Landlords say new rules could actually exacerbate evictions in Akron

There is a troubling proposal in Akron from judges in that city who are set to vote Jan. 17 on new rules requiring more accountability for landlords and allowing tenants with a clean record to seal 3-year-old cases. As reported in the the Akron Beacon Journal The rule changes would let judges immediately seal certain cases,… Continue reading Landlords say new rules could actually exacerbate evictions in Akron

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The New York Times recently ran a story, Many Renters Who Face Eviction Owe Less Than $600; Can Washington do something to help them? A growing number of politicians think so.   The story notes that most eviction filings are for less than $600.  “Such relatively small sums suggest that, for all of the intractable… Continue reading Untitled