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Eviction-aid program could reduce homelessness long term

By , Daily Memphian Updated: June 18, 2020 10:16 PM CT | Published: June 18, 2020 10:16 PM CT

A new, local program will offer free legal representation and housing counseling to renters facing pandemic-related evictions. Participating landlords will be paid negotiated settlements. And the court that handles evictions is participating.

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Tom Bailey

Tom Bailey

Tom Bailey covers business news for The Daily Memphian. A Tupelo, Mississippi, native, he graduated from Mississippi State University. He's worked in journalism for 40 years and has lived in Midtown for 36 years.


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