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April 13, 2018

Legal Aid Lawyers Work to Reduce High Eviction Rates

True to form, Virginia's determined legal aid attorneys have responded quickly to address the eviction crisis that was highlighted in a recent New York Times article. Says VSB Access to Legal Services Director Crista Gantz: "This is timely action by tireless advocates and we’re excited to see the innovative programs that come from CARE."

The Virginia Poverty Law Center issued this press release on the topic and how it affects low-income residents in the commonwealth.

More coverage on the issue:

ABA Journal

Richmond Times-Dispatch Correspondent of the Day