock said providing counsel to tenants facing eviction saves money “downstream.” Keeping tenants housed, he said, will reduce costs for the homeless shelters, police departments and jails that often deal with eviction’s aftermath.
Tags: Housing: Right to Counsel