New polling data shows strong support for eviction right to counsel

05/19/2021, Report, Housing - Evictions

Data for Progress and The Appeal has conducted polling showing that support for a right to counsel for tenants facing eviction has grown even in the past few months, with “81 percent of voters—including 87 percent of Democrats, 73 percent of independents, and 70 percent of Republicans—support[ing] a right to counsel for evictions proceedings.”