Renters getting evicted will soon get free lawyers in N.J. city
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The city wants to provide free legal representation to low-income residents facing eviction.

Newark has taken the first step to codify into law its intent to provide low-income tenants facing eviction with free legal help. 

Citing the lack of affordable housing opportunities and "frivolous" eviction actions, the city plans to create a nonprofit that connects eligible tenants with legal representation in landlord-tenant court. 

"People need help and as a result, we...


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