Detroit summit focuses on right to counsel in eviction cases

03/12/2019, Miscellaneous, Housing - Evictions

A summit was convened in Detroit to explore the right to counsel in eviction cases.  The summit featured panels of City officials, funders, clients, and experts from around the country.  NCCRC Coordinator John Pollock served on one of the panels, as did Andy Scherer (RTCNYC), Jordan Dressler (NYC Office of Civil Justice), Hazel Remesch (Legal Aid Society of Cleveland) and Abby Staudt (Legal Aid Society of Cleveland).  Stout, which was one of the conveners of the event, has created a summit resources webpage featuring resources from other jurisdictions that were shared with the Detroit attendees.  

 

The summit was covered by The Detroit NewsDeadline Detroit, and Bridge Magazine.   

 

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NCCRC Coordinator John Pollock moderated the panel of City officials and served on the national experts panel.