Solving landlord-tenants disputes outside of court and without eviction should be the norm.

Solving landlord-tenants disputes outside of court and without eviction should be the norm.

Keeping tenants struggling to pay rent in their homes while making landlords whole is always a challenge. The coronavirus pandemic made it many times more difficult with fewer resources and many more tenants facing the threat of eviction. Recognizing the danger of people losing their homes during a public health crisis, the city launched a new Eviction Diversion Program as a temporary fix — but it should become the norm.

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