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New DE Legislation Seeks to Create “Right to Counsel” for Renters

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Renters are almost always out-gunned when it comes to eviction hearings, compared to their landlords. A University of Delaware study found 86% of landlords come to court with legal counsel compared to just 2% of tenants.

New legislation introduced in Dover hopes to change that imbalance. WHYY’s Mark Eichmann has more from the Delaware Desk.

(Original air-date: 5/17/21)