Adequate, affordable housing is a basic need, essential to family safety and stability.

Priority cases in this area may include:

  • evictions from public or private housing;
  • foreclosures;
  • lockouts or utility cutoffs;
  • denial, reduction or loss of housing assistance; and
  • issues related to habitability of the home, safety concerns, and disasters.
To learn more about your legal rights and responsibilities related to Housing Laws (click here).

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