Nebraska bill would create right to counsel for all tenants

01/14/2021, Legislation, Housing - Evictions

A new Nebraska bill, LB 419, would require courts to appoint counsel for all tenants in eviction cases.  The bill also creates a new $50 eviction fee to generate funding for the right.  The bill is covered by The Reader.


Nebraska joins South CarolinaMaryland, and Washington State with such legislation in 2021.