How Southeast Louisiana Legal Services Successfully Disputed the Eviction of 53 Elderly and Disabled Tenants

Posted on: December 19, 2017

Right around Christmas in 2016, Michael—a 68-year-old Vietnam War veteran who suffers from PTSD—received a notice that the lease for his affordable apartment in New Orleans was being terminated. He had lived there for seven years and paid his rent on time, with the help of a housing voucher for $789 a month. Being a model tenant, he couldn’t understand why his lease wasn’t being renewed.

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