St. Pete weighs right to counsel for tenants facing eviction

04/17/2022, Legislation, Housing - Evictions

In St. Pete, the City Council, spurred by councilmember Richie Floyd, has charged its Youth and Family Services Subcommittee with studying the potential to increase representation for tenants facing eviction, with an eye towards providing a right to counsel.  

The initiative has been covered by WMNF, WTSP, and Creative Loafing.