Santa Monica explores eviction right to counsel

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04/10/2021, Legislation, Housing - Evictions

In December 2019, the Santa Monica (California) City Council passed an ordinance stating the City's intention to enact a right to counsel for tenants facing eviction.  The Santa Monica Daily Press has more.

Then, in April 2021, the City announced the creation of a right to counsel pilot program.

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